Lil Nas X isn’t an anomaly — black people have always been a part of country music

Lil Nas X isn’t an anomaly — black people have always been a part of country music

The myth of the all-white American West contributes to the erasure of black cowboys, musicians, and settlers. When the writer and activist James Baldwin took part in a Cambridge University debate about America’s race problem in 1965, he invoked the trope of the Western film to argue that the American dream had indeed come at black people’s expense. For all of their contributions to the United States, African Americans existed on society’s margins. “It comes…

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Mandatory in-person verification part of KYC process

IPV is the physical verification of the information provided in the KYC form done by the AMC or broker’s employee to establish its authenticity.Video KYC requires an investor to upload identity proofs such as photograph, address proof, a cancelled cheque, PAN card and signatures on the AMC’s platform Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered…

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Trump’s tariffs on Mexico mark the latest breaking point for Senate Republicans

Trump’s tariffs on Mexico mark the latest breaking point for Senate Republicans

They’ve made their opposition clear, but they’re waiting to see if Mexican officials can work things out with the White House. Senate Republicans aren’t inclined to break with President Donald Trump on many issues, but his proposed tariffs on Mexico might become one of the latest times they do so this year. Citing concerns over the impact that Trump’s proposed 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports could have on American consumers and manufacturers, not to…

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Nilekani report proposes to simplify KYC norms

This will not only help customers but also accelerate growth of the financial sector.A bank should be able to share KYC data with a mutual fund when the customer invests from her bank account Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump’s UK trip illustrates why people worried about a Trump presidency

Trump’s UK trip illustrates why people worried about a Trump presidency

Bad tweets, ill-advised statements, ignorance — it’s all on display. President Donald Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom began with him firing off tweets from Air Force One calling London Mayor Sadiq Khan “a stone cold loser” and culminated with him posting tweets at 1:30 am London time on Wednesday denigrating actress Bette Midler as a “Washed up psycho.” In between, the president called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer “a creep” and urged his…

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Bernie Sanders calls out Walmart executives during their annual meeting

Bernie Sanders calls out Walmart executives during their annual meeting

“Walmart workers are sick and tired of being paid starvation wages.” Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped in Arkansas Wednesday to blast Walmart executives during their annual meeting with shareholders. Employees at America’s largest retailer want a seat on Walmart’s board of directors, and they’re hoping the high-profile presidential candidate will help them make their case. Publicly shaming billionaires and CEOs for underpaying workers is a signature Sanders move. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Sears chief executive…

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