A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
The mainstream news media has been biased in its reporting and portrayal of Indigenous Peoples on stories about renewable energy projects. What and how can they do better?
The group seemed to be doing all of the right things to diversify its ranks. It wasn't enough.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
Why shouting diversity just doesn't cut it if the system is designed to keep people out.
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.
DNA testing kits will be a popular gift this holiday season. Before mailing off your saliva, it’s important to understand what these kits can and cannot tell us.
Black Americans who grow up in racially segregated areas tend to have worse health, education and future economic prospects. Moving out can make a big difference.
A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state.
Should all-white juries be permitted in death penalty cases involving black defendants?
A new study highlights the importance of the 'intergroup sensitivity effect' in comedy, which gives people license to tell certain jokes, but not others.
British children's books are still not representing all British readers – but reflecting realities for readers of colour is possible if parties across the industry work together
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
A study looked at fines in 93 California cities. Cities with more black residents and more disproportionately white police forces tended to rely the most on fines.
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.
A historian says that critics get the past wrong.
In some ways, perhaps Morrison is even more relevant in South African universities today than she's ever been.
Muslims make up 9% of France's population and half of all its prisoners – many convicted on drug charges. But social justice isn't part of the country's growing debate on legalization.
The 2020 US election could set a record for ugliness and division. Two previous elections provide important context for what that division can mean.