The US Constitution is supposed to protect freedom of religion. But in the 20th century, white Christian nationalists used this ideal to discriminate against Jews and justify their exclusion.
Major US environmental organizations have promised to diversify their staffs and boards for more than 20 years, but moved slowly. Will workplace scandals make a difference?
By obsessing over labels, we avoid having to confront more difficult questions.
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
The way books are sorted at the library can be highly political, touching upon issues of race and identity.
Minorities are driving the bicycling boom, but bike infrastructure investments often neglect their needs. A new study explores what riders in low-income and minority neighborhoods want.
In the US, non-whites have higher birth rates and make up the bulk of new immigrants. As white people lose their demographic majority, some will resist the accompanying political changes.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
A longstanding view of minorities as outsiders contributes to negative encounters with campus police. A researcher argues how greater empathy can lessen the urge to call the police in the first place.
Pakistan has often been misunderstood to be exclusively built upon a national Islamic identity, ignoring the multiculturality and divisive role of Islam in the definition of its national identity.
Unstable relations between China and Vietnam are affecting the lives of Hmong highlanders in surprising ways.
A majority of white Americans now believe that white people experience racial discrimination, and memes like #ItsOkayToBeWhite are only fanning the flames.
Constructing large dams can provide much needed electricity for Myanmar. But this can also threaten the livelihoods of millions.
Race-conscious admissions policies are still the best way to achieve diversity on campus. Yet, some race-neutral methods could help colleges improve diversity – and stand up to legal scrutiny.
Christians' plight in Pakistan reflects the confused identity and ideologies of the country they live in.
Primary school children who belong to ethnic minorities are especially vulnerable to dropping out of school early. If teachers were better equipped to deal with multiculturalism, this could change.
The 'elite' can never be a scapegoat.
French law prohibits the collection of any data based on race, ethnicity or religion. But this leaves minorities vulnerable.
Yes, environmental racism is still a problem, but recent research shows that minority groups care about protecting the environment because of the positive experiences they've had.
Empathy, a trait built into the human character, can be taught and practiced by both police and communities to improve relations.