Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
Is blackface ever innocent? Is it less racist when a Black person enacts it as a statement of resistance? Because of our history of deep and ongoing racism in Canada, the answer is no.
Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.
A recent study reveals that immigrant-serving organizations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador do not demonstrate an awareness of racially diverse LGBTQ immigrants.
Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Journalist Stan Grant has argued that we need to stop talking about Meghan Markle's 'mixed race' identity. But our society still categorises people according to race - and we need to discuss this.
A heated debate is unfolding on Twitter about whether it's OK to compare middle-aged white men to boiled meat.
At Starbucks, where the staff turnover is lower than most, anti-bias training might make a small difference. Maybe.
Seeing is not just believing. Seeing changes what we believe, about ourselves and about other people.
Racist behaviour in universities manifests itself in nuanced and covert ways.
The Broadway hit offered an escape from the anxieties of World War II. But the America it portrayed – unified, patriotic and white – rings hollow today.
While Linda Brown is being celebrated for her role in the historic Brown v. Board of Education case that desegregated US schools, a researcher says the story behind the case is more complex.
Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that.
What would our church and society look like if we were confronted with the reality that the body hung on the cross was brown?
Preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast are pushing homeless people out of town, and out of the state. Sadly, that's not unusual for events of this sort.
Asian-Americans are extremely diverse. Fear of giving the government personal data may make it more difficult to provide the right educational, health care and other services to specific populations.
Children are able to pick up negative racial stereotypes by the age of six. Luckily, parents can help reverse them.
Stigma about black or African hair reflects deep-seated politics around race and history.
Duke University recently decided to assign random roommates for incoming students. Is this silly social engineering or smart policy?
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.