Black Lives Matter

IPL 2020: Hardik Pandya comes out in support of 'Black Lives Matter', wins hearts with powerful gesture

West Indies all-rounder and Mumbai's stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard responded by raising his right fist. After the match, Pandya even tweeted a picture of himself with the caption "#BlackLivesMatter".

Oct 26, 2020, 13:26 PM IST

SunRisers Hyderabad's Jason Holder laments lack of recognition of ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Indian Premier League 2020

Holder expressed his dissatisfaction while receiving the prestigious Peter Smith Award on behalf of the West Indies cricket team in a virtual ceremony

Oct 21, 2020, 17:39 PM IST

'No one has forgotten about Black Lives Matter': Jofra Archer answers Michael Holding

The West Indies' great Michael Holding had criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) when players stopped taking a knee before matches

Sep 15, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka enters semifinals after straight-sets victory over Shelby Rogers

The Japanese player stayed on track for a second major at Flushing Meadows with a convincing win in the quarters. She will next face American Jennifer Brady in the semis

Sep 09, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

Mask after mask, Naomi Osaka extends support to 'Black Lives Matter' protest at US Open 2020

The 2018 US Open champion has been at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement. In each round, the player born to a Haitian father and Japanese mother, is wearing a different mask which bears the name of a black victim

Sep 07, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

The former US Open champion walked onto court with a mask bearing the name of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman killed by police officers in March

Sep 01, 2020, 14:56 PM IST

American author Randall Kenan who depicted black, gay life in prose dies at 57

Kenan grew up in North Carolina and attended UNC, receiving his undergraduate degree in 1985.

Aug 30, 2020, 06:49 AM IST

US President Donald Trump says NBA protest will 'destroy' basketball

NBA players halted play for three days in a protest sparked by the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Aug 29, 2020, 13:06 PM IST

National Guard deployed to Wisconsin city in US as racism protests continue

The shooting of Blake Sunday night reignited protests in several US cities over the police killings of Black men. The death in May of George Floyd after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck sparked demonstrations across the globe. 

Aug 28, 2020, 08:38 AM IST

Racism is for real, totally against it in any way, form: Sheldon Cottrell on Black Lives Matter movement, taking a knee in CPL, IPL

"For once, you have the platform, where you can exercise your beliefs, there’s nothing wrong with it. I think that’s the best stage," said Sheldon on taking a knee.

Aug 10, 2020, 23:30 PM IST

One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in US' Texas

One person was killed when several shots were fired amid a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Austin, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said.

Jul 26, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

As COVID-19 cases surge in US, President Donald Trump blames 'Black Lives Matter' protests

The US on Thursday passed a total of more than 4 million coronavirus infections and according to the President, COVID-19 cases started to rise after the Black Lives Matter demonstrations.

Jul 24, 2020, 09:32 AM IST

Michael Holding says need to educate entire human race to stop racism; England, West Indies players take-a-knee before 1st Test

He also talked about the brainwashing and said, "We have been brainwashed, and not just black people, white people are being brainwashed in different ways," he said.

Jul 08, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

Over 100 arrested in London during Black Lives Matter protests

Over 100 people were arrested in London on Saturday over offences including violent disorder, assault on law enforcement and possession of weapons, Scotland Yard said in a statement."

Jun 14, 2020, 07:07 AM IST

Premier League agrees to replace players' names with 'Black Lives Matter' on jerseys

The Premier League will resume on June 17 after a three-month stoppage due to the outbreak, which has caused over 41,000 deaths in the United Kingdom.

Jun 13, 2020, 09:32 AM IST

Entertainment news: Tamannaah Bhatia trolled for supporting 'Black Lives Matter'

Users called Tamannaah Bhatia out for endorsing fairness creams in the past.

Jun 07, 2020, 09:54 AM IST

TV actress Nia Sharma on Black Lives Matter: 'Lekin Bahu Toh Gori Hi Chahiye'

Discrimination on the basis of colour is often faced by many females in the country, especially at the time of matrimony. 

Jun 05, 2020, 18:38 PM IST

Angelina Jolie: Discrimination cannot be tolerated

The Oscar-winning star, who turned 45 on Thursday, also donated $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Jun 05, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Leonardo DiCaprio: Dedicated to end the disenfranchisement of Black America

The actor also appealed to his fans and followers to join the fight and donate. He listed four organisations, including the Fair Fight Initiative and the NAACP.

Jun 05, 2020, 17:52 PM IST

Kanye West sets up college fund for George Floyd's daughter

He will also be aiding black-owned businesses with financial contributions in his hometown of Chicago.

Jun 05, 2020, 14:34 PM IST