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Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’

  • To be informed about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre which will mark a centennial this Monday, Oprah Winfrey shares a reading list of 27 books to educate one about the ‘worst incidents of racial violence in American history’
Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’(Instagram/oprahsbookclub)
Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’(Instagram/oprahsbookclub)
Updated on May 30, 2021 06:41 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz

At least 13 die in two massacres in Colombia: Officials

The killings took place in Antioquia department in the northwest and Cauca in the southwest, areas hit hard by violence this year.
Since January, Colombia has suffered dozens of massacres -- defined as attacks in which at least three people die -- making 2020 the worst year since the signing in 2016 of a peace agreement with the former guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).(REUTERS)
Since January, Colombia has suffered dozens of massacres -- defined as attacks in which at least three people die -- making 2020 the worst year since the signing in 2016 of a peace agreement with the former guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 23, 2020 06:11 AM IST
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Bogota | ByAgence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Kanpur’s controversial ex-SSP transferred days after massacre of cops

Former Kanpur SSP Anant Deo Tewari had allegedly ignored the complaint of slain DSP Devendra Mishra against Station Officer Vinay Tiwari of Chaubeypur police station about his ties with gangster Vikas Dubey.
Police personnel at the residence of gangster Vikas Dubey a day after an encounter in Kanpur in which eight policemen were killed.(PTI)
Police personnel at the residence of gangster Vikas Dubey a day after an encounter in Kanpur in which eight policemen were killed.(PTI)
Published on Jul 07, 2020 11:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRohit K Singh| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Behmai killings: A massacre and decades-old wait for justice

The dacoits fired 150 rounds to kill 20 people, mostly upper-caste Thakurs, sharpened social fault lines, and brought in the limelight Phoolan Devi, their leader.
The massacre sharpened social fault lines, and brought Phoolan Devi (pictured) in the limelight.
The massacre sharpened social fault lines, and brought Phoolan Devi (pictured) in the limelight.
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 12:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kanpur | ByHaidar Naqvi

‘Cost of freedom must not be forgotten’: Rahul Gandhi pays homage to martyrs at Jallianwala Bagh

Hundreds of people were massacred by British forces on April 13, 1919. Gandhi visited the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial in Amritsar to pay homage to the martyrs.
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh to pay floral tribute to martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre(Sameer Sehgal/ HT Photo)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh to pay floral tribute to martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre(Sameer Sehgal/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2019 03:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Escaped mosque attack by minutes’: Bangladesh cricket manager recounts horror

In a chilling account, Khaled Mashud described how most of the Bangladeshi team drove up to the Masjid al Noor in a bus just as the attack got underway.
A police officer patrols at a cordon near a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019(AP)
A police officer patrols at a cordon near a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019(AP)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 06:26 PM IST
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Christchurch | ByAFP

Mexico’s ‘common man’ president pledges end to secrecy

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tackled a case that cast a long shadow over the previous government, signing a presidential decree creating a truth commission to investigate the 2014 disappearance of 43 students in an apparent massacre.
Mexico's newly inaugurated president hit the ground running with his pledge to govern as a common man and end decades of secrecy, heavy security and luxury enjoyed by past presidents.(AP)
Mexico's newly inaugurated president hit the ground running with his pledge to govern as a common man and end decades of secrecy, heavy security and luxury enjoyed by past presidents.(AP)
Published on Dec 04, 2018 09:04 AM IST
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Mexico | ByAssociated Press
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