Oprah Winfrey Demands Justice For Breonna Taylor With 26 Billboards
Oprah Winfrey is putting up 26 billboards displaying the portrait of Breona Taylor across the city of Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Each of the billboards stands for every year of Taylor's life, the 26-year-old who was killed by police in her own home on March 16th, 2020. This is coming a week after Oprah announced…
Drivers take knee in renewed F1 anti-racism campaign
Formula One drivers delivered a more cohesive demonstration of the sport's stance against racism on Sunday when they all lined up on the start-finish line
On Racism: Two Distinct Narratives
On the 7th of July PepsiCo, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors had elected Segun Agbaje as an independent member of its Board. His appointment marks, in all likelihood, the first time a Nigerian has been elected to the board of a major US corporation. Segun Agbaje’s appointment comes against the backdrop of widespread…
Lessons from George Floyd unintentional killing
The killings of African Americans in the United States by police officers have become so irrational that one attributes such experiences more to xenophobia than racism.
'Black Lives Matter' to be painted on NBA courts
League organisers have agreed to paint NBA courts with the words "Black Lives Matter" when the basketball season resumes next month in Florida, US media reports said.
Coca-Cola says pausing social media advertising
Coca-Cola, a major force in global advertising, announced Friday it would suspend ads on social media for at least 30 days, as platforms face a reckoning over how they deal
Man City's Mendy says football can help fight racism
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy says football can be a powerful weapon in the fight against racism as Premier League players continue to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Change 'unstoppable', say football anti-racism campaigners after banner stunt
Players' union bosses praised Burnley captain Ben Mee's reaction to a "White Lives Matter" banner flown over the Etihad Stadium, as anti-racism campaigners said change was unstoppable.