Minneapolis braces for day one of Derek Chauvin’s trial as city holds vigil for George Floyd

Derek Chauvin (pictured in a Minneapolis courtroom on March 15) has been charged with second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 2020 death of George Floyd As of Monday, all 15 jurors who will hear the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin have been impaneled. Twelve jurors will deliberate and … Read more

Minneapolis braces for day one of Derek Chauvin’s trial as city holds vigil for George Floyd

Derek Chauvin (pictured in a Minneapolis courtroom on March 15) has been charged with second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 2020 death of George Floyd As of Monday, all 15 jurors who will hear the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin have been impaneled. Twelve jurors will deliberate and … Read more

Scrap ‘unhelpful and redundant’ term BAME, racial disparity commission tells Boris Johnson 

The term BAME is ‘unhelpful and redundant’ and should be scrapped, Boris Johnson’s racial disparity commission will suggest in a report. The acronym – which stands for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic – overshadows the fact that people from different ethnic groups have varying life experiences and should not be grouped together in one category, the … Read more

Chinese propaganda artist mocks Western criticism of human rights abuses

Chinese propaganda artist mocks Western criticism of human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims with illustration of ‘BBC News journalist’ in white hood, cotton-picking slaves and kneeling police officer Digital image shows western journalists in KKK hoods interviewing a scarecrow  The scarecrow is propped up on a cross by a kneeling, hooded police officer Western governments and … Read more

Jordan Banjo reveals his children received death threats after Diversity’s BLM routine on BGT

Jordan Banjo has revealed that his children received death threats in the wake of Diversity’s Black Lives Matter inspired routine on Britain’s Got Talent last year. The dancer, 28, and the group performed a hard-hitting routine which amid a summary of 2020, narrated the death of George Floyd, with the dance garnering over 25,000 Ofcom … Read more

Fury as Charlie Hebdo magazine cover shows Queen kneeling on Meghan Markle’s neck

French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo has come under fire for a cartoon which shows the Queen kneeling on Meghan Markle’s neck, drawing parallels to the death of George Floyd.  The publication, which has faced scrutiny before for its controversial drawings, has sparked outrage again just days after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex claimed they … Read more

Fury as Charlie Hebdo magazine cover shows Queen kneeling on Meghan Markle’s neck

French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo has come under fire for a cartoon which shows the Queen kneeling on Meghan Markle’s neck, drawing parallels to the death of George Floyd.  The publication, which has faced scrutiny before for its controversial drawings, has sparked outrage again just days after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex claimed they … Read more

Chicago suburb Evanston pledges $10m to fund reparations for black residents

A Chicago suburb is on its way to becoming the first in the country to fund reparations for its black residents with a pledge of $10million over 10 years, but some say it isn’t enough.   Evanston’s reparations fund, established in 2019, is focused on housing inequities, using a 3 per cent tax on recreational marijuana … Read more

Michelle Obama reveals she’s had COVID-19 vaccine

Michelle Obama has revealed she’s had the COVID-19 vaccine and is thinking about retiring from public life.   The former First Lady, in a wide-ranging interview with PEOPLE on Wednesday, also opened up on her pandemic year, saying George Floyd’s death was a lot to take on during quarantine and that Donald Trump’s defeat means … Read more

Michelle Obama reveals she’s had COVID-19 vaccine

Michelle Obama has revealed she’s had the COVID-19 vaccine and is thinking about retiring from public life.   The former First Lady, in a wide-ranging interview with PEOPLE on Wednesday, also opened up on her pandemic year, saying George Floyd’s death was a lot to take on during quarantine and that Donald Trump’s defeat means … Read more