NASA scientist Katherine Johnson was instrumental in getting people to the moon. Here are some of the lessons one mathematics professor believes she taught us all.
In a sermon two weeks after MLK's funeral, civil rights leader, Wyatt Tee Walker, urged young seminarians to be hopeful and take action for making change happen. His sermon has valuable lessons today.
Incidents of racism have risen sharply but football institutions are failing to address the issue properly
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
Minority patients do better when treated by doctors who share the same race or ethnicity But there's a problem. Most doctors are white, and only 6% of doctors are black.
While segregation was a shameful period in baseball history, the Negro Leagues were a resounding success and an immense source of pride for black America.
The prevalence of racism and scapegoating in the face of catastrophes and disasters has a much longer history than the new coronavirus outbreak.
Scientific research can be a daunting career choice for women of colour, according to a recent survey which found they face a "barrage of brief, everyday racial slights" at work.
Religion was no barrier for Southern lynch mobs intent on terror. White pastors joined the KKK, incited racial violence and took part in lynchings. Sometimes, the victim was a preacher.
Systemic racism looks at the way racism opperates over all of society, not just in one-on-one interactions.
The unpleasant 'Happy Brexit Day' poster misses the fact that the vast majority of people in the UK recognise the benefits of multilingualism.
Asian students were bullied and excluded during the SARS outbreak. Here's how we can get schools to help prevent that happening again.
During a crisis, communities seek to come together. But quarantined residents of Wuhan at the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic have had to show their encouragement in a different way.
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?
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.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
Race, gender and social class still play a massive part in deciding who gets ahead in film, TV and radio.
A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral and ethical vision.
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.