LOS ANGELES: When "The Birth of a Nation" opens in theaters this week, its backers are hoping the film's buzz will finally shift away from the controversy dogging its creator and toward the slavery drama's powerful message about race relations in America. The film about Nat Turner, a slave who led a rebellion in Virginia in 1831, was once hailed as an awards front-runner but has been overshadowed by headlines about a 17-year-old rape case involving the writer, director, producer and lead actor, Nate Parker, who was…
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) plan to introduce racial quotas in national teams, the board said Tuesday without giving details.
WARSAW: President Barack Obama pledged on Saturday to seek ways to calm racial tensions and reduce divisions between police and minorities during his final months in office, but he warned that easy access to guns nationwide exacerbated the problem.
SCOTLAND: Donald Trump's presidential campaign has fired a staffer after racially charged and insulting Facebook posts under his name came to light, a person close to the campaign said on Sunday.
ATLANTA: The principal of a private school in suburban Atlanta has been fired after making remarks she admitted were racially insensitive during a graduation ceremony last week, a civil rights group said on Thursday.