Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Black

United States: UN rights experts gravely concerned over ‘brutal deaths’ at hands of police

Independent UN human rights experts on Friday expressed grave concern over the deaths early last month of two young Black men in the United States, at the hands of police officers.

25-year-old Zaynab Mohamed among first three black women won in Minnesota’s 164-year history

25-year-old Zaynab Mohamed became the first Black woman elected to the state Legislature’s upper chamber since Minnesota in the United States became a state 164 years ago.

“What if they treat me like saka. I’m just like him…”

“Last words from my son before bed tonight..'what if they treat me like saka. I’m just like him and we both play for arsenal too. I don’t think I want to play for England, will you talk to them if they ever ask me.' My heart is broken.. shattered and broken," read the tweet.

I’m Marcus Rashford, 23-year-old black man, I will never apologise for who I am: Full statement of England striker

England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford apologised for his penalty shootout miss but said he "will never apologise for who I am" after he was one of three Black players subjected to racist abuse following England's Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy.

England black players still face racism though massive outrage against abusers

England's Football Association said they have strongly condemned all forms of discrimination and are appalled by the online racism that has been aimed at some of England players on social media.

One night in Miami and the language of cause

The film offers the lived experiences of these epoch-making black men who are at the threshold of endearing an important phase in their lives, it discusses their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s in America, simultaneously attempting to reveal deeper humanity of the characters and so of the viewers as well.