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"Diverse global population" mandatory for 'Best Picture' nomination: Academy Awards

09 Sep 2020

"Diverse global population" mandatory for 'Best Picture' nomination: Academy Awards

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is taking the diversity angle seriously.

Marvel's next Captain America could be black or a woman

26 Oct 2018

Marvel's next Captain America could be black or a woman

Chris Evans had made his name synonymous with Marvel's Captain America. Therefore following the announcement of his exit, there has been much furor surrounding Captain America's future.

California Police shot black-man suspecting gun. He had an iPhone

23 Mar 2018

California Police shot black-man suspecting gun. He had an iPhone

Police in California has released disturbing footage of cops shooting an African-American man 20 times in the backyard of his own Sacramento home.

US Police officer charged with murder for shooting African-American teen

06 May 2017

US Police officer charged with murder for shooting African-American teen

Police officer Roy Oliver has been charged with murder for shooting a teenager as he rode away from a party in Dallas, US.

NYPD: Muslim teen fabricated assault story

16 Dec 2016

NYPD: Muslim teen fabricated assault story

The New York Police Department stated that Yasmin Seweid, an 18-year-old Muslim girl who complained about being assaulted by Trump supporters made up the entire story.

Pakistani's restaurant attacked twice in a week in Texas

07 Dec 2016

Pakistani's restaurant attacked twice in a week in Texas

A Pakistani restaurant in the US has been attacked twice in one week with racial and xenophobic undertones.

Muslim teen attacked in US

05 Dec 2016

Muslim teen attacked in US

Yasmin Seweid, an 18 year old Muslim student was assaulted in a New York subway by three drunk men who called her a terrorist and tried to rip off her Hijab, while screaming "Donald Trump."

Students, teacher reprimanded for Trump assassination skit

19 Nov 2016

Students, teacher reprimanded for Trump assassination skit

Two 10th grade students from Marshall High School in San Antonio have been reprimanded along with their teacher for performing a skit depicting the assassination of Donald Trump.

Days into Trump's regime, racist graffiti shows up

11 Nov 2016

Days into Trump's regime, racist graffiti shows up

Within two days of Donald Trump's win in the US Presidential elections, racist, pro-Trump graffiti is showing up in parts of America, giving substance to fears of heightened bigotry in the US.