American psychologists Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneaushow how some politicians appeal to those who demonise marginalised groups, and how those groups respond with intensified hostility.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
For young children, how we speak is often more important than what we say. Even 'positive' generalizations can lead children to adopt negative stereotypes.
When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
South Africa's cricket is on the rise again, now represented by players of all the country's races. One of them is Temba Bavuma. His first test century in 2015 knocked a few perceptions for a six.
fMRI brain scans are coming frighteningly close to opening a window into our thoughts.
His landmark contributions to anthropology have faded from memory, despite real-world policy impact during the mid-20th century.
The mondo film, for all its faults, encapsulates our tangled responses to the darkest moments of our collective history.
In the 19th century, critics and audiences thought blacks were incapable of singing as well as their white, European counterparts. Greenfield forced them to reconcile their ears with their racism.
Ignorant and hateful people are not behind the production of racist ideas, as Americans are taught so often during Black History Month.
How to challenge centuries of bigotry with a single image – and bump Trump off the front pages.
President Donald Trump is promoting the widely discredited idea of voter fraud. Spreading the myth will make it easier to tighten voter ID laws.
Neither Galaxy Research nor the Institute of Public Affairs think-tank discussed the most interesting data they garnered from polling on free speech and reform to Section 18C.
The slow pace of transformation in post apartheid South Africa is a reflection of persisting racism that has infected formal corporate institutions.
Rhodesia's white supremacists appealed to the white electorate by taking a stand against African liberation. Similarly, Donald Trump appealed to white Americans who feel overwhelmed by globalisation.
How might an Aboriginal person in the Northern Territory experience racism? There are many material signs that can make a person feel excluded from society.
The pains of the past carry into the future, especially for groups of people who have been mistreated for decades or even centuries. Here is not only why that happens but also how you can help.
A visit to the US's racially diverse capital finds a city girding up to survive in a racist world.
The world may feel polarised, but most people chop and change their views.
Automated systems that watch online chats and flag racist, sexist and bullying behavior could help curtail internet abuse.