Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet.
Library of Congress
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.
The gates at the Buchenwald former Nazi concentration camp.
The Nazis incarcerated, sterilised and denied statehoood to black people.
Members of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa, the country’s largest union, march to highlight high unemployment.
With the local government elections set to take place within the next seven months, it is worth considering what impact the recent upsurge in protests will have on the country's political future.
Woody Guthrie lived in Fred Trump’s Beach Haven apartment complex for two years.
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In the 1950s, Woody Guthrie lived in one of Fred Trump's buildings. In newly discovered, never before published writings, Guthrie bitterly rails against the developer's color line.
An image of Martin Luther King is projected onto the court ahead of a basketball game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
Martin Luther King's legacy must be contextualised within a larger global struggle against racism and hatred. Africans should revisit the values he espoused and continue with the anti-racism crusade.
Why we should criticise Charlie Hebdo’s latest satirical take on racism.
Obama leads the way across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015.
Racial divisiveness got worse under Obama. And it could erode further after he leaves office.
South Africa’s governing African National Congress celebrates its 104th anniversary this year, ahead of crucial local government elections.
Pundits will closely watch President Jacob Zuma's January 8 statement to see what he and the governing ANC consider to be priorities for the country in 2016.
Young South Africans are angry with the failure of the country to deal with racism.
The central thrust of Haffajee's book is compelling. It argues that black South Africans, especially the new generation of young, black ‘born frees' are obsessed with whiteness and white privilege.
It’s been a decade since the Cronulla riots, but have the attitudes that fuelled these violent tensions changed in Australian society?
A decade on from the Cronulla Riots, Australia needs to reflect upon the lessons that should be learnt following the riot which divided a nation.
Judge Thokozile Masipa during Oscar Pistorius' trial in the High Court.
The debate about the quality of High Court judges after the Pistorius trials reflects a different cultural clash in South Africa – one in which incompetence is often associated with black people.
A key misunderstanding is that the Black Lives Matter movement – which is against the ‘state violence’ of black people – is anti-white.
Rather than simply shutting down these groups, universities need to engage these difficult conversations to support the younger generation to fight together for meaningful social change.
Klansmen in Birth of a Nation.
100 years ago, America's infamous racist group staged a near-takeover of the nation's film and media industries. Here's how they did it.
NYC police prepare for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, 2015.
American police kill 100 times more civilians than Finnish police. Racism and gun control are just part of the problem.
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Alf Garnett was a blue-collar bigot for the ages. You still don't have to go far to hear people spout his appalling views even today.
Scientific evidence shows overwhelmingly that people across the world are genetic refugees from Africa.
Despite science refuting the existence of different human races, people have used "race" throughout history to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority.