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The Underground Railroad, Black Panther, Da 5 Bloods: How alt history is reshaping the Black narrative in pop culture
The sub-genre of alt history is enjoying its moment with films like Black Panther and Da 5 Bloods, and shows like The Underground Railroad, Lovecraft Country, and Watchmen. That is not surprising when you consider how Black stories were systematically excluded from popular histories.
Some said that Shailaja's exclusion from the new Pinarayi Vijayan government despite doing a commendable job during the first wave of COVID-19, was similar to how the late CPM leader KR Gowri Amma was denied chief ministership in the last minute in 1987
Unseen Warriors of COVID: Sanitation workers in rural Haryana unable to access ration, primary health care
Hit by lockdown the Primary Health Centres in rural areas of Haryana’s Hisar, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar and Ambala have no stock of necessary medications. Swabhiman Society, a collective of Dalit women in the state managed to help many during the lockdown.
Tim Miller's The Drowned Giant to Michael B Jordan's Life Hutch, ranking episodes of Love, Death & Robots Volume 2
While Volume 2 of Love, Death & Robots does not hold up against the first one, here's a ranking of all eight episodes of the new instalment.
Charles Grodin, deadpan comic actor and star of The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run, Beethoven, passes away aged 86
The Emmy-winning actor was also a part of films like Rosemary's Baby, The Woman in Red, and Catch-22.
Reus says he needs the summer to recover after a taxing season and will sit out the European Championship
Benzema has not played for France since October 2015.
Premier League: Chelsea jump to third place after beating Leicester; Brighton stun champions Manchester City
Pep Guardiola's side were beaten for the second time in their last three games after a second-half collapse at the Amex Stadium.
Benevento drop back to Serie B after just one season along with already demoted Crotone and Parma.
Tamil Nadu to begin vaccination of people in 18-44 age group from 20 May, says state health minister
Health Minister M Subramanian said the government has allotted Rs 46 crore to procure vaccines and so far, nine lakh doses have arrived
Google I/O 2021: Google announces Android 12 'Material You' design changes and upgrades for Workspace, Google Photos, Google Maps and more
Google also announced at I/O 2021 that it has partnered with Samsung to merge WearOS and Tizen.
The high court made the remarks while hearing a plea by the vaccine manufacturer seeking an arbitral award running into crores of rupees, passed in its favour and against the Centre, to scale up production of the Sputnik V vaccine in India
With the war showing no sign of abating, Palestinians in the region staged a general strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies
On 17 March, the high court had granted a 'last opportunity' to the Centre to file its reply to a petition by Disha Ravi for restraining police from leaking probe material to the media
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra has alleged that a purported toolkit by Congress shows that the party's endeavours to help the needy during COVID-19 pandemic is "a PR exercise"
Coronavirus News Updates: Bihar's COVID-19 toll jumps past 4,000 mark with highest single-day count of 111 deaths
Coronavirus News Updates: According to the health department, the state's toll has now reached 4039 and the districts reporting the highest number of fresh fatalities were Patna (14), West Champaran (10), Muzaffarpur (9) and Nalanda (7)
The BMC's data showed that 17,920 tests were conducted since Monday evening, whereas more than 20,000 samples were being tested on a daily basis till last week
The former Congress chief and his party have been criticising the government's vaccination policy, describing it as 'discriminatory'
Asian Boxing Championship: Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan in Indian men's squad; team to leave for Dubai on 21 May
The event was to be held here but was shifted to Dubai because of the COVID-19 pandemic with India retaining the co-host status. The tournament-proper begins on 24 May with the draw ceremony scheduled on 23 May.