Racism

Women's March Chicago expected to draw thousands to Grant Park in support of women's right and civil liberties

1 day ago   |   ABC

Thousands of people will gather Saturday in Chicago and the suburbs for rallies in solidarity with the annual Women's March in many U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C., and...
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Simpsons actor Hank Azaria will not voice Apu after controversy

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Actor says he will no longer perform the Indian character, two years after accusations of racism marred animated series.
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Simpson's actor Hank Azaria quits Apu role amid continued ‘racism' controversy over hit show's Indian character

Simpson's actor Hank Azaria quits Apu role amid continued ‘racism' controversy over hit show's Indian character

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

One of the actors on the hit show The Simpsons, Hank Azaria, has said he will no longer be voicing the character of Apu, following years of tedious controversy and accusations...
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First Nations chief blasts ‘condescending' UN anti-racism directive that called for pipeline to be shut down

1 day ago   |   National Post

A Canadian First Nations chief is slamming a recent directive from a United Nations anti-racism committee after the organization called for the shutdown of an Indigenous-backed...
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Women's March Chicago expected to draw thousands to Grant Park in support of women's right and civil liberties

1 day ago   |   ABC

Dozens of people will gather Saturday in Chicago and the suburbs for rallies in solidarity with the third annual Women's March in many U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C...
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SoHo salon accused of snubbing black clients, preventing black employees from getting promoted: lawsuit

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

Every day was a bad hair day at a SoHo salon where the racism was as sharp as a pair of styling scissors, according to a new lawsuit. Owners of the Devachan Salon on Broome...
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Ex-manager at Soho salon claims workplace was racist to black staff, clients

Ex-manager at Soho salon claims workplace was racist to black staff, clients

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Charisse Samuel says she started with the company in 2015 and while working at the DevaCurl salon on Broome Street called, Devachan, she saw rampant racism by white employees...
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Troy council president calls on state to investigate racist graffiti

1 day ago   |   Times Union

TROY - The city council president is asking the state to assist Troy police in investigating recent graffiti found in Frear Park that displayed “hate and bigotry.” Troy police...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 Stanford visit

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 Stanford visit

2 days ago   |   Stanford

On April 14, 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Stanford's Memorial Auditorium about racism and civil rights in American society.
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley goes public with alopecia and baldness

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

NEW YORK - Rep. Ayanna Pressley, whose hair twists have been an inspiration to young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, said Thursday that she has...
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Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor beat Donald Cerrone so fast that his opponent failed to land anything in return. The UFC 246 main event between McGregor and Cerrone lasted 40 seconds. During... Read more ...

UFC 246: Conor McGregor's lightning-fast win sets off Twitter

UFC 246: Conor McGregor's lightning-fast win sets off Twitter

Conor McGregor's TKO win over Donald “Cowboy” Jones in UFC 246 on Saturday night took just 40 seconds. Not surprisingly, that drew plenty of hot takes on Twitter. Here are a few: Read more ...

‘It will be one hell of a spectacle': McGregor talks up Moscow bout with...

‘It will be one hell of a spectacle': McGregor talks up Moscow bout with Khabib as UFC boss Dana White says rematch IS NEXT

No sooner had Conor McGregor seen off Donald Cerrone than the Irishman was training his sights again on Khabib Nurmagomedov, insisting he would venture to the homeland of his... Read more ...

‘Mayweather vs McGregor 2': Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr teases rematch...

‘Mayweather vs McGregor 2': Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr teases rematch moments after stunning Conor McGregor win at UFC 246

It took Conor McGregor all of 40 seconds to smash his way to victory on his octagon return at UFC 246 - and former foe Floyd Mayweather was almost as quick to use the... Read more ...

Harry and Meghan abdicate royal titles, public funds

Harry and Meghan abdicate royal titles, public funds

Prince Harry and Meghan are cut off. In a statement from the Queen and Buckingham Palace on Saturday, it was announced the couple will “not use” their royal titles or get... Read more ...

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

The National Archives is apologizing for its decision to blur images of anti-Trump signs used as part of an exhibit on women's suffrage. Read more ...

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are quitting as working royals and will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds for their work. Read more ...

UFC 246: Holly Holm gets back in the win column with second career win over...

UFC 246: Holly Holm gets back in the win column with second career win over Raquel Pennington

Holly Holm fought in her first non-title fight bantamweight bout at UFC 246 since June 2017. In the bout, she rematched Raquel Pennington who welcomed her to the Octagon in... Read more ...

Conor McGregor vs. 'Cowboy' Cerrone live updates, results, highlights from...

Conor McGregor vs. 'Cowboy' Cerrone live updates, results, highlights from UFC 246

Conor McGregor returns on Saturday night against Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Read more ...

Iran will send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine for analysis

Iran will send downed plane's black boxes to Ukraine for analysis

Iran is also prepared to ask for expert analysis from France, Canada and the United States in trying to read the data. Read more ...