Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Forty years after Altab Ali's racist murder in Whitechapel, the story of how it mobilised the Bangladeshi community.
Regis will be remembered as one of the most powerful examples of English professional football, and as a model for black inclusion and equity in sport and social life.
Some 53% of British people think it's acceptable to display these dolls – and the difference between remainers and leavers is particularly surprising.
When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
Many urban children who took part in a program that was supposed to enrich their lives dealt with racism instead. Why can't this cultural exchange become a two-way street?
In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in Virginia for the crime of being married. The couple helped spark an effort to strike down laws against interracial marriage in the United States.
Black politicians throughout US history have struggled to overcome deep, negative stereotypes held against them by white Americans. Obama succeeded at the highest level. Here's how.
The 44th president is now gone. What mark does he leave on his country?
The nation needed a full-throated rebuttal to the nativism, racism and misogyny that characterized the president-elect’s campaign. Obama failed to deliver.
The strange and enlightening tale of a South American dictator who tried to prevent white people from marrying other white people.
Young black South Africans have been raised to believe that friendship across the races is an indicator of progress. Now, a generation into democracy, they are questioning this.
This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at how gender, race and class are shaping the voting patterns in this election.
Some advice to Man Booker winner Paul Beatty on how to cope with his newfound fame.
The ABC has missed a rare opportunity to deeply engage with the diversity of views among Indigenous Australians about whether and how they should be 'recognised' in the Constitution.
Indigenous peoples live in societies where their sense of cultural worth is constantly undermined.
Teachers in South Africa need far more high quality professional development, policy direction and support to take social cohesion from concept to classroom
Racism is again on the rise in many parts of the world. So is the dehumanisation of our enemies. What hope is there, then, for notions of a common humanity?
Recent tragedies have shown the depth of racism in society. As we ask ourselves how to move forward, we also need to ask how these events affect African-American children through vicarious racism.
The gap between American police departments and the black communities they're meant to protect is huge – but it can be closed.