The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
History professor Jessica Krug had built her life as a Black woman, but she was a white Jewish woman from Kansas. Her revelation raises questions about why some white people assume Black identities.
In the NFL, anti-Black racism shows up in the disparities between concussion settlements to injured athletes. The amounts of the payouts are determined using assessments that rely on racist science.
As foreign aid pours into Beirut, its uneven distribution reflects and exacerbates the pre-existing class and race fissures in Lebanese society.
Former professor Robin DiAngelo's book 'White Fragility' takes a reductive view on whiteness. This simplistic approach privileges a U.S.-centric view and ignores global experiences of whiteness.
The NBA playoffs may resume Friday or Saturday following the Milwaukee Bucks' boycott over the Jacob Blake police shooting.
The authors argue South Asian immigrants to Canada have become complicit in the state's racial and capitalist agendas.
Anti-black violence exists against the backdrop of the political and cultural dehumanization of Black people. How did this happen and where do we go from here?
The recent furor from senior academics in response to a public lecture about the whiteness of music education reflects a longstanding race problem in music — it's time to address this.
The difference in responses to tragedies reflects how immigrants are valued by their potential benefit to Canadian society, but this is not the only way to think about their worth as human beings.
Every once in a while, the story that Beethoven was Black circulates in popular culture, but there's no evidence to support this claim.
Even as skin-whitening products rebrand, they are still selling racism under the guise of wellness and youth.
The University of Waterloo sent out a statement that banned the use of the N-word on its campus, including classes. They did not consult Black faculty before doing so.
Reparations to African Canadians for enslavement and historical injustices need not be financial payments to every individual African Canadian. Instead funds for specific groups are a viable option.
There is no good police versus bad police. Police are police. They are the states' organ of repression. There are a myriad of better scenarios than the current one.
In the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a protective mask signifies a commitment to the social and collective good of society. But that changes when a face mask is worn by Black and racialized people.
Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19. Subject to death on both the public health and policing fronts, we will not be silent.
How does racism impact the health of racialized communities when it comes to COVID-19? Will these social factors play an implicit role in health-care workers’ decisions?
Fear of COVID-19 has sparked some to react with violent racism towards Asian Americans and Canadians. This is not the first time fear of disease has led to outbreaks of violent anti-Asian racism.
A large body of sociological research has found that in North America, young Asian men are twice as likely as Asian women to be single.