The controversy over Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem isn’t a watershed moment. It's only the latest chapter in a long history of people trying to control how black people behave.
A sociologist wanted to know how simply self-identifying as 'multiracial' – regardless of how you actually looked – would influence your attractiveness.
Rachel Dolezal isn't the only one who experiences a transition in racial categories, but what are the implications of inconsistent racial identifications on mental health?
One of the newest trends in education is teaching students how to develop grit. But what's even meant by 'grit'? And what if grit means something different for everyone?
Many young South Africans struggle to get a job due to the high levels of unemployment. But access to information, which is influenced by race and class, increases the chances of getting employed.
Indigenous peoples live in societies where their sense of cultural worth is constantly undermined.
It seems that vulnerability is a cost of privilege, and resilience comes as a result of adversity.
Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people's true attitudes.
The former KKK grand wizard from Louisiana is hopeful Trump supporters will turn out for his bid for U.S. Senate. Political scientists who have studied his career consider his chances.
A generation on from revelations about the lack of diversity in the Australian media at the dawn of the digital era, what is pushing this concern now? And what’s changed since then?
The Baltimore Police Department is found to have violated the civil rights of poor blacks. A historian explains why those findings are eerily similar to how the city treated blacks in the 1800s.
David Leyonhjelm's complaint over being called an 'angry white male' could showcase the difficulty in launching a successful action under Section 18C and undermine an argument in support of repeal.
Do Americans view all youth as equally 'innocent'? A historian takes us back to the movement that led to unequal treatment of black and white youth in the justice system.
Until we see a marked change in the stories that are told, together with a shift from inclusion to social justice, the national story of Australian sport will remain very, very white.
How will the oft-proclaimed 'most successful multicultural nation in the world' handle the rumbling of multiculturalism's opponents?
Research that finds links between genes and intelligence could worsen social inequality.
The protagonist in the novel ‘The Silent Minaret’ gets us to question that powerful political-cultural myth of being tied to nation. That is a remarkable achievement in fiction.
The men who killed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge were black veterans. A historian explains black veterans' long struggle to live with inequality in their military service, and back home.
Warcraft: the Beginning is based on the wildly popular game World of Warcraft – a fantasy escape for tens of millions of people. Yet watching the film brings home uncomfortable truths about race.
An unfinished crime novel was a strange portent of recent events in Dallas.