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Kyle Rittenhouse: Who is he and why is his trial significant for America?
World

Kyle Rittenhouse: Who is he and why is his trial significant for America?

Rittenhouse hails from Illnois' Antioch, which is around 24.14 kilometers from Wisconsin's Kenosha. The white teenager, who lived with his mother, has been described as an 'admirer' of the police.

T20 World Cup 2021: Bavuma reveals de Kock controversy was on his mind before Sri Lanka game
First Cricket News

T20 World Cup 2021: Bavuma reveals de Kock controversy was on his mind before Sri Lanka game

Senior batter de Kock did not wish to comply and chose to pull out of the match but returned for Saturday's game against Sri Lanka after agreeing to perform the gesture in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' (BLM) movement.

Are world cricket and Team India being used as political tools? Ten questions that need answering
India

Are world cricket and Team India being used as political tools? Ten questions that need answering

Even if we accept that fighting against racism in the West is more important for Team India than protesting against Bangladeshi Hindus, endorsing BLM amounts to subscribing to a specific, politically funded group

Why India needs serious educational reforms amid rising cases of violence against Hindus
World

Why India needs serious educational reforms amid rising cases of violence against Hindus

The fresh wave of violence against Hindus in Bangladesh and elsewhere, and the usual apathy about it in India, once again underscore the need for true and meaningful educational reforms in the country

T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock has put the controversy surrounding taking knee to bed, says David Wiese
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T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock has put the controversy surrounding taking knee to bed, says David Wiese

De Kock came out with a statement on Thursday saying he is fine taking a knee if it "educates others" and that he was deeply hurt at being called a racist for refusing to make the gesture earlier.

T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee, withdrawn from team
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T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee, withdrawn from team

De Kock refused to take a knee in South Africa's Test series in the West Indies earlier this year.

Temba Bavuma says Quinton de Kock's withdrawal 'did kind of take us back as a team'
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Temba Bavuma says Quinton de Kock's withdrawal 'did kind of take us back as a team'

Following CSA's directive to its players to take the knee in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, de Kock withdrew from the Super 12 game, laying bare the growing internal tension on the matter.

T20 World Cup 2021: Decision to take the knee was communicated to us by management, says Virat Kohli
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T20 World Cup 2021: Decision to take the knee was communicated to us by management, says Virat Kohli

Kohli's men took the knee in support of the movement that began with the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in the USA.

T20 World Cup 2021: Indian players take the knee before clash against Pakistan
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T20 World Cup 2021: Indian players take the knee before clash against Pakistan

The Indian team was making the gesture for the first time. Players of the Pakistan team, meanwhile, too paid a tribute by holding their right hand to their heart.

Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children
India

Why teaching political movements in Indian discourse can lay a foundation of political awareness in children

The national curriculum discusses various political movements, which have shaped our nation, from middle school itself

Joe Biden praises WNBA champions Seattle Storm for social justice activism
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Joe Biden praises WNBA champions Seattle Storm for social justice activism

The visit marked the first time that an NBA or WNBA team has visited the White House since the Cleveland Cavaliers were feted by Barack Obama in 2016.

Opinion | Forced multiculturalism and woke hijack will bring sports to its knees, widen race divide
World

Opinion | Forced multiculturalism and woke hijack will bring sports to its knees, widen race divide

The world’s biggest sporting event cannot be allowed to be hijacked by certain political groups piggybacking such high-profile occasions to run their messages

Naomi Osaka docuseries review: A poignant look at an athlete still a work-in-progress
Entertainment

Naomi Osaka docuseries review: A poignant look at an athlete still a work-in-progress

'Naomi Osaka', a three-part docuseries debuted on Netflix on Friday, takes a look at the challenges of a young athlete navigating her path amid rising stardom.

Euro 2020: Ireland basketball chief apologises for offensive tweet on Raheem Sterling after England's semi-final win
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Euro 2020: Ireland basketball chief apologises for offensive tweet on Raheem Sterling after England's semi-final win

O'Byrne wrote “BLACK DIVES MATTER!!!” in response to a BBC Facebook post about the controversial penalty won by Sterling in England's 2-1 victory over Denmark in the European Championship semi-finals.

CSA begins hearings on racial discrimination in South African cricket; final report expected by September
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CSA begins hearings on racial discrimination in South African cricket; final report expected by September

Ombudsman Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza said he had received 11 submissions from administrators and officials, 23 from former and present players, and 24 from cricket unions and other interested parties.

Read an excerpt from If in Doubt, Wash Your Hair: Anya Hindmarch's handbook for budding entrepreneurs
Arts & Culture

Read an excerpt from If in Doubt, Wash Your Hair: Anya Hindmarch's handbook for budding entrepreneurs

From describing her foray into making luxury handbags to growing her small business into a huge brand, Hindmarch talks about the challenges along the way, some of the more unsettling lessons and other carefully thought out decisions that helped her forge her own path as an entrepreneur.

Video of Montreal police kneeling on Black teen's neck spurs public outrage, calls for investigation
World

Video of Montreal police kneeling on Black teen's neck spurs public outrage, calls for investigation

Canada has been undergoing a national awakening about institutional racism including among police forces, that has been fueled by the Black Lives Matter movement

Acclaimed filmmaker and artist Laura Poitras' new exhibit examines COVID-19, fight for racial justice
Arts & Culture

Acclaimed filmmaker and artist Laura Poitras' new exhibit examines COVID-19, fight for racial justice

Together with artist Sean Vegezzi, Poitras puts viewers outside an NYPD outpost in Queens used by the Technical Assistance Response Unit, whose role is to monitor political protests. The unit employs military technology to gather intelligence, including on recent Black Lives Matter rallies, but officers seem unaware that they are being watched as they enter and leave the building.

AP photographers bag two major Pulitzers this year; captured pandemic pain and US civil unrest in pictures
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AP photographers bag two major Pulitzers this year; captured pandemic pain and US civil unrest in pictures

The Associated Press' chief photographer in Spain, Emilio Morenatti, won the feature photography prize. Work by 10 AP photographers won the breaking news prize.

England vs New Zealand: 'That's not supporting Black Lives Matter', Holding slams hosts' 'moment of unity' gesture
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England vs New Zealand: 'That's not supporting Black Lives Matter', Holding slams hosts' 'moment of unity' gesture

England players wore T-shirts sporting messages against any racism, religious intolerance, sexism and other anti-discrimination slogans, having decided to not take the knee after the series against West Indies last year.