Black names have changed over the centuries.
A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
Muskrat Falls on the Churchill River in Labrador, in February 2011.
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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 Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the annual WellChild Awards in London in October 2019.
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If we're ever to move past outmoded values of gender, race and class, we need to wish Prince Harry and Meghan Markle well — and challenge those who would prefer everything remains the same.
American executives only represent a fraction of the workforce.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
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Race, gender and social class still play a massive part in deciding who gets ahead in film, TV and radio.
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the Freedom March on Washington in 1963.
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A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral and ethical vision.
Idris Elba and Francesca Hayward.
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There are many reasons the movie version of Cats has flopped, not least the unfortunate way in which various characters have been assigned racial characteristics.
Whose voice is more valid on racism: Stormzy, left, or Gary Neville?
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Two men talking about racism in Britain: one is black, the other white. Guess who was targeted for abuse?
The archives of academic institutions can tell previously untold stories of eugenics. Universities can begin to undo oppressive legacies by opening them to artists and communities.
To confront colonialism, universities must open their archives and let communities see their pasts, eugenics and all.
Some people are U.S. citizens at birth, like this baby born in California.
If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Vancouver, on Dec. 12, 2019.
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Hockey's scandals don't have to persist if the federal government and the leagues can come together around the new safe sport policies.
Decorated with ornaments purchased, created and inherited for years, even generations, Christmas trees are a reflection of a family’s history and tastes.
Take a good look at those old Christmas ornaments before hanging them on the tree – you may find it's time to retire some family keepsakes.
An undated photo of Neil Stonechild.
Neil Stonechild was a 17-year-old who froze to death; some of the last people to see him alive were two police officers. His story can motivate Canadians to better Indigenous police relationships.
Don Cherry, left, at the Manitoba Legislature building in Winnipeg, September 2009, as part of the “Honouring Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Day,” and Archie Bunker, right.
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Without implying that Don Cherry is deserving of a second chance given his track record, it wouldn't be a bad thing if bridged differences resulted in redemption instead of cancellation.
L'appel des camps, Street Art, bâtiment de la “Tour Paris 13”, avant destruction dans le cadre d’une opération de rénovation urbaine.
We have entered a resurgent age of racism wherein discrimination is globalised, normalised and weaponised.
Don Cherry, seen here in 2014 as Rogers unveiled its team for the network’s NHL coverage, has rasied difficult questions for Canadians.
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Can Canadians pick up Don Cherry's discussion from here, and have respectful and inclusive discussions about how we can do better in terms of how we treat and regard newcomers?
Youngsters play pond hockey in Ottawa on Christmas Day 2018.
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Don Cherry's recent divisive and discriminatory comments remind us of how white hockey remains. It's time to transform the sport into a more inclusive pastime.
The British Tribe Next Door.
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Critics who called the show featuring Scarlett Moffatt 'racist' need to look at their own prejudices.
Black servicemen from WWII faced limited options and denial as they sought GI benefits after the war.
Although the GI Bill enabled generations of former service members to acquire higher education and enter the middle class, the bill's benefits were distributed in ways that create uneven outcomes.
Mario Balotelli was targeted by racist supporters in Verona in November 2019.
Race is embedded into the way many Italians look at themselves. The Italian nation is thought to be constituted first and foremost by white Catholics.