Poet behind book about US racism wins 2016 'genius grant'

A poet whose work explores the casual racism in the United States toward African-Americans is among the 23 winners of $625,000 "genius grants," the U.S.

Sep 22, 2016, 10:42 AM IST
Will bring back jobs from countries like China, India: Donald Trump

Will bring back jobs from countries like China, India: Donald Trump

Controversial Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has alleged that countries like China and India are taking away jobs from the US and vowed to bring them back for Americans.

Feb 22, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

Ohio policeman pleads not guilty in murder of black man

A white Ohio policeman who shot a black man during a routine traffic stop in what prosecutors called a "senseless" act motivated by anger pleaded not guilty to murder on Thursday.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Photo of black officer assisting white supremacist in US goes viral

A photo of a black police officer helping a white supremacist during rival rallies held in the US state of South Carolina by African-Americans and members of the white fanatic group Klu Klux Klan has gone viral and is generating positive reaction.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Obama urges 'soul searching' after Baltimore custody death and riot

For President Barack Obama, the riots in Baltimore marked the return of a recurring nightmare that continues to bedevil him: How to stop deadly encounters between police and African-Americans and the resulting race-related violence.

Apr 29, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

African-Americans in US fall in equality index: Report

Blacks trail whites the most in the areas of economics and social justice.

Mar 31, 2011, 15:19 PM IST

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