The Black Lives Matter movement shows no sign of slowing down, and remains at the forefront of many conversations abroad and in South Africa.
The man responsible for organising a ‘white lives matter’ banner to be flown over a football stadium on Monday is now furiously backpedalling.
The anthem, which is usually heard reverberating around Twickenham, or during unsuccessful Rugby World Cup finals, is under scrutiny due to its “historical context”.
If you want to find out more about the history of racial oppression in America, these five documentaries are a good place to start.
Last week, Dave Chappelle’s latest stand-up was released, less than two weeks after it was filmed.
Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Google Assistant must field all sorts of questions. At this moment in time, some of the responses are particularly important.
The revised edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary will contain a new definition of ‘racism’.
Protesters in New Jersey were met with hostilities from some residents, including one who knelt on another man’s neck in an effort to mock George Floyd’s death.
Trevor Noah returned from a short break to take a closer look at the US law enforcement response to police brutality (more brutality), and why these protests are different from others.
American law enforcement shoots, kills, and imprisons more people per capita than any other developed country in the world.
In the UK, protesters gathered in huge numbers to stand in solidarity with those in America, calling for an end to police brutality.
To better understand what’s happening in the US, watch Oliver discuss “how the histories of policing and white supremacy are intertwined, the roadblocks to fixing things, and some potential paths forward”.
A mounted police officer collided with a traffic light in London during a #BlackLivesMatter protest outside 10 Downing Street.
Meghan Markle tackled some tough political issues in a graduation speech addressing her old high school.
American protesters are taking up some of the genius tips and tricks pioneered in another famous protest.
The United Nations has criticised heavy-handed police action in South Africa, calling it “one of the worst” during the global pandemic.
You could point to a number of recent killings of black people at the hands of law enforcement as catalysts for the protests, but it is the murder of George Floyd that really lit the match.
There comes a point when you think surely we’ve seen the last video of this kind for a while, but then another incident occurs and you can only shake your head.
America is currently at a crossroads, and we’re not talking about choosing between Crooked Hillary and Demented Trump. There is serious trouble brewing.
If you’re a little loner in the tooth you might remember receiving a good caning at school, but this video shows some next level abuse going on in the U.S.
Just when you think you’ve seen the worst of it a new video is released showing a Chicago cop shooting an unarmed black man 16 times.
As the world’s eyes open to the reality of the inhumane treatment of others, cell phones are becoming the best way to capture, share and discuss it.