Heritage  /  Published 04.07.20

Stone hinge: Calcutta as witness to removal of statues

Those whose statues have been recently targeted Christopher Columbus Hailed as the discoverer of the New World and considered by many to have spurred genocide against indigenous Americans Minnesota t...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

World  /  Published 04.07.20

Slavery: heat after comments

David Starkey, one of Britain’s most eminent but controversial historians, has been forced to resign as an Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, after he had told a Right wing websi...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Love is love: Queer Pride during Covid-19

During Pride Month, towns and cities light up with celebratory parades on the street, complete with rainbow colours. Celebrations this year were dampened owing to social distancing guidelines and a ca...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Photos  /  Published 02.07.20

The world in pictures

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By AP in

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

Systemic racial bias: A crime against humanity

Donald Trump set himself out to make America rich again. Powerful again. Great again. It is a bitter lesson in history that every society progresses at the expense of the poor and the vulnerable. To f...
By Valson Thampu in

World  /  Published 28.06.20

UK Church race debate on Jesus Christ

Jesus should not automatically be depicted as white, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, the highest ranking figure in the Anglican Church, has said in the aftermath of the B...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 25.06.20

Call for change at Floyd memorialggggggggggggggggggggggg

He recalled sharing a bed with his big brother. Together, they played football and ate banana-and-mayonnaise sandwiches and used an oven to dry their socks. One of his cousins, Shareeduh Tate, said, ...
By Abdul Gani in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.06.20

Gone with the wind? No, battle on

When HBO Max announced on Tuesday that it was temporarily removing Gone With the Wind from its streaming service, it seemed as if another Confederate monument was coming down.Gone With the Wind may re...
By Jennifer Schuessler in New York

World  /  Published 15.06.20

Cops shoot dead black man in US

A white police officer shot and killed an African-American man outside a fast-food restaurant, following which mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta announced on Saturday that the city’s police chie...
By Richard Fausset, Johnny Diaz and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs in Atlanta

World  /  Published 14.06.20

Two statues, two statutes

Scotland Yard has announced more than 100 people were arrested during Saturday night’s violent demonstrations in central London when white people from far-Right groups attacked the police who were l...
By Amit Roy in London


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