When it comes to black hair, “common sense” is the least reliable tool for decision making since even black people are constantly changing their minds about what they want to do with their hair.
The former KKK grand wizard from Louisiana is hopeful Trump supporters will turn out for his bid for U.S. Senate. Political scientists who have studied his career consider his chances.
While 60-77% of migrants of African origin and 59% of Indigenous Australians report experience of discrimination in the Scanlon Foundation survey of Australian attitudes, optimism endures.
Sport can be a driver for change; it can make a difference in people’s lives and unify communities, particularly around national successes. But it can also create tensions and cause conflict.
Racial violence has its parallels in other forms of violence in India. The prejudice runs across multiple channels from caste, region, religion to gender.
Achieving greater freedom and equality for all identity groups is African democrats' primary goal. By contrast, American democrats have traditionally been preoccupied with individual rights.
The 'Jesus' controversy is often considered a watershed moment in the Beatles’s career. And yet it remains largely misunderstood.
As they grow up, children learn not to talk about race, but a positive emphasis on diversity is better than teaching colourblindness.
Racism is again on the rise in many parts of the world. So is the dehumanisation of our enemies. What hope is there, then, for notions of a common humanity?
Although ‘race’ as a biological category was discredited long ago, racial thinking or racialism is still common in China.
With #BlackLivesMatter and a never-ending list of African Americans being killed by police, the film ‘Do The Right Thing’ is even more relevant now than when it was released 27 years ago.
Do Americans view all youth as equally 'innocent'? A historian takes us back to the movement that led to unequal treatment of black and white youth in the justice system.
Has the US's apparently invincible populist demagogue finally hit an iceberg?
Bill Leak's cartoon of a drunk Aboriginal father who doesn't know his son's name exemplifies a long tradition of white men's fantasies about the inferiority of Aboriginal people.
Mark Duggan was shot by the police in 2011, but it took two-and-a-half years to complete an inquest into his death.
Until we see a marked change in the stories that are told, together with a shift from inclusion to social justice, the national story of Australian sport will remain very, very white.
Prevention and education are key to tackling hate crime in Britain.
Research that finds links between genes and intelligence could worsen social inequality.
Black kids get suspended in preschool for minor offenses. A 2016 report shows 45 percent of preschool boys were suspended, once or more.
Warcraft: the Beginning is based on the wildly popular game World of Warcraft – a fantasy escape for tens of millions of people. Yet watching the film brings home uncomfortable truths about race.