Racism

Hate graffiti on road leading to Gurdwara in Canada draws fire

The incident occurred a day after a Sikh woman Jyoti Gondek was sworn in as the first female mayor of the city.

Oct 27, 2021, 18:58 PM IST

Dalit family fined Rs 23,000 after toddler enters Hanuman temple in Karnataka

The members of the upper castes said that the temple was desecrated by the Dalit boy’s entry and sought Rs 23,000 from the parents of the boy to perform purification rituals.

Sep 21, 2021, 15:37 PM IST

Milind Soman’s wife Ankita Konwar on racism: If you’re from Northeast, you are an Indian ONLY when you win a medal for the country

Ankita Konwar said that Indians consider Northeastern people ass part of the country only when they recieve medals at events like Tokyo Olympics 2020, otherwise they are adressed with racist slurs like 'chinki', 'Chinese' and 'Nepali'.

Jul 28, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

Instagram in trouble again, accused of promoting racism with THIS filter

Meanwhile, some of the videos also showed that creators are disgusted by the fact that their skin tone is dark and they are doing everything possible to wipe out that colour as if it is some kind of dirt that immediately needs to get removed. 

Jul 24, 2021, 17:42 PM IST

Google looks for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

Companies know their products can be faulty for groups that are under-represented in research and testing data. The concern over FST is that its limited scale for darker skin could lead to technology that, for instance, works for golden brown skin but fails for espresso red tones.

Jun 19, 2021, 20:11 PM IST

'EastEnders' actress Gurlaine Kaur Garcha opens up on racist attack

The 27-year-old actress, born in Luton, England, said the incident "came from nowhere" and left her in tears and feeling "ashamed" because she was unable to "brush off" the unnamed woman's tirade, reports dailymail.co.uk on Tuesday.

Jun 08, 2021, 23:54 PM IST

England Cricket racism row: After suspending Ollie Robinson, ECB investigates another player for 'offensive' tweet

Another England cricketer is being investigated for historical "offensive" social media posts by the ECB.

Jun 08, 2021, 15:59 PM IST

Five new racial, gender bias lawsuits against Amazon.com

Giant online retailer Amazon has been accused by its women worker of gender and racial biases. Women filed five lawsuits against Amazon for favouring men over women in career growth and several other factors.

May 20, 2021, 16:15 PM IST

Black Brazilians protest against racism, police violence on National Day Against Racism

Around 1,000 people marched through downtown Rio de Janeiro in the evening holding candles and signs saying, "Don`t kill me, kill racism," and accusing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro of genocide through police violence.

May 14, 2021, 11:57 AM IST

Chris Rock: Success does not erase trauma

Hollywood actor and comedian Chris Rock says he used his time during the COVID-19 induced lockdown to have lots of therapy to tackle issues from his past, as success does not erase trauma.

May 11, 2021, 09:20 AM IST

Google updates YouTube ad targeting terms to remove hate speech

At the same time, the report found, Google was blocking advertisers from using terms such as "Black Lives Matter" to find videos and channels to run ads against. After The Markup reached out to YouTube parent company Google for comment, it said the company actually blocked more racial and social justice terms, including "Black excellence" and "civil rights."

Apr 10, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

Asian-American veteran shows battle scars, asks 'is this patriot enough?'

69-year-old Lee Wong, who has served the US military for nearly 20 years, has been receiving arm applauds from all over the world for making a bold statement and raising the problem of racial discrimination being faced by Asian-Americans recently. It may be recalled that six Asian women were killed in Atlanta alongside two other victims in rising hate crimes last week.

Apr 01, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

Anusha Dandekar reveals she was called ‘chocolate milk’ and other racist slurs in Australia!

Anusha has recently launched a beauty brand Brownskin Beauty along with  Gaurav Kumar. The beauty brand seeks to promote inclusiveness and diversity in beauty products through its inclusive range. Anusha previously hosted MTV Love School Season 2, 3 and 4 along with ex-boyfriend and actor Karan Kundra. 

Feb 28, 2021, 19:23 PM IST

THIS country has widespread racism in cricket, players to attend anti-racism course

In the survey, done by the Professional Cricketers' Association, 45 per cent of more than 600 respondents claimed that racism had come from a fellow player, 10 per cent said it was from a coach, and around 30 per cent had experienced it on social media or from fans. 

Jan 28, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

'Regret not hitting him in the face': Red-carded PSG forward Neymar on Alvaro Gonzalez for racial slur

The PSG superstar was sent-off after VAR showed him slapping Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez on the back of his head. A total of five players were sent-off after a massive brawl erupted in PSG's 0-1 loss to Marseille.

Sep 14, 2020, 14:28 PM IST

Players found guilty of racism should be treated like dopers, match-fixers: Jason Holder

Meanwhile, the international cricket is all set to resume with the three-match Test series between West Indies and England from July 8.

 

Jun 29, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

Johnny Depp on 'ugliness' of racism

In the caption, the actor opened up about police brutality and systemic racism.

Jun 06, 2020, 17:23 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

‘Sport has the power to change the world’, says Cricket West Indies on racism

Cricket West Indies also updated their profile picture on social media where they have chosen the black and white filter.
 

Jun 03, 2020, 15:50 PM IST