Donald Trump seems to have a passion for cruelty, often publicly celebrating his investment in violence as a source of pleasure. Those tendencies represent symptoms of a broader American sickness.
The backlash against the alt-right has ignited debates about free speech. But not all right-wing thought constitutes hate speech, and we need to identify the dividing line.
Early Vikings wouldn't understand nationalism – the secret to their success was to embrace other cultures.
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Two websites, one taken offline, the other still active, raise hard questions about how prepared Americans are to deal with free speech about white supremacy, in both monuments and domain names.
Far from the millions-strong mass movement of years gone by, today's 'Klan' is really just a smattering of assorted local hate groups.
After violence in Charlottesville, internet firms are erasing bigoted content. But should private companies serve as unaccountable regulators and be responsible for policing complex social issues?
Given recent events, you might have had an inkling that extremist views have been resonating. Researchers from the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention have the hard data to back it up.
One white educator reflects on the challenges, and the urgency, of tackling white supremacy in schools and on campuses in every country
Having stoked white resentment for his own benefit throughout his campaign, Trump is still emboldening it.
Memorials to confederate generals are lightning rods today for the same racist views they fought for 150 years ago.
The United States is seeing an uptick in far-right extremist violence. It's time to pay more attention to this scourge and its causes.
Trump's administration plans to ramp up prosecution of unauthorized border crossings. Here's the story of how it became illegal in the first place.
For Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to invite black South Africans, in a casual manner, to differentiate the legacies of colonialism is asking a lot.
Today's radical right is remaking its profile, using online communications to spread its message farther and deeper into our society than ever possible before.
Rhodesia's white supremacists appealed to the white electorate by taking a stand against African liberation. Similarly, Donald Trump appealed to white Americans who feel overwhelmed by globalisation.
The understandable outrage at neo-Nazis rallying for Trump shouldn't distract from the complex realities of American racism.
The votes in South Carolina's presidential primaries are once again expected to fall along racial lines.
As Princeton University investigates President Woodrow Wilson's legacy of prejudice a look at the widespread racism in the American progressive movement of the early 20th century.