Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicBlack Lives Matter

Topic: Black Lives Matter

Annihilation of caste in Indian corporate possible. But firms must say Dalit lives matter

Many multinational companies have come forward to support Black Lives Matter movement. Few things Indian corporate should do if they believe in equal opportunities.

UK firms apologise for slavery links, Bank of England to remove images of former directors

The Black Lives Matter movement has particular resonance in UK, with its record of colonising swaths of Africa and the Caribbean, and its central role in slave trade.

Every black man in US fears being stopped by police, key Republican Senator Graham says

US Senators are calling for overhauling police training & citizen rights as Congress wrestles with nationwide protests over racial injustice and police misconduct.

By destroying statues and equating Black lives with Indian Muslims, Leftists scoring self-goal

Whether in Britain or India, Leftists are caught in their own bubble. Their attempts to bring down statues or manipulate history will not help anti-racism movement.

‘Gone with the Windbag’ and Boris Johnson keeps his distance

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

From ‘Cops’ to Oscars, how Black Lives Matter changed the cultural landscape in just a week

What started as a black out by musicians quickly snowballed, with Hollywood having a week of racial reckoning.

Trump once wanted blacks-versus-whites season of TheApprentice. Now, he’s living that reality

It’s a measure of Trump’s leadership that the possibility of addressing the nation amid the George Floyd protests remains a matter of speculation.

Black Lives Matter isn’t just challenging racism, but also the ‘both side-ism’ of journalism

The protests that have erupted across America over the custodial killing of George Floyd have brought up a central question for journalists — what is objectivity?

Two books, TV shows and Trump: The story of how Black rage returned in America

Black Lives Matter has now gone back to basics – as far back as slavery, 401 years ago. The anger this time isn’t just about seeking justice for George Floyd.

NYT opinion editor resigns after furore over ‘Send in the troops’ op-ed

The NYT said the op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton, which denounced 'nihilist criminals' for exploiting George Floyd’s death, didn’t meet its standards.

On Camera

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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