Mmusi Maimane's resignation highlights one of the core problems of democratic South Africa - the assumption that the only way to do anything is the way white men did it in the past.
If Canadians are to address the continuing significance of racism, we had better make up our minds to do so head on.
Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, says power and privilege can have a lot to do with who feels comfortable declaring #MeToo. Let's be aware of this power division.
Two social scientists investigate why working-class white men are particularly receptive to President Trump's racist and anti-immigrant messages.
Urban gardening is a departure point for learning about land and relationships, as well as food, consumer culture and social activism.
People of colour, Indigenous people, Muslims and Jews are regularly lectured to on racism by people who have never experienced it.
A new study shows that natural disasters enrich white victims while hurting people of color, worsening wealth inequality. And government aid contributes to the problem.
Racist behaviour in universities manifests itself in nuanced and covert ways.
While most Americans do aspire to higher education, college is not a reality for many. But why is the gap between hopes and reality larger for some? And how can we strive for equity?
Traditional economists cannot quantify or measure the effect of white male privilege in facilitating business dealings or obtaining employment in emerging market economies.
If police officers are sent to museums to train observational skills, shouldn't literary texts be used to teach empathy?
How can conversations around race, class and gender be allowed back into classrooms without becoming emotionally harmful and divisive?
What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here's the story of Tyrone.
The foundation founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999 has done a major revision - it has written off most of his reign as comprising "grand symbolic gestures".
The ruling ANC has been seriously challenged by the Democratic Alliance, but South African politics is still about white privilege and black exclusion.
Left-wing grassroots movements are swelling their ranks and winning elections – but their standard-bearers are same old, same old.
Claudia Rankine, winner of the Forward Prize, has provoked discussions about poetry and race in the US. Why are these conversations not happening in the UK?
Matt Damon and Kyle Sandilands have both been accused of 'whitesplaining', but what does that mean?
There's a fierce debate underway about changing university curricula in Africa and the UK to be less Eurocentric. Three academics offer their suggestions for a decolonised reading list.
Do academics need to change the way they teach race? What is the impact of students having been socialized to believe that "race doesn't matter"?