Anti-racism Current Affairs, GK & News
United Nations published its report on Racial Justice & Equality and called to immediately dismantle systemic racism against black people worldwide to avoid repeating outrages such as killing of George Floyd. Key findings of report UN report was triggered by death of Floyd, who was murdered by white US police officer, Michelle Bachelet. According to ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On April 20, 2020, the former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of manslaughter and murder in George Floyd case. He has now found guilty (arrested for proven charges of murder). The George Floyd’s case created worldwide protests and violence. It led to re-examination of racism and policing in the United States. What is George ..
The United States marks the end of slavery within the country by observing Juneteenth (19th June). This day is celebrated with the annual unofficial holiday. This year, the day has more significance as millions of Americans confront the nation’s continued racial discrimination. This was the day when Union Army General Gordon Granger, in 1865, announced ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visited “Sashakt Divyang-A Unique Mega Event with Exclusive Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)” organised by Ladli foundation trust on 12 Nov. Many organisations and private institutions participated in job fair to provide suitable jobs to Divyangjans with an aim to provide equal opportunities and ..