George Floyd pleading for his life under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has become a defining moment of our time. What began 10 months ago at the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue has transformed into nothing less than an
President Joe Biden has begun to show that he is a man who can deliver. In a first of its kind and as a landmark gesture towards diversity in courts, Biden nominated several Black women, an Asian-American and the first Muslim ever to federal
Protests against the Feb.1 coup that overthrew the elected government of the veteran democracy campaigner have taken place across the diverse country, even though the military has promised to hold a new election and hand power to the winner.
At last some light at the end of a tunnel of despair and persistent persecution based on deep-seated prejudice. For years citizens of colour in the United States have been confronting racial bias in the streets of hatred and violence –– all aimed at them, by a
After almost a year, the country finally received the verdict in the case against former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin, who murdered George Floyd last May by pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. To our collective
I don’t believe anyone is born racist. This is patently obvious when you put babies and toddlers of different ethnic groups together. They become friends and play with each other automatically. There’s no grouping in nurseries unlike when we get into our teens
President Biden is slowly restoring the US administration to its former glory. It is a whiff of fresh air to see the otherwise all-white management joined by people of colour and of diverse nationalities (“Black women, Asian American, Muslim are
It wasn’t until after the Atlanta shootings last month that members of Hyun Jung Grant’s family understood she worked in a massage parlour, rather than a cosmetic shop, as the South Korean immigrant had told her children. The predominant
With the romance of last year’s George Floyd moment in the rearview mirror — the massive protests against anti-Black racism rolling in seemingly inexhaustible waves through the summer — we have reached the moment of the Derek Chauvin trial.
Last summer, millions of ordinary Americans took to the streets to protest racism, police violence and the killing of George Floyd. In the year since, many transformed their energy and anger to action. Across the country, civilians on task forces and elected officials