World  /  Published 05.06.20

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

Books  /  Published 14.03.19

Don't follow the crowd: Writer Reni Eddo-Lodge

So why are you no longer talking about race with white people?Well, I think I tried to adequately explain my position in the book… beginning with the blog post that I wrote about five years ago.What...
By Ushnota Paul

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Mizoram CM raises racism issue

Amid complaints about the alleged rising racial discrimination against the people of the Northeast in mainland India in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga has ask...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.19

Dear Hardik, you needn't apologise to us

Everyone in Team India goes by a nickname in the locker room. Hardik Pandya’s is Hairy, something to do with his funky hairstyles, it seems. Well, Hairy, looks like there are going to be some bad ha...
By Upala Sen

Cricket  /  Published 27.01.19

Pak captain Sarfraz Ahmed banned for 4 games for racist taunt at Phehlukwayo

Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed was banned for four games on Sunday for a racist on-field taunt aimed at South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo and will miss the rest of the one-day series...
By AP in Johannesburg


World  /  Published 13.06.20

New York approves chokehold ban

New York on Friday became one of the first states to take meaningful action to restrict police forces after the killing of George Floyd, banning the use of chokeholds by law enforcement and repealing ...
By Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Jesse McKinley in New York

Books  /  Published 11.06.20

Knowing what the future holds

Toni Morrison’s first death anniversary — it is on August 5 — approaches us at a time when the racial tensions in American society that she astutely criticized in her works have come to head. As...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Style  /  Published 11.06.20

Right frame of mind

Covid suddenly has us dealing with revenue loss, layoffs, social isolation and the fear of infection. With uncertain examination schedules, unavailability of friends and absence of sports and physical...
By Mayukh Banerjee

World  /  Published 09.06.20

Varsity row over racist tweet

The racial strife roiling the country and its politics has reached an unlikely redoubt of social conservatism, Jerry Falwell Jr’s Liberty University.Blackface and Ku Klux Klan imagery tweeted by Fal...
By Elizabeth Williamson in Washington

Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

Sammy plea to IPL ‘brothers’

An old Instagram post by India pacer Ishant Sharma has buttressed former West Indies captain Daren Sammy’s allegation that a nickname with racist connotations was used to address him during his IPL ...
By Our Correspondent and Agencies in Calcutta


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