From Soweto to Nairobi, police brutality cases are on the rise, and citizens are outraged and feel abandoned. Police brutality has become a hot topic globally, with activists and organizations regularly staging demonstrations. In some African countries, violence meted out by security officers worsened after governments imposed curfews to contain the spread of COVID-19. … [Read more...] about In Africa, concerns over rising police brutality
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Cardi, 27, caught wind of Owens’ comments and hit back at her in a video on Instagram, in which she insisted Biden decided to sit down with her because of her wide-ranging influence. Owens later responded with an Instagram video of her own, in which she claimed that Cardi is ‘hurting black America’. … [Read more...] about ‘You’re getting pimped out by white men:’ Cardi B hits back at Candace Owens after the conservative commentator called her ‘illiterate’ and an ’embarrassment to black people’ when she interviewed Joe Biden
Sales of ‘I Hate Men’ boom Pauline Harmange, a French writer, recently published a short ode to misandry called Moi les hommes, je les déteste (I Hate Men). Four hundred and fifty copies were printed and she didn’t expect many people to read it. But then it caught the attention of Ralph Zurmély, a government official, who tried to ban it over its “incitement to hatred on the grounds of gender”. Now a book that nobody had heard of a week ago is headline news and sales are soaring. The Guardian has an interesting interview with Harmange here. … [Read more...] about Gender reveal parties are harmful in so many ways – why do we treat them as quirky?
Protests: The death of 46-year-old Floyd has sparked days of sometimes violent demonstrations in Minneapolis and other US cities over police brutality against African-Americans; Protesters pictured on Thursday in Minneapolis … [Read more...] about Taraji P. Henson gets emotional discussing the ‘disproportionate affect’ COVID-19 has had on the mental health of African-Americans
'However, the age group in which some of the increase is happening are the dangerous asymptomatic carriers. This could mean we could build up high levels of infection without necessarily knowing about it, and there is the risk this could lead to a tipping point where it spills over into vulnerable populations and then we have a serious issue.' … [Read more...] about CURFEWS could be next: Ministers plan even tighter restrictions after banning meetings of more than six people from Monday – but Matt Hancock warns workers they should still head back to their desks because ‘virus isn’t spreading in offices’