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31 Jul 2020
Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message
If The Academy's video collage on hope has moved you, Nike's recent viral advertisement on sportsmanship courage will give you goosebumps.
18 Jul 2020
3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold
Takealot Eagles clinched gold in the inaugural 3TC Solidarity Cup, that marked the resumption of professional cricket in South Africa.
11 Jul 2020
Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row
Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that many players received racist slurs during the 2005 Australian tour, and were urged to play regardless.
09 Jul 2020
England vs West Indies, Day 1: Key moments and takeaways
International cricket resumed after a hiatus of 116 days as hosts England faced West Indies on Day 1 of the first Test, at the Ageas Oval.
03 Jul 2020
#ENGvsWI: All you need to know ahead of Test series
International cricket is set to return with England hosting West Indies in a three-match Test series under a bio-secure environment.
30 Jun 2020
BET Awards: How artists addressed social injustice through virtual performances
The coronavirus pandemic has limited most of our lives to the indoors, forcing office meetings, weddings, fundraisers, tech conventions, etc., to go virtual.
29 Jun 2020
Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys
West Indies players will be sporting a 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collars of their jerseys in the upcoming Test series against England, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
24 Jun 2020
After online petition, matrimonial website removes skin color filter
A matrimonial website has removed a skin color filter from its platform after facing criticism online.
23 Jun 2020
Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising
A string of brands has committed to an advertising boycott on social media platform Facebook, which has been facing criticism over its handling of misinformation and hate speech.
16 Jun 2020
Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users
In light of the brutal killing of George Floyd and the racial discrimination protests stemming from it, Instagram is moving to take steps to better support Black communities.
14 Jun 2020
US cop fatally shoots Black man during arrest
Even as the United States witnesses widespread demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd, another Black man was fatally shot during an arrest in Atlanta.
13 Jun 2020
Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts
Premier League will see players' names be replaced on the back of their shirts with 'Black Lives Matter' for the first 12 matches of the resumed 2019-20 season.
11 Jun 2020
Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US
As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue to spread across the United States, several sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers have been targeted.
09 Jun 2020
George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop
A former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd has had his bail at up to $1.25 million.
06 Jun 2020
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality
NBA legend Michael Jordan announced a donation of $100 million towards groups who have been fighting for racial equality and social justice.
06 Jun 2020
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has quit from the board of the company he started 15 years ago and wants his position to be filled by a black candidate. Making the major announcement on Friday, he said the decision was long overdue.
05 Jun 2020
Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it
Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan was trolled brutally, after she put out a seemingly innocuous post with the slogan 'All Lives Matter'.
04 Jun 2020
All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges
After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.
02 Jun 2020
US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op
United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.
31 May 2020
US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death
As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.
30 May 2020
How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US
The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.
16 Nov 2018
Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?
'Black Panther' was Marvel's most significant movie in 2018, despite 'Avengers: Infinity War' drawing more crowd.
16 Jul 2018
Serena Williams: Tennis-star, entrepreneur, activist, mother and more
Serena Williams: Tennis-champion, entrepreneur, activist, mother, and the list goes on. Does this woman stop to even breathe?
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.
14 Aug 2017
Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response
US President Donald Trump has come under criticism for not explicitly condemning white supremacists that most are blaming for the Charlottesville violence.
13 Aug 2017
Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured
In a disturbing instance, a car rammed into a crowd opposing a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia killing one person and leaving 19 injured.
24 Jun 2017
Filmy Diaries: Robots and humans, where do we stand?
With the progression of AI and robot technology, humans are standing on the crossroads of certain ethical questions. Questions which become pertinent as AI starts to become more human-like and indeed there'll come a time where it will be impossible to differentiate between a robot and its human counterpart.
06 Apr 2017
Pepsi pulls down Kendall Jenner ad over protests
The latest controversial ad campaign by Pepsi featuring reality TV star and supermodel Kendall Jenner in a rally left a sour taste in some people's mouth.