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Apr 07, 2018
Dalits, Muslims in India need leaders who can champion their rights despite backlash from hegemonic forcesLeaders don’t have to be Muslim or Dalit to espouse their cause. Perhaps, a true sign of democracy and progress in India would be a nationwide Hindu leader championing equality and rights for Muslims, or a Brahmin leader fighting to abolish the caste system
Apr 05, 2018
African-American man shot dead in New York after police mistake pipe for gun on 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's assassinationNew York Police shot dead an African-American man in Brooklyn on Wednesday after mistaking a piece of pipe he was holding for a gun
Apr 04, 2018
50 years after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination, his legacy resonates through movements for racial, gender equality50 years on, the banner for racial equality has been taken up by the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests against police misconduct and the use of force
Dec 06, 2017
Amid sexual harassment charges, John Conyers resigns after 53 years in US Congress; denies any wrongdoingJohn Conyers resigned from Congress, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct allegations.
Nov 04, 2017
JFK files: New batch of documents claim Martin Luther King had extramarital affairs, communist influenceUS President Donald Trump's administration has released a new batch of documents about John F Kennedy's assassination that included a secret FBI analysis which portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr in a negative light
Apr 05, 2017
Kendall Jenner stars in faux-protest Pepsi ad, receives flak for making light of Black Lives MatterModel Kendall Jenner can be seen making peace with a police officer by giving him a can of Pepsi, and she was criticised for it.
Jan 21, 2017
Donald Trump gives Oval Office a makeover, reinstalls Winston Churchill bustTrump has held onto "The Avenue in the Rain," by the American impressionist Childe Hassam, from Obama's Oval Office, and the back wall still hangs a painting of George Washington above the fireplace.
Jan 17, 2017
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Divisions and hope in the era of Donald TrumpIt was the pinnacle of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day that laid bare intense social tensions as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office Friday, yet also offered potential avenues to achieve King's vision of a just society.
Oct 06, 2016
Throwback Thursday: Films about Nobel Prize winners starring Daniel Craig, Daniel RadcliffeDid you know that Satyajit Ray produced a documentary on Rabindranath Tagore; Daniel Craig played a Nobel Prize winning physicist; and Daniel Radcliffe plays Rudyard Kipling's son in My Boy Jack?
Jun 30, 2016
Yes, democracy is under huge threat; not from Trump or Brexit voters, but liberalsDemocracy presents the architecture for freedom. Through a set of ideas, principles, set of practices and procedures that have been moulded through a long, arduous history, it institutionalizes freedom. Voting is a precious right.