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Minneapolis City Grants $27 Mn Compensation To George Floyd's Family

George Floyd's family will receive a compensation of $ 27 million by Minneapolis city as a part of a legal settlement. Floyd, whose death sparked global protests, was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin who knelt on the former's neck. Besides, Floyd's family attorney Benjamin Crump expressed his concerns towards those who consider such incidents as unimportant or unworthy. Meanwhile, Floyd's family welcomed this move and lauded the justice… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, United States, Minneapolis Police

Courtesy: The Wire

Black Lives Matter Protest

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US' Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

One of the biggest social movement of 2020 'Black Lives Matter' has been proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize by a socialist lawmaker Petter Eide. The movement targetting racial injustice was founded in the US and gained momentum in May 2020 when the US Police brutally killed a black man George Floyd. Later, protests broke around the world raising awareness against racial inequality. The prize is scheduled for announcement in October 2021.

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 08:28 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Black Lives Matter, US police, racial injustice, Racial inequality, George Floyd, Nobel peace prize, United States

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TIME Declares South Korea's BTS Band As 2020 Entertainer of the Year

The TIME Magazine has announced the South Korean band BTS as its 2020 Entertainer of the Year. The magazine has honoured them for their widespread presence during Covid-19 and their support towards the Black Lives Matter movement. The seven-member K-pop boy band has been recently recognized at various occasions for their magical performances. Earlier in November 2020, the band's 'Dynamite' track had led them to clinch their first Grammy… read-more

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 02:46 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BTS, South Korean Band, TIME magazine, K-pop band, Pop music, Black Lives Matter

Courtesy: Indian Express

Makeshift walls put up around White House

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US: White House Gets Extra Protection Over Fears of Violence After Polls

United States’ Secret Service have erected makeshift, non-scalable walls around the White House complex, fearing violence ahead of the elections on November 3. Also the stores across major cities have put protective covers on windows and hired extra services to ensure safety from vandalism. The fear comes after supporters of both warring sides, including the ‘Black Lives Matter' protestors asked to gather in Washington DC on Vote count night… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 02:21 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: US Presidential Election, USA, Donald Trump, Joe BIden, Black Lives Matter, Washington D.C., White House, violence

Courtesy: The Hindu

Suhana Khan on Colourism in Bollywood

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Suhana Khan Says She Is "Extremely Happy" With Her Skin Colour

Shahrukh Khan's daughter, Suhana Khan, posted a picture on Instagram on September 29 and expressed how she had faced demeaning comments because of her skin tone." While rubbishing 'colourism', she told that she was called ugly several times owing to her complexion. "I hope it helps to know that I'm 5"3 and brown and I am extremely happy about it and you should be too. … read-more

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 03:18 PM / by Gurbani Chandan

Tags: Suhana Khan, Bollywood, Black Lives Matter, Sharukh khan

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Protest at Washington DC

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'The Commitment March' Hits Streets of Washington D.C.

Tens of thousands of people took part in 'The Commitment March' and hit the streets of Washington D.C on August 28 to condemn the act of racism and police brutality in the United States. The rally began at the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech and was led and addressed by relatives of the victims who were killed due to the use of lethal force by Law Enforcement.

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 11:25 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Black Lives Matter, George Floyd, Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

Dwayne Johnson

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Dwayne The Rock Johnson Inquires US President Donald Trump on an Instagram Video

Dwayne The Rock Jhonson shared an Instagram video on June 4, supporting the Black Lives Matter movement querying the President of the United States, Where are you? Where is our leader? In the entire video, he addressed the US President as our compassionate leader. He queried where is our compassionate leader when our whole country is on its knees.


Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 10:25 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: Black Lives Matter, Dwayne Johnson, Donald Trump, US President

Courtesy: Daily Mail