Nigerian men who wear their hair in knots are not a new phenomenon, but the hairstyle's spiritual heritage sparks fear in the hearts of many.
As the rhetoric around Chinese interference in Australia intensifies – most recently with the Gladys Liu allegations – Chinese-Australians have become 'collateral damage'.
Several presidential hopefuls have offered proposals to close the racial wealth gap, from baby bonds to reparations. A simulation suggests policies short of direct aid to blacks won't do the trick.
Doctors who won't perform abortions on religious grounds may have stronger legal protection and may not be compelled to refer women to an alternative provider. Here's why that's bad news for women.
A sociologist spent time as a volunteer firefighter – and learned more about how institutional culture can shape a person's behavior.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
Pledges on gender parity are not worth the paper they are written on if selection processes remain secret.
On August 31, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the state of Assam, along the India-Bangladesh border will decide upon the future of millions of people in the state.
In the US, women politicians from minority communities have become the leading faces of a new generation of politicians – one that will drive the 2020 elections.
The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
The Supreme Court created a guidelines that aimed for justices to treat women fairly. But it denied its own equality push when it came to the case of Baiq Nuril Maknun.
Researchers have warned about the reliability of voice evidence in criminal cases. Yet, there are few legal guidelines on the use of such evidence in court.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
When no one in Mississippi wins a majority of votes in an election, the legislature chooses the winner. This has led to white men winning over and over.
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
What makes Folau's case unique is that it sets up a clash between employment contract law and legal protections against discrimination on the basis of religion.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
With the AFL's indigenous round about to take place, it's important to recognise the full history of Indigenous involvement in the sport, including the many obstacles players faced.
Anti-caste and Dalit movements have emerged as a voice to count on as India's 2019 legislative elections unfold.
One year ago, Ellen Maud Bennett asked women of size to make her death from cancer matter -- by advocating for their own health.