In principle, white Americans support efforts to end racism. But in practice, they have long been unwilling to support the fundamental change needed to do that. Will this year's events change that?
As the recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests have shown many people, racial bias, prejudice and discrimination very much still exist, but have become increasingly subtle and complex.
The CMHR has released an interim report confirming incidents of censorship and discrimination. The crisis should be understood in the context of the CMHR’s institutional history and governance.
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'
It's no wonder some Indigenous Australians are concerned about receiving different treatment in hospital.
Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.
Stating that COVID-19 is a “Chinese” disease, dehumanizes and reinforces well-worn stereotypes of Chinese people as the "yellow peril."
When we use 'race' we need to be very specific about what we mean. Race is not biology, nor is it class.
By rejecting traditional norms of "respectable" protest, BLM activists compel police and the public to confront anti-Black racism.
Grime artist is among many who don't seem to see anti-Jewish views as racism.
A number of U.S. mediums have claimed contact with the spirit of the late George Floyd. Their 'channelling' continues a tradition of white spiritualists whitewashing black lives.
Even as skin-whitening products rebrand, they are still selling racism under the guise of wellness and youth.
The lawsuits filed in Portland sparked by the presence of federal law enforcement agents sent there by President Trump are a preview of the legal battles to come in cities across the US.
Despite its progressive image, Minneapolis is one of the most segregated cities in the United States. That is by design not accident, argues an urban planning scholar.
The Canadian government should send a clear signal that it cares about constitutional and international law, heed a Federal Court ruling and take steps to immediately suspend the STCA.
Flying the distinctive Confederate flag stokes strong reactions — as Australian soldiers are discovering.
The cult of the personality surrounding Donald Trump is powerful and will be difficult to dislodge, whatever the outcome of the election in November.
Teenagers told us they experienced racism at school, on social media, and in their wider community.
Violence in the criminal-justice system isn't limited to police. It's time to pay more attention to violent deaths within state prisons.
First the Washington Redskins. And now the Edmonton Eskimos. It's about time professional sports franchises recognized the harm that comes from racist team names.