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From Toni Morrison to Harper Lee and John Steinbeck: Books most objected to in 2020
Arts & Culture

From Toni Morrison to Harper Lee and John Steinbeck: Books most objected to in 2020

The number of challenges is likely far higher than reported; the association estimates that only a small percentage are formally registered or publicised — a trend that got worse during the pandemic.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association to have 13 percent membership for black journalists
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Hollywood Foreign Press Association to have 13 percent membership for black journalists

The HFPA added that it was going to analyse its policies and practices, conduct interviews with its members to take their input regarding the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) plans

Milan Fashion Week: BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results
Arts & Culture

Milan Fashion Week: BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

Jean is also working on a database of African artisanal techniques, fabrics, motifs and other cultural references.

Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen turn podcast hosts with Spotify's Renegades: Born in the USA
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Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen turn podcast hosts with Spotify's Renegades: Born in the USA

On Monday, Spotify released the first two episodes of Renegades: Born in the USA, featuring the 44th president and the singer of the anthemic hit name-checked in the show’s title.

US Election 2020 Key Issues: Racial justice, racism and where Trump and Biden stand
World

US Election 2020 Key Issues: Racial justice, racism and where Trump and Biden stand

Unsurprisingly, considering the sheer number of race-related incidents and tragedies in the past four years, the subject of race made it into nearly all campaign speeches and poll promises

Merriam-Webster revises its dictionary entry on 'racism' after Missouri woman calls for changes in series of emails
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Merriam-Webster revises its dictionary entry on 'racism' after Missouri woman calls for changes in series of emails

Merriam-Webster is revising its entry on racism after intense lobbying by a recent college graduate in Missouri inspired by the protests and debates about what it means to be racist

The question of race permeates every pore of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s German melodrama Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
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The question of race permeates every pore of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s German melodrama Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

An inter-racial romance seems apt to talk about in these #GeorgeFloyd times, especially when race colours every aspect of the “romance” in question.

Coronavirus Outbreak: As lockdown extends, here are 10 sports movies to watch while you stay indoors
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: As lockdown extends, here are 10 sports movies to watch while you stay indoors

With India extending the country-wide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak till 3 May, and in the continued absence of live sports in our lives, here is a list of 10 sports movies to keep our readers engaged.

Saif Ali Khan, the unsung warrior: The actor's most redeeming quality is that he refuses to play it safe
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Saif Ali Khan, the unsung warrior: The actor's most redeeming quality is that he refuses to play it safe

Saif Ali Khan may play a wide range of characters on screen but he cannot help being himself, a true learned intellectual off-camera.

Writing, race and representation: What the debate about Jeanine Cummins' American Dirt tells us about appropriation
Life

Writing, race and representation: What the debate about Jeanine Cummins' American Dirt tells us about appropriation

A growing chorus of online critics accused American Dirt author Jeanine Cummins of having exploited the experience of migrants and repackaging it as opportunistic “trauma porn” for a predominantly white publishing industry.

Formula E 2019-20: From car manufacturers to influx of world champion drivers, what's new this season
Sports

Formula E 2019-20: From car manufacturers to influx of world champion drivers, what's new this season

For those who want to get up-to-pace for the 2019-20 Formula E season, this post will serve as a quick guide to what’s new this season.

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'
World

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'

An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit

Akshaye Khanna on Section 375: My choice of films is very instinctive; there's nothing cerebral about it
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Akshaye Khanna on Section 375: My choice of films is very instinctive; there's nothing cerebral about it

Akshaye Khanna plays a lawyer in the upcoming Section 375, also starring Richa Chadda.

The Donald Trump government shutdown playbook: All base, all politics, all the time
World

The Donald Trump government shutdown playbook: All base, all politics, all the time

America’s longest running shutdown without an end in sight is US president’s Donald Trump’s all-base, all the time gamble despite polls showing that most Americans blame Trump for the shutdown. Will walking 800,000 Govt workers and their families off the cliff work for Trump in 2020 if he’s back on the ballot?

CNN, Jim Acosta win Round One against Donald Trump but the fight is just beginning; White House to release 'new rules' for media
World

CNN, Jim Acosta win Round One against Donald Trump but the fight is just beginning; White House to release 'new rules' for media

Round One went to CNN as a federal judge ruled on a snowswept morning that the Donald Trump administration must immediately return White House ‘hard pass’ press credentials to CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered "irreparable harm" from the decision to abruptly bar him after he questioned a visibly upset US president at a news conference immediately after the Republicans suffered a shellacking in the US midterm elections.

Judge delays ruling till Friday on CNN reporter Jim Acosta's White House press credentials; Donald Trump insists 'guys like Acosta are bad for the country'
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Judge delays ruling till Friday on CNN reporter Jim Acosta's White House press credentials; Donald Trump insists 'guys like Acosta are bad for the country'

A federal judge has delayed his decision on whether to order the Donald Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

Donald Trump lawyers and CNN square off in Jim Acosta press pass case; judge to announce decision today
World

Donald Trump lawyers and CNN square off in Jim Acosta press pass case; judge to announce decision today

President Donald Trump's administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's White House press credentials.

Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border
World

Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border

Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.

FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicity
World

FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicity

There were 7,175 reported hate crimes last year, up from 6,121 in 2016. The FBI's annual hate crimes report defines hate crimes as those motivated by bias based on a person's race, religion or sexual orientation, among other categories.

CNN sues Donald Trump over Jim Acosta's credentials: Only four other US presidents have faced lawsuits while in office
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CNN sues Donald Trump over Jim Acosta's credentials: Only four other US presidents have faced lawsuits while in office

While Donald Trump is the first US president to be sued by the media, he is not the first president to be sued to begin with. Four other presidents, namely Harry Truman, John F Kennedy, Theodore Roosevelt and Bill Clinton, also carried lawsuits into the Oval Office.