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Vira Sathidar, Cultural Figure Who Fought India’s Caste System, Dies at 62

Vira Sathidar, Cultural Figure Who Fought India’s Caste System, Dies at 62

Vira Sathidar, Cultural Figure Who Fought India’s Caste System, Dies at 62 Vira Sathidar, Cultural Figure Who Fought India’s Caste System, Dies at 62 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. NEW DELHI — Vira Sathidar played the role of a protest singer enmeshed in India’s frustrating …

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Black Figure Skaters See Performing as Their Best Way to Speak Out

Black Figure Skaters See Performing as Their Best Way to Speak Out

Black Figure Skaters See Performing as Their Best Way to Speak Out Black Figure Skaters See Performing as Their Best Way to Speak Out Starr Andrews remembers the stares she received in locker rooms at her earliest figure skating competitions. She remembers the requests to touch her coiled, textured hair. “The first thing that popped into my mind is, ‘It’s …

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Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa

Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa

Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa In 2010, another member of the R.N.C., a former army chief named Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, was shot and wounded in Johannesburg. The killings of Rwandan dissidents in South Africa had led to diplomatic strains between the two countries, including the expulsion of …

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Arianna Rosenbluth Dies at 93; Pioneering Figure in Data Science

Arianna Rosenbluth Dies at 93; Pioneering Figure in Data Science

Arianna Rosenbluth Dies at 93; Pioneering Figure in Data Science Arianna Rosenbluth Dies at 93; Pioneering Figure in Data Science In 1956, the Rosenbluths moved to San Diego, where Marshall Rosenbluth took a job at General Atomics, a division of General Dynamics that had been established to explore peaceful uses of atomic energy. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1978. …

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Larry King: A totemic figure of the talk-show world whose work was defined by humanism

Larry King

Larry King: A totemic figure of the talk-show world whose work was defined by humanism Larry King: A totemic figure of the talk-show world whose work was defined by humanism T hey don’t make them like Larry King anymore. The popular talk show host, whose career spanned six decades, was an outlier in an industry where presenters can be all-too …

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Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title

Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title

Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second U.S. Figure Skating Title Bradie Tennell uprooted her life last summer, moving from suburban Chicago to Colorado Springs in hopes of finding what she needed to reclaim a national figure skating title. Tennell had won in 2018, then watched Alysa Liu, a sprightly phenom seven years …

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U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused

U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused

U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused U.S. Figure Skating to Pay $1.45 Million to Ex-Skater Who Says He Was Abused U.S. Figure Skating has reached a $1.45 million settlement with a former skater who had accused the organization of failing to protect him from sexual abuse by Richard Callaghan, a once-prominent coach …

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Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure

Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure

Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure Happy Birthday Mr Bean review: A cosy celebration of an absurd comic figure Like his great comic creation Mr Bean, Rowan Atkinson doesn’t say much. He likes his private life, I believe, and therefore generally doesn’t talk to the press, who’d only use it as an excuse …

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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85 Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85 Mr. Faruqi was also a noted critic. He published several books of commentary, the most famous being his four-volume exploration of the 18th-century Mughal poet Mir Taqi Mir. That collection, “Sher-e-Shor-Angez” (“Soul Stirring Verses”), “not only made vivid …

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Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests KAMPALA, Uganda — The police in Uganda said three people died and 38 were injured in protests that broke out on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital after officers arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician seeking the presidency in next year’s election. …

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