George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protesters call for the removal of Gandhi’s statue in England

Activists in Leicester city, England are demanding the removal of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi.…

Update: After retaliation, Starbucks to give all employees Black Lives Matter t-shirts

News: Starbucks is reversing its position that had prohibited employees from wearing paraphernalia, such as T-shirts…

Foreign Policy Magazine points out ‘Indian hypocrisy’ on George Floyd

Indians are outraged by the killing of George Floyd. On social media, Indians are calling…

NYT on how Sikhs in the U.S. are preparing food for health workers and protesters

At the New York City hospital, members of the Sikh community are providing basmati rice,…

Minneapolis city council announces decision to disband police department

News: Nine of 12 Minneapolis city council members announced on 7 June their decision to…

Michael Jordan pledges to donate $100 million over the decade to fight for race equality

News: Michael Jordan announced on June 5 that he will donate $100 million to organisations…

Why is George Floyd’s death making the World rally against the police force?

Thousands of Americans are protesting police brutality against people of colour in more than 350…

Employee says Facebook “complicit in the propagation of weaponized hatred,” resigns

News: Software engineer Timothy Aveni wrote on Facebook and LinkedIn he is quitting his job…

Gandhi’s statue outside Indian Embassy in US desecrated amid protests

News: The statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian Embassy in the US was vandalised…

Emotions were flared by Floyd’s killing but what about African victims of racism in India

After the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, many turned to…