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Rosa Parks, power of resistance and the Delhi bus rape

The protests in India have focused mainly on the issue of rape. But these could as well extend to the arena of public transport because the girl's rape and death are directly related to the......

Rosa Parks of Pakistan in NYC

Some called her the Rosa Parks of Pakistan for her outstanding courage to stand up for justice despite threats to her life. Others identified her as the new voice and hope for all women fighting......

US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks dead

Rosa Parks, the woman who defied a diktat requiring Blacks to give up bus seats to Whites and inadvertently sparked off the historic civil rights movement in America, is dead. The 92-year-old Parks......

'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

Indian-Americans hold candle light vigil for rape victim

Braving chilly weather, Indian-Americans gathered at the Gandhi Statue in Washington to hold a candle light vigil for the 23-year-old Delhi gang rape victim, who died after battling for life for 13......

What makes a brand authentic?

There were compelling reasons to send Juan Valdez off to the old folks home for advertising's ex-celebs. The fictional coffee-growing icon had been featured in ads for decades, helping establish......

Maharashtra's wine output rockets

The grape wine industry in Maharashtra has taken big strides in the last few years. In 2005, the state recorded 81.25 per cent rise in wine production compared with last year. Of this, Nashik......

Nandita: Motherhood has made me choosy about films

Nandita Das is a busy woman. In the first part of our two-part interview with the actress, Nandita spoke about supporting children's films, as she is the chairperson of the Children's Film......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

Review: Changeling

Events that took place in California in 1928, and had repercussions for several years beyond, are the focus of Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort. Starring Angelina Jolie as single mother......

More injuries on Extreme Park cross course

Two of the first six riders in Sunday's opening snowboard cross seeding run were taken away on stretchers after falling heavily, causing concern a day after Russian freestyle skier Maria......

Skiiers Jansrud, Samkova mine gold in Sochi mountains

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud sped to Olympic gold in the men's Super-G alpine skiing on Sunday and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won the women's snowboarding cross on the testing course where a......

Mixed day for America at Sochi Winter Games

The United States edged out host nation Russia in a thrilling men's ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics on Saturday, but a last-minute switch of high-tech suits failed to propel American speed......

Russian skier Komissarova 'seriously hurt' in training crash at Sochi Games

Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova has been seriously hurt in training with doctors making an immediate decision to operate, the Russian Freestyle Federation said on Saturday.Komissarova......

Sochi Games: Sister-act brings Canada glory in moguls skiing

Canadian teenager Justine Dufour-Lapointe roared when it mattered most to claim a shock gold medal and lead her sister Chloe to a family one-two in the moguls freestyle skiing final at the Olympic......
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Receives WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award

PRWeb 2015-05-22 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was awarded WTS International's 2015 Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award at the WTS... ...

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Why we could soon see Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Costin Constantinescu/Shutterstock Andrew Jackson could be on his way out. It's all about the Tubmans, baby - or at least it could be if the... ...

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Calling for a revolutionary social change

'Every great social movement begins with a set of ideas validated, internalised, and then shared and amplified through media, grassroots... ...

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'We Shall Overcome' singer Guy Carawan dies at 87

Mumbai: Guy Carawan, folk singer and social-justice advocate credited with turning the African-American spiritual We Shall Overcome into a unifying... ...

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Uthapuram wall is no Berlin wall

When the Berlin Wall crumbled, no one wept for its fall. On the other hand, people of both sides were joyous and celebrating it. The souvenirs... ...

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