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Eight documentaries to help you understand the Black Lives Matter movement

Eight documentaries directed and produced by Black voices that will help you understand systemic racism and Black history in the US. 

Published on 4th July 2020

Twitter drops terms like master, slave and blacklist from its coding language 

The project started even before the current movement for racial justice escalated following the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in May

Published on 3rd July 2020

Four episodes of 30 Rock featuring Blackface pulled from streaming 

 "We believe that these episodes featuring actors in race-changing makeup are best taken out of circulation," said Tina Fey, creator of the show 

Published on 23rd June 2020

Facebook pledges $200mn to support black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs in the US

Over the next five years, Facebook said it is committing to have 30 per cent more people of colour, including 30 per cert more Black people, in leadership positions

Published on 19th June 2020

Triumph unveils the all-new Black Editions of the Bonneville T100 and T120

The Bonneville range holds a special place for Triumph, as these are the bikes that the legacy of the brand is built around

Published on 19th June 2020
Kelly Clarkson (Photo: IANS)

Kelly Clarkson files for divorce from Brandon Blackstock, seeks joint custody of two children

Singer Kelly Clarkson has filed for divorce from husband Brandon Blackstock after almost seven years of marriage.

Published on 13th June 2020

Apple's Siri updated, will respond with a 'Yes' to the question 'Do Black Lives Matter?'

Apple has also updated its Washington, DC satellite imagery on Apple Maps to show off the new Black Lives Matter street mural

Published on 9th June 2020
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Diet Sabya hits out at Tamannaah Bhatia for tone-deaf 'All Lives Matter' post 

The page called out the actress for copying the aesthetics from Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement and making light of the genocide that affects indigenous people. 

Published on 8th June 2020

'How dare they?': Kangana Ranaut slams celebs who support Black rights but endorse fairness products

"What about the million-dollar deals that they have been doing with all kinds of fairness products and now suddenly black lives matter?," asked Kangana Ranaut. 

Published on 6th June 2020

Reddit founder, Alexis Ohanian, quits board, says he should be replaced by a black candidate

"I'm saying this as a father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: What did you do?" Ohanian said

Published on 6th June 2020

Jimmy Fallon apologises for wearing ‘offensive’ Blackface in an old SNL sketch

The sketch was from 2000 where Fallon donned a painted face, wig and goatee to play Chris Rock

Published on 27th May 2020
NASA astronaut Bob Behnken in his spacesuit at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California (SpaceX via AP)

SpaceX astronauts breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, white with black trims 

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocketship — all of it white with black trim.

Published on 25th May 2020

Green tea vs Black tea: Which is a better immunity booster?

Amitava Sarkar, President Health Foods, SastaSundar.com tells us about the benefits of green and black tea

Published on 14th May 2020
An animated version of Raymond 'Red' Reddington (Sony Pictures Television via AP)

TV drama Blacklist turns to graphic novels, animation to thwart virus shutdown 

The makers of the NBC drama, The Blacklist, which stars James Spader as dashing antihero Red, have decided to add animation to a partially taped episode. 

Published on 6th May 2020

Rishi Kapoor demise: Neice Kareena and Karishma remember their 'chintu uncle' with old black and white pictures

While Kareena posted a picture of Rishi with his elder brother Randhir Kapoor from their childhood, Karishma's post features her as a young child with her grandfather Raj Kapoor and uncle Rishi Kapoor

Published on 30th April 2020

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