The delays have been prompted by concerns that a field consisting only of films released in 2020 would not be as broad or competitive as in previous years.
Protesters toppled the statue of Confederate General Albert Pike. Earlier, people celebrated Juneteenth which marks the day when a Union general arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed slaves that they were free.
US prosecutors charged police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back with felony murder, saying that the black man posed no threat when he was gunned down.
Governor Andrew Cuomo of the US state signs law that will ban police chokeholds, prohibit false race-based 911 calls, and set up a special prosecutor's office to probe deaths during police encounters.
Prejudice towards black people persists both in South Asian countries and their diasporas abroad. It stems from both colonialism and caste-based hierarchies.
Anti-racism protests continue in the US as statues, monuments and buildings of US historical leaders who carried out policies viewed as racist are being removed, following last month's police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
The devices had gone off in the Ain Zara and Wadi Rabi districts on the southern edges of the capital, which had been controlled by militants backing warlord Khalifa Haftar until May, the health ministry said.
Racism is not going away any time soon, and neither will moments like the George Floyd killing.
Thousands rally in streets of several European countries in anti-racism rallies sparked by black American George Floyd's death in US police custody.
In Minneapolis, where Floyd died in police custody, the city agreed to ban police chokeholds and require officers to intervene any time they see unauthorized force by another officer.
Thousands of demonstrators defiantly remained on the streets across the US even after curfews put in place in some states following unrest in the wake of the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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