Tag Archives: Racism

With Each Run, a City Shaken by Racism Is ‘Finding the Greater Good’

With Each Run, a City Shaken by Racism Is ‘Finding the Greater Good’

With Each Run, a City Shaken by Racism Is ‘Finding the Greater Good’ With Each Run, a City Shaken by Racism Is ‘Finding the Greater Good’ In 2019, if the group had a dozen runners one morning, they considered it a big turnout. But in 2020, as the pandemic spread and the Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum across the …

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Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige.

Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige.

Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige. Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige. Incomplete records were kept of Paige’s games in the Negro leagues, which couldn’t afford to hire the kind of record-keepers the major leagues had. The Black press was comparably cash-strapped, unable to …

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Pharrell Williams highlights need for empathy in fight against racism and social injustice

Pharrell Williams discusses empathy in a video for Uninterrupted and Masterclass

Pharrell Williams highlights need for empathy in fight against racism and social injustice Pharrell Williams highlights need for empathy in fight against racism and social injustice The singer broached the topic in a six-minute video released on Thursday as part of a partnership between Masterclass, the online learning service, and Uninterrupted, a platform co-founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter. …

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Private school with ‘culture of racism’ held mock slave auctions, claim former pupils

The prestigious Fettes College in Edinburgh, which was attended by former prime minister Tony Blair from 1966 to 1971

Private school with ‘culture of racism’ held mock slave auctions, claim former pupils Private school with ‘culture of racism’ held mock slave auctions, claim former pupils Mock “slave auctions” were held at a private school in Scotland, according to former pupils who claimed the college was blighted by a “culture of racism”. The allegations were made against Edinburgh-based Fettes College, …

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‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism

‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism

‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism ‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism On Tuesday, New Yorkers commuting through the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station will find it transformed with vibrant portraits of Black, Asian and Pacific Islander people along with anti-discriminatory messages like “I did not …

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‘White Riot’ Review: When Punk’s Stars Banded Against Racism

‘White Riot’ Review: When Punk’s Stars Banded Against Racism

‘White Riot’ Review: When Punk’s Stars Banded Against Racism ‘White Riot’ Review: When Punk’s Stars Banded Against Racism Since rock is no longer the dominant form of popular music, it’s hard to say how much good reviving the story of the British-born organization Rock Against Racism could do. But one of the many things that “White Riot,” a documentary about …

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Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism

Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism

Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism Overlooked No More: Lucy Diggs Slowe, Scholar Who Persisted Against Racism and Sexism This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. It is also part of The Times’s continuing coverage of the …

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Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism

Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism

Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism DENVER — In most American cities, white residents live near parks, trees and baseball fields, while communities of color are left with concrete and the heat that comes with it. Now, in a push that could provide a road map for other cities, …

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Spitting Image creator defends show against racism accusations: ‘I do big noses and big ears. It’s personal’

Megan Markle and Prince Harry as puppets in ‘Spitting Image’

Spitting Image creator defends show against racism accusations: ‘I do big noses and big ears. It’s personal’ Spitting Image creator defends show against racism accusations: ‘I do big noses and big ears. It’s personal’ The creator of Spitting Image has hit back at complaints that certain puppets are racist representations.  The forthcoming show has rolled out an array of new …

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On Racism and British Fashion

On Racism and British Fashion

On Racism and British Fashion On Racism and British Fashion “I’ve always considered myself an outsider,” Osman Yousefzada said last week, sitting on a park bench near his home in North London. “Often, I’ve also been made to feel like an outsider, working in and around institutions and industries like fashion that are rooted in white codes and elitism.” At …

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