While Linda Brown is being celebrated for her role in the historic Brown v. Board of Education case that desegregated US schools, a researcher says the story behind the case is more complex.
Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that.
What would our church and society look like if we were confronted with the reality that the body hung on the cross was brown?
Preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast are pushing homeless people out of town, and out of the state. Sadly, that's not unusual for events of this sort.
Asian-Americans are extremely diverse. Fear of giving the government personal data may make it more difficult to provide the right educational, health care and other services to specific populations.
Children are able to pick up negative racial stereotypes by the age of six. Luckily, parents can help reverse them.
Stigma about black or African hair reflects deep-seated politics around race and history.
Duke University recently decided to assign random roommates for incoming students. Is this silly social engineering or smart policy?
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
Speaking up and telling the truth is important, but we need to be mindful that it is risky, far from safe for all victims and survivors.
In the acquittal of Gerald Stanley we must remember how one-sided systematic remembering in Canada has been. We must remember how Canadian-state law created the myth of the homesteader as Wheat King.
A health and human rights researcher, therapist and professor explains why racial justice is a public health issue.
The upcoming census, like many before it, will boil complex information on race, ethnicity and ancestry into just two questions. That leaves a lot of important information out of the data.
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.