White people are often defensive when they're called out for these subtle snubs and insults. But researchers have found that microaggressions correlate with racial bias.
Each black person and woman may be an individual but, because they are black and women, they face obstacles which whites and men don’t.
The latest prime time cooking show is supposed to be a celebration of different cultures. So why does it include a "Team Australia?"
Cosmetics companies have agreed to remove racially offensive language from their skin products - but history, in Kenya and South Africa, shows they've done the same before.
Dog whistles constitute coded language that only some voters can hear. But Trump does not hide his bigotry when talking about Mexican 'rapists,' the 'China virus' and 'law and order.'
If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.
In a new survey of 6,100 temporary visa holders, half of Chinese respondents said they have been subjected to racism, while 76% were less likely to recommend Australia as a place to study.
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain's Got Talent shouldn't be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to calls for the collection of race-based data. But the risks of algorithmic discrimination must be addressed.
Donald Trump’s attack on racial injustice is an attempt to replace historical consciousness with historical amnesia. It's a racialized politics of organized forgetting.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
President Trump's law-and-order campaign rhetoric has been compared to Richard Nixon's and George Wallace's similar themes in 1968. But such appeals go much further back, to the US in the early 1800s.
Decades of diversity training has been a double-edged sword. It's offered a chance for people of colour to advocate for more inclusive workplaces. But it's done nothing to tackle structural racism.
Black and Asian American communities have been portrayed as in opposition to each other. Multiracial Kamala Harris, both Asian American and Black, represents the potential for coalition building.
Once stripped of their symbolic power, problem monuments offer what educators call 'teachable moments,' helping people assess society's current values and compare them with what mattered in the past.
As British journalist and author, Reni Eddo-Lodge, writes, the US civil rights movement too often becomes “the story of the struggle against racism”.
Despite case after case of systemic racism against Indigenous people, the AFL has not been able to rid itself of a problem that has caused so much grief to so many.
US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Personal support workers are crucial but under-appreciated in the health-care system. They are often subjected to racism, and they struggle to make ends meet while caring for our most vulnerable.
While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiraciality may seem new, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people in the US have received about their racial identities.