Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game in February, 2021.
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Brady taking a knee is counter to both the man and the league. Nonetheless, had he done so, he would have been received much more favourably.
Immigrant students worry that minor school infractions could lead to deportation.
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Researchers say educators told them that immigrant students are sometimes made to believe they will be deported. Why? One reason is educators didn’t want them to drag down their school’s test scores.
Indian students in Australia haven’t had the experience they hoped and paid for. Campuses closed, they lost work and they watched helplessly from afar as COVID-19 ravaged their home country.
A complex legacy.
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A scholar of African American studies explores how the former secretary of state, who died at 84, dealt with what WEB DuBois described as the ‘double-consciousness’ of being Black and American.
The Australian Ad Observatory will investigate how targeted advertising online is affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Targeted online ads allow shady advertisers to fly under radar. History shows a need for public accountability.
Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.
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Jon Gruden’s resignation signals a much needed shift that hopefully forces franchises to be introspective when shaping their team’s social climate.
Sojourner Truth, born in 1797, was an escaped slave who became an abolitionist, civil and women’s rights campaigner, and met with Abraham Lincoln.
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Escaping slavery did not result in unconditional freedom.
French Lilian Thuram slips away from Italian player Stefano Fiore during the France vs Italy Final of the Euro 2000 soccer championhips in Rotterdam.
The book reveals an insidious, unthinking form of racial hierarchy.
Comic books like Elfquest were an inspiration to Canadian Indigenous author Daniel Heath Justice, who writes about ‘wonderworks.’
This is the full transcript for Don’t Call Me Resilient, episode 7: How stories about alternate worlds can help us imagine a better future.
The work of imagining alternate futures is also about re-casting alternative pasts, as is done in the award-winning novel, ‘Washington Black’ by Esi Edugyan and adapted for the screen by podcast guest Selwyn Seyfu Hinds.
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Stories about alternative worlds can be a powerful way of critiquing the problems of our own world.
In Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, the flags of the U.S. and its territory fly side by side.
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A series of Supreme Court cases based on racist language and reasoning still govern the lives of 4 million Americans.
A trade card with printed black type for the domestic slave traders Hill, Ware and Chrisp.
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By the time slavery ended, over 1 million enslaved people had been forcibly moved in the domestic slave trade across state lines. Hundreds of thousands more were bought and sold within states.
The collective memory of school desegregation is of anger and division, like in this photo of 15-year-old Elizabeth Eckford walking away from a crowd outside a high school in Little Rock, Ark.
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Americans’ collective memory of school desegregation involves crowds of screaming white protesters. But less well known are the whites who stood by quietly, and those who approved of the changes.
Henry ‘Box’ Brown’s arrival in Philadelphia.
Abolition in the UK tends to focus on the work of Yorkshireman William Wilberforce but there were many Black abolitionists whose tireless work has been forgotten.
In our second season, as we live through what feels like the world falling apart, we’re focusing on imagining a better future together.
We’re launching the second season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
A painting depicting Francis Scott Key aboard the British ship HMS Tonnant viewing Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore on Sept. 14, 1814.
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Few people embody the contradictions of U.S. history like the author of the Star Spangled Banner, someone who denounced slavery as a moral wrong but rejected racial equality.
Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
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In the shadow of the pandemic, AFL, and the devotion of its supporters, has remained a constant - even if the game looks a little different.
Indigenous community members receiving a Covid-19 vaccines at a pop-up vaccination clinic at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Redfern.
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Predominantly white perspectives in health practice and policy development can exclude First Nations people in some health services. This is proving evident during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The fraught history of the Oompa-Loompas captures the irresolvable tension at the heart of children’s literature and theatre: it is impossible to separate these stories from the ideological fabric of our world.