In the 1990s, older Californians struggled to make way for a younger, more diverse generation. Here’s how that 'racial generation gap’ transformed the state – and what it means for the rest of the US.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.
The longing for lighter skin remains a taboo topic in African-American communities.
Controversy ignited when a Florida Gulf Coast University professor began teaching a 'white racism' course this year. Ted Thornhill says his course is rooted in a 'damning body' of evidence.
"Critique of Black Reason" offers readers insight into how the construction of race and racism underpins our understanding of modernity.
A new analysis shows STEM majors tend to vote less than others. But researchers say the relationship between a college major and voter turnout is not necessarily cause and effect.
A new analysis shows how family background influences who grows up to invent. The key to turning things around? Expose kids to more inventors.
A history of inequality and division in society has reinforced a sense of separation – and it has benefited the far right.
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.
A debilitating eye injury and racial epithets weren't enough to derail O'Ree's resolve.
A majority of white Americans now believe that white people experience racial discrimination, and memes like #ItsOkayToBeWhite are only fanning the flames.
In a new book, philosophers argue that Lego's coloured bricks are not just a toy, but a tool that raises challenging questions about creativity, conformity and culture.
We're pouring cold water on old ideas in this episode: from why the population of Easter Island really declined and what makes a good urban legend.
The Steinhoff corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.
Extensive research has been done on poverty and inequality in South Africa but more is needed to better understand the status quo and mainly inter-sectional factors that drive inequality.
An analysis of more than 800 top-grossing films suggests diverse movies struggle in front of international audiences.
Much of the Harry and Meghan coverage has ignored the royal family's complicated history with race and "blood" and its insistence on continuing outdated traditions.
Human heart transplantation is 50 years old.
In the 1960s, white newspaper journalists exploited racial divisions to help build the GOP's southern firewall.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.