The sculpture of Jen Reid, who was photographed standing on the plinth of Colston's statue just after it was pulled down by demonstrators last month, was put up by a team directed by artist Marc Quinn.
The statue titled “a surge of power (Jen Reid)” was erected before dawn on Wednesday without approval from Bristol city officials.
Meanwhile, president of the SA Cricketers' Association writes letter in his personal capacity to country's sports minister seeking government intervention for what he says is the illegal appointment of eight white officials by CSA and its affiliates.
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, the motorsport's only Black driver, raises right fist on the podium after taking his first victory of the season at Styrian Grand Prix in Austria.
Newly released body camera transcripts reveal the cuffed Black man insisted the policemen were going to kill him but was told by officer Derek Chauvin: "Then stop talking, stop yelling, it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk."
International cricket resumes after nearly four months as England and West Indies players take a knee in support of the global campaign against racial injustice.
In his speech on July 4th – the day meant for unity and celebration – US President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within labelling them as leftists, looters and agitators.
A British royal history professor David Starkey quit his honorary position at Cambridge University after this controversial remarks created an uproar in Britain.
Four months from Election Day, US President Trump's comments amounted to a direct appeal to the political base, including many disaffected white votes, that carried him to the White House in 2016.
"Defund the police" has become a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that erupted following the killing in custody of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.
Saint John, who has worked at Uber and Apple, will start in August as chief marketing officer at the streaming entertainment giant, Netflix says.
The BET Awards, which celebrated 20 years of highlighting excellence in Black-led entertainment, kept much of the focus on topics such as systemic racism and equal rights.
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