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For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
World

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

How Spike Lee's three films, including Do The Right Thing, made me aware of a black man's realities in the US
Entertainment

How Spike Lee's three films, including Do The Right Thing, made me aware of a black man's realities in the US

Spike Lee’s films had taught me what I needed to know to make it through a police encounter.

Calling COVID-19 a 'Chinese virus' is wrong and dangerous – the pandemic is global
World

Calling COVID-19 a 'Chinese virus' is wrong and dangerous – the pandemic is global

Insisting on emphasizing COVID-19’s origins within China, even though the disease is now global, plays into racist stereotypes.

Liam Neeson issues apology for past racist remarks: 'Missed the point and hurt many people'
Entertainment

Liam Neeson issues apology for past racist remarks: 'Missed the point and hurt many people'

Liam Neeson apologized for “hurtful and divisive” comments that “do not reflect, in any way, my true feelings nor me.”

Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist content: UK ethics watchdog
News & Analysis

Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist content: UK ethics watchdog

Social media companies currently do not have liability for the content on their sites, even when it is illegal, the report said.

Google disables a
News & Analysis

Google disables a "majority" of the ad keywords that Buzzfeed reported to be racist and anti-semitic

Google says it has disabled offensive keywords that could be used by advertisers to target people searching for racist and anti-Semitic topics.

Swiss man fined $4,000 for 'liking' controversial Facebook post
News & Analysis

Swiss man fined $4,000 for 'liking' controversial Facebook post

The liked comments on Facebook suggested that Erwin Kessler, who runs an animal rights group, holds racist and anti-Semitic views.

Lawyer representing Facebook claims that the company can't monitor all the posts on the platform
News & Analysis

Lawyer representing Facebook claims that the company can't monitor all the posts on the platform

Though Facebook controls what you see in your News Feed, its lawyer claims not everything can be controlled - like policing all racist posts - media reports said.

Islamophobic abuse has increased by 326 percent in Britain: study
World

Islamophobic abuse has increased by 326 percent in Britain: study

Islamophobic abuse in Britain's public areas registered a whopping 326 percent rise with women in Muslim outfits emerging as the most vulnerable group

Victims of colour bias and misguided perceptions, Africans find little acceptance in Delhi
India

Victims of colour bias and misguided perceptions, Africans find little acceptance in Delhi

India is once again at the centre of racism debate. But it's a role reversal — this time as the alleged perpetrator and not the victim. In the capital city, dark skin breeds prejudices and laughable perceptions.

Why we live in fear: It's not racism, it's complete ignorance of humankind
India

Why we live in fear: It's not racism, it's complete ignorance of humankind

The stares had started on the day of my arrival itself. But it took a couple of months before I was first subjected to an explicit racial abuse.

There's no point denying: Indians are racist to the core
India

There's no point denying: Indians are racist to the core

There is ample evidence — historical and contemporary — to say, without ambiguity, that large swathes of the Indian population are essentially racist.

Ban Ki-moon: Racist remarks by would be leaders are outrageous
World

Ban Ki-moon: Racist remarks by would be leaders are outrageous

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said "would-be leaders" and politicians should not divide people and racist remarks by them are "outrageous".

Microsoft
News & Analysis

Microsoft "deeply sorry" for Tay the chatbot's racist and sexist comments

Microsoft is "deeply sorry" for the racist and sexist Twitter messages generated by the so-called chatbot it launched this week, a company official wrote on Friday.

'We are not rapists': Protestors over Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric; Chicago rally gets cancelled
World

'We are not rapists': Protestors over Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric; Chicago rally gets cancelled

Donald Trump cancelled a rally in Chicago Friday in the face of huge protests, triggering chaotic scenes as demonstrators scuffled with supporters of the Republican White House frontrunner and police struggled to maintain order.

Watch: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' in eulogy for those who died in Charleston church attack
World

Watch: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' in eulogy for those who died in Charleston church attack

Obama sang a hymn of hope and spoke with the fervor of a preacher as he eulogized a pastor and eight parishioners gunned down at a historic black church in an apparent hate crime — and he minced no words in calling for an end to racial injustice and gun violence in the United States.

'It's like I have a disease': Citizens of African nations talk of the racism they face in India
India

'It's like I have a disease': Citizens of African nations talk of the racism they face in India

But this is not a new problem we have. Let's not beat around the bush and accept Indians for what we really are: racists. And this latest video puts all arguments to rest.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan blames creative agency for 'racist' ad, Kalyan Jewellers pulls it down
Entertainment

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan blames creative agency for 'racist' ad, Kalyan Jewellers pulls it down

Aishwarya Rai is the talk of the town and for all the wrong reasons this time.

RIP coloured skin? Twitter condemns Cosmopolitan magazine over alleged racist listicle
Life

RIP coloured skin? Twitter condemns Cosmopolitan magazine over alleged racist listicle

Beauty and lifestyle magazine Cosmopolitan added a listicle on their website that showed coloured women in negative light

Don't sting me like Kejriwal: Giriraj 'warned' reporters before making Sonia comment
Politics

Don't sting me like Kejriwal: Giriraj 'warned' reporters before making Sonia comment

Giriraj Singh is now probably cursing the moment he got drawn into the 'informal' conversation with some reporters, when he came out with his pearls of wisdom.