Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

Ferguson: Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, gathered in intense heat on Saturday to pray and mark two weeks since a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, while supporters of the officer said in a separate rally miles away that the shooting was justified.

Retired cops side with Ferguson protesters

Ferguson: Retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis cut an arresting figure in his crisp uniform, dark blue cap -- and a sign demanding "the truth" about the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black youth.

National Guard ordered out of US riot town

National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

US Gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs` image

Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into USD 5 million to improve the image of the community in America.

Goa Cong opposes usage of word `negro` for African nationals

Goa Congress on Wednesday objected to the usage of the word "negros" in the official documents by the state government to refer to the African nationals.

Michael Brown shooting: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon orders deployment of National Guard

Governor Jay Nixon ordered deployment of National Guard troops in Missouri on Monday after instances of fresh violence and escalating protests against the murder of back teen Michael Brown.

Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in America`s Missouri town

From the 1970s, Ferguson, pop. 21,000, changed from being overwhelmingly white to predominantly black as whites left the town and its surrounding areas, seeking to avoid racial integration of public schools. 

Man hit by pickup truck in US; Sikh Coalition seeks probe

In what is regarded as another hate crime case in the US, a 29-year old Sikh man was hit by a pickup truck in New York last week.

Italy administrator caught up in racism row

Carlo Tavecchio, the favourite to become the next Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president, has been caught up in a racism storm after referring to African players as "banana eaters". 

Kim Kardashian`s daughter victim of racial slur

Socialite Kim Kardashian says her baby daughter North became the victim of a racial attack while on a plane last month.

Lisa Haydon roped in as online shopping site brand ambassador

Model and actress Lisa Haydon, who was appreciated for her work in `Queen`, has been roped in to endorse Myntra, an online shopping portal. She hopes her association yields more customers for the e-commerce platform.

`Racist` maid advert draws anger in Hong Kong

A "racist" insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has drawn outrage on social media in Hong Kong, with groups representing the city`s legions of domestic helpers calling for an apology.

Nido Tania murder case: One accused gets bail

An accused named in the charge sheet in the Nido Tania murder case here in January was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday.

Somnath Bharti terms NHRC report as biased

Former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Friday termed the NHRC report which indicted him of "racial prejudice", as biased and asked Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to "remove the perception" that shows him in bad light.

One-third of Britons have racist opinions: Study

A study by NatCen Social Research published Wednesday showed that 30 percent of 2,000 Britons who were interviewed confirmed that they have racist prior opinions.

Obama marks anniversary of key school desegregation ruling

President Barack Obama marked the 60-year anniversary of a landmark ruling that ordered the desegregation of US schools, citing a "long struggle to stamp out bigotry and racism."

Indian-origin leader quits British party alleging racism

An Indian-origin member has quit a political party in Britain, branding it "racist" and "terrifying".

BBC Radio Devon DJ David Lowe loses job over racist word

A veteran BBC local radio DJ has lost his job after playing a song on his golden oldies show containing a racist word.

Kim Kardashian disgusted by racism

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has vowed to fight racism so that her baby daughter North can grow up in a world free of prejudice.

Kim Kardashian vows to fight racism

Kim Kardashian has vowed to use her celebrity status to tackle discrimination after being on the receiving end of racial abuse.