American advertisement for non-surgical nose correction.
Surgical makeovers might seem a modern phenomenon but they have a long and disturbing history: from 16th century skin grafts done without anaesthesia to reductions of "primitive" large breasts.
Nixon would have baulked at some of Trump’s tactics.
The 1968 presidential election saw belligerent, race-baiting populism in full flower. Sound familiar?
As South Africa celebrates 22 years since the end of apartheid this month, a new survey by Afrobarometer suggests the country still has a long way to go in fulfilling the promises of freedom.
Clashes over the building of a mosque in Bendigo are a reminder of how easily strong public feelings about immigration can be exploited.
Australians need to have a broad conversation about immigration. This must go beyond border security to discuss immigration's broad functions, social impacts and the national interests it serves.
Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson.
Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey liked to take credit for breaking the color barrier. In truth, it was the culmination of a long campaign waged by the left wing press and labor unions.
The Archbishop of Cantebury says it's outrageous to label all those who question immigration as racists.
May 1968 students' protest in Berlin.
Probably no other country has struggled as hard to come to terms with its past as Germany. Here's what students contributed to that struggle.
The climax of popular simianisation was the hugely successful classic of Hollywood’s horror factory, King Kong.
Animalisation remains a malicious and effective form of dehumanisation. Simianisation is a version of this strategy, which historically manifested a lethal combination of sexism and racism.
Australian basketballer Alice Kunek (left) attracted the ire of a team-mate for this Instagram post where she had painted her face brown.
Debates around blackface and Indigenous health share similar characteristics that reveal aspects of Australian society when it comes to race.
Sarah Reed was found dead in her prison cell.
How many more black people need to die at the hands of the criminal justice system?
Members of the Ku Klux Klan rally on the steps of South Carolina’s statehouse.
The votes in South Carolina's presidential primaries are once again expected to fall along racial lines.
All the anti-immigrant rabble-rousing appears to be backfiring.
There could be a number of appeals by prisoners after a Supreme Court ruling on joint enterprise.
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Prosecutors will no longer be able to fall back on racist stereotypes of gang violence.
Robert Sobukwe developed the philosophy of African nationalism to even higher intellectual heights. The lesson for humanity was his ideological stand that there is only one race - the human race.
Much is expected of South African President Jacob Zuma when he delivers his 2016 State of the Nation Address.
The general loss of faith in the economy is the most important issue President Zuma must address. More radical social and economic transformation, with emphasis on land reform will be most critical.
Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet.
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As Princeton University investigates President Woodrow Wilson's legacy of prejudice a look at the widespread racism in the American progressive movement of the early 20th century.
The annual ‘Living Landscapes’ procession is aimed at raising awareness of the Cedarberg’s KhoiSan cultural heritage.
Human population groups worldwide are highly homogeneous genetically. They are in fact 99.5% similar and their anatomical features vary in an uncorrelated fashion over the landscape.
Pegida supporters in London.
Germany's far-right, anti-Islamic street movement is coming to the Midlands, and it has a familiar face at its helm.
Like a lot of people, I’m embarrassed to be living in an advanced industrialised OECD nation where our national flag includes that of a foreign nation. I just want us to grow up. Canada, a significant…
Why do immigrant kids perform poorly in school?
School and teacher attitudes have a lot to answer for when it comes to the achievement gap between immigrant and non-immigrant children.