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Convicted Police Officer In George Floyd Death To Be Prosecuted In 2017 Case

Sep 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The indictment alleges Derek Chauvin deprived the teenager, who is Black, of his right to be free of unreasonable force in 2017.

George Floyd Statue Vandalised With Racist Symbols 5 Days After Installation

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After five days of unveiling the statue, it was vandalised with black paint and marked with the logo of a white supremacist group


Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22 Years And Six Months in Prison For Killing of George Floyd

Chauvin's mother, Carolyn Pawlenty, pleaded for mercy for her son, saying his reputation has been unfairly reduced to that of “an aggressive, heartless and uncaring person” and a racist.

Protest Erupts Again In Minnesota Over Man Killed By Deputies

Jun 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The fatal shooting comes as Minneapolis has been on edge since the death of George Floyd just over a year ago.


Police Reforms In America After The George Floyd Killing

Following the Floyd incident, several states in the US including New York have banned ‘chokeholds’.

22 April, 2021

North Carolina Deputy Fatally Shoots Black Man While Executing A Search Warrant

Associated Press (AP)

The Pasquotank County Sheriff's deputy was placed on leave pending a review by the State Bureau of Investigation, Sheriff Tommy Wooten II said at a news conference.


21 April, 2021

'Justice Served' - Sports World Reacts After Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Convicted For Murder

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Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, nearly 11 months after he knelt on George Floyd's neck


21 April, 2021

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Found Guilty On All Three Charges Of Killing George Floyd

Associated Press (AP)

The verdict — guilty on all counts, in a clear-cut victory for Floyd's supporters — set off jubilation tinged with sorrow around the city. Hundreds of people poured into the streets, some running through traffic with banners. Cars blared their horns.


20 April, 2021

Murder Case Against Ex-Cop In George Floyd's Death Goes To The Jury

Associated Press (AP)

The jury of six white people and six people who are Black or multiracial began deliberating after nearly a full day of closing arguments in which prosecutors argued that Chauvin squeezed the life out of Floyd last May in a way that even a child knew was wrong.


09 March, 2021

Trial For Ex-Cop Charged In George Floyd's Death Forges On, For Now

Associated Press (AP)

Prosecutors are asking the Court of Appeals to put Derek Chauvin's trial on hold until the issue of adding the third-degree murder count is resolved.


30 December, 2020

Athletes Act: Sports Stars Rise Up Against Racial Injustice In 2020

Agencies

In a most unusual year already thrown into chaos by the coronavirus pandemic, many athletes stood up against racial prejudice and discrimination


08 December, 2020

The New Untouchables

Anjana Basu

Covid is a scarlet letter, the thing that results in those affected being shunned.


26 October, 2020

IPL Didn't Think About It But Hardik Pandya Shows Solidarity Towards Black Lives Matter

Outlook Web Bureau

IPL organisers have given the Black Lives Matter campaign a cold shoulder but Pandya and Kieron Pollard showed their support in Abu Dhabi on Sunday


19 September, 2020

'Protesters Didn't Even Spare Statue Of Gandhi': Donald Trump

PTI

US President Donald Trump recalls the violence after the death of African-American George Floyd and describes the demonstrators as a 'bunch of thugs' during his election rally in Minnesota. Also, states about signing an executive order that would put such miscreants in jail for 10 years.


23 July, 2020

Kumar Sangakkara On Racism: Teach Real History Instead Of A Sanitized Version

PTI

Offering his views on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, Kumar Sangakkara said, "It doesn't matter if you are educated or not. I have seen some of the worse acts committed by people with best education"


28 June, 2020

Racism Should Be Treated As Seriously As Match-fixing And Doping: Jason Holder

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the International Cricket Council (ICC) rules, cricketers can face up to life ban for racism, but culprits are rarely punished to the level of match-fixing or doping


21 June, 2020

Ian Chappell Recalls Brush With Racism, Says 'Got A Taste Of Its Abhorrent Nature'

PTI

Racism is a topic of global debate right now after the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in the USA


19 June, 2020

Racism So Unbelievably Dumb - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Urges Lasting Change

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp backed the Black Lives Matter movement and also praised Marcus Rashford and Jordan Henderson's social action


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu