Here is a small list of pivotal texts by African American women from the past century.
Our current golden age of TV storytelling is influenced by comic books, in particular, one writer: Chris Claremont pushed boundaries and gave audiences strong female leads and deeply involved dramas.
Stereotypes of Black women continue to impact how they are treated in institutions.
Science is a multicultural enterprise that benefits from and indeed requires competing views.
Another case involving an even more egregious violation of international law by China against Canada languishes largely forgotten.
Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen, has been in jail since 2006.
The first NAACP meeting was held in Canada but there is no mention of Black Canadians in the books. This historical absence is a symbol of the invisibility of anti-Black racism in Canada.
Animal cruelty investigators do challenging and unappreciated work for very low pay, and normally without union benefits or protections.
Indigenous food and medicine gardens, and traditional manikin (wild rice) harvesting offer hope -- for the future health of humanity and the earth that sustains us.
It's important to unearth how discriminatory immigration policy, largely invisible to the general public, undermines citizens’ rights and position.
South Korea is facing a low fertility trend. Valentine's Day serves as a reminder to help ease the domestic burden on young women so they can consider partnerships again.
In examining and addressing opportunity gaps for racialized students in schools, school boards must learn to account for present-day and historical inequities.
For many Haitians, blackouts do not just signal a political crisis; they also symbolize feelings of their loss of political power.
Food shortages in Venezuela are a result of draconian government policies and should be declared an international crime against humanity.
Most North American consumers generally prefer advertising with male-female couples rather than same-sex couples. But changes in how brands frame the messages of advertisements could change that.
After the #me-too inspired Gillette ad, a male therapist says this year's Super Bowl ads were disappointingly mild. But let's not let that stop us from challenging each other.
The Gender Gap Tracker uses computational linguistics techniques to analyze how women are mentioned and quoted in Canadian media.
Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers. But pretending or fantasizing is not all bad either.
Canada's Food Guide makes nutrition recommendations. But the revamped guide does much more. It directs us to consider the broader set of circumstances —the social determinants —of how we eat.
It’s easier to accuse someone else of racism than it is to challenge the racist and colonial systems we participate in.
A human rights researcher documents the stories of Central American migrants leaving behind endemic poverty and high homicide rates. In limbo in Mexico, many use art therapy to express their anxiety.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
"Solutions journalism" aims to give more prominence to solution-oriented narratives. It reports on responses to social problems by moving the solutions out of the footnotes.
The tragedy of the Quebec City mosque shootings which killed six men continues to reverberate. But Islamophobia has not been curbed: it is at its highest rate ever.
A new study in JAMA Pediatrics suggests higher levels of screen time at two and three years of age predict poorer child outcomes at three and five years, respectively.
Canada has been considered a human rights champion when it comes to accepting Syrian refugees. So why is it doing next to nothing for those fleeing Venezuela?