Victoria and Abdul actor Ali Fazal: There’s always been racism, and there always will be

Victoria and Abdul actor Ali Fazal: There’s always been racism, and there always will be

Victoria and Abdul actor Ali Fazal: There’s always been racism, and there always will be Ali Fazalplays one of the title roles in Stephen Frears’ directorial Victoria and Abdul with veteran actor Judi Dench. The film revolves around the inexplicable bond between Queen Victoria (Dench) and her clerk Abdul Karim (Fazal). Actor Ali Fazal, who plays one of the title roles in Stephen Frears’ directorial Victoria and Abdul with veteran actor Judi Dench, believes racism has always existed and it will continue to exist in future too. But he says he…

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets Bollywood’s support in racism row

Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets Bollywood’s support in racism row

Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets Bollywood’s support in racism row Nawazuddin Siddiqui had, in a tweet, slammed the Indian showbiz industry for its fixation with fair skin. Siddiqui’s tweet has attracted considerable media and celeb attention. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, known for films like Gangs of Wasseypur, who went up the Bollywood success ladder the hard way comes from a small village in UP, Popular Bollywood celebrities like Nandita Das, Taapsee Pannu and Tannishtha Chatterjee have lent their support to National Award winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who earlier slammed the entertainment industry for promoting racism.…

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Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways

Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways

Was accused of ‘racism’: German pilot sends defamation notice to Harbhajan Singh, Jet Airways The alleged incident aboard a Chandigarh-Mumbai Jet flight came to light on April 26 when the cricketer posted tweets accusing Hosselin of making “racist” comments and assaulting a woman, besides abusing a physically challenged man on a domestic flight.   A former Jet Airways pilot, Bernd Hosselin, a German, accused of making “racist” comments on a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight, Friday sent a defamation notice to cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his friends Pooja Gujaral and Jatinder Singh Shah. Hosselin…

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A brief history of racism in the United States

A brief history of racism in the United States

A brief history of racism in the United States Racism is the belief that one’s race, skin color, or more generally, one’s group, be it of religious, national or ethnic identity, is superior to others in humanity.14 It has been part of the American landscape primarily since the European colonization of North America beginning in the 17th century. Various groups have bore the brunt of it, manifested in discriminatory laws, social practices, and  criminal behavior directed toward a target group. The following are a list of just a few and…

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