Race, politics and religion have a long and tangled history in the US. And it all comes together each week in sermons across the country.
On-field demonstrations of remembrance and protest are able to harness potent political power.
It’s important to guard against empty gestures. Taking the knee represents a start. But on its own it won’t bring meaningful change to the lives of black people.
The film showed how a country can win militarily, but still lose the battle for ‘hearts and minds’.
Punishment for crimes allows a society to express its values, but a theorist of criminal law and punishment argues it could also reinforce prejudicial stereotypes about racial and ethnic groups.
Escaping slavery did not result in unconditional freedom.
Comments like Frost’s demonstrate ignorance towards the many structural inequities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and other marginalised peoples, in Australia.
The creation of social media accounts based on fictional models raises pointed questions about race, representation and commodification.
Larger shares of Asian, Black and Hispanic people are donating to these nonprofits, compared with white donors. They are also more likely to give to others through less formal channels.
White denialism of racism provokes a narrative of ‘us versus them.’ Self-reflection and listening are among the ways to be accountable for interrupting and eradicating racism.
Like many social movements before it that began at the grassroots, Black Lives Matter is becoming a more conventional organization with top-down leadership.
Microaggressions are more subtle than outright discrimination. But they can directly affect HIV treatment outcomes.
When there is nothing new to say, pegging news stories to the anniversaries of the deaths of Black Americans objectifies the victims and helps make violence ordinary.
The conviction of police officer Benjamin Monk for the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson is a very rare case.
Activists are taking a creative approach to complex debates despite intransigence from Westminster.
A professor of urban education argues that an epidemic of majority-Black public school closings is hurting already vulnerable communities across the country.
It’s tempting to see the sentencing of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd as an American phenomenon. But that is to ignore past and present injustice much closer to home.
Critical race theory highlights the systemic and institutional nature of racism. A campaign to misrepresent the theory is being waged by right-wing actors in the US, and some at home.
Those who booed the England team for their anti-racist demonstrations are part of a long tradition of silencing protest in sport
The question of what should happen to symbols of oppression has re-emerged a hot-button issue now that the graffiti-covered figure has moved to Bristol’s M Shed museum