Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, at the 66th Grammy Awards on Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.
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Her new songs are arriving at a moment when country music’s reputation as overwhelmingly white is finally starting to crack.
Scholars say Israel is intentionally destroying education and cultural institutions in Gaza. Here smoke rises following Israeli bombardments in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Jan. 17, 2024.
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Scholars say Israel’s destruction of Gaza’s schools, universities and museums are part of an ongoing project to destroy Palestinian people, identity and ideas.
It took George Gershwin just 10 days to pen the American classic.
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The work remains a crowd favorite. But more and more scholars are starting to see ‘Rhapsody’ as a whitewashed version of Harlem’s vibrant Black music scene.
Black travelers want to see the travel industry embrace their full identities.
Black travelers want the tourism industry to recognize their full identity. That will require more than procedural checkboxes and targeted advertising.
Mayors from across the U.S. attended the Conference of Mayors, which included a visit to the White House.
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As in the federal and state governments, local elected officials are more likely to be white than their constituents. At times, such as with school boards, the differences are particularly stark.
Jeffrey Wright stars in ‘American Fiction,’ a satirical film which raises questions about race and commodity and diversity.
The release of ‘American Fiction’ presents an opportunity to talk about race, power and white supremacy: What version of Blackness is acceptable or saleable within American culture?
Erika Alexander is Coraline and Jeffrey Wright is Monk in ‘American Fiction.’
In this episode, Vinita sits down with two experts to break down the many layers — and Black stereotypes — in the much anticipated new film, ‘American Fiction.’
Black people have long faced systemic inequalities in Canada’s justice system. But more equitable sentencing practices could make the process fairer.
Impact of Race and Culture Assessments can reduce the overrepresentation of Black people in the justice system.
Psychologist and professor Monnica Williams, on the left with a patient, is advocating for psychedelics in therapy to heal racial trauma. Right: Psilocybin mushrooms sit on a drying rack in the Uptown Fungus lab in Springfield, Ore.
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Clinical psychologist and professor Monnica Williams is on a mission to bring psychedelics to therapists’ offices to help people heal from their racial traumas. To do this, she’s jumping over some big hurdles.
Police officers are seen in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa in September 2023 at the conservative ‘1MillionMarch4Children’ protest.
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Despite public calls to defund the police in 2020, the budgets of Canadian police forces have continued to rise.
Primary identities are foundational and serve as the core part of an individual’s identity.
Civil rights advocate and legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw speaks in New York City on Feb. 7, 2015.
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First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
The New York Rens played from 1923 to 1948.
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Led by a Black businessman named Bob Douglas, the New York Rens, who played their first game on Nov. 3, 1923, became one of the best basketball teams in the country.
More than 5,000 Black people have been lynched in the US.
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Student journalists are using spreadsheets and databases to examine one of the darkest chapters in American history.
Apartheid ended in 1994 in South Africa, but ‘race’ remains politically salient.
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Critics of the 1994 political settlement largely hail from the black middle class, even though it has been one the principal beneficiaries of South Africa’s social democracy.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
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A sociologist interviewed more than 200 Black workers about their experiences. Here’s what she found.
Leaders of African American, Latino and Native American communities protest the name of the Washington Redskins, November, 2013.
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The book makes invaluable contributions to subjects of race, identity and belonging and how they shape human interrelations.
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What we are already hearing today from those leading the “no” campaign is an echo chamber of Trumpist sentiments for his supporters and acolytes in Australia.
The term BIPOC amalgamates distinct experiences of racism and colonialism and misses those that do not fit within one category, like individuals of mixed ancestry.
Acronyms like BIPOC can highlight the similar ways racism impacts different people. However, they can also gloss over the distinct experiences of communities.
Laura Elizabeth Woollett’s fourth novel cracks open the toxic power dynamics between a privileged huddle of ‘Blondes’ and the culturally diverse girls they seek to marginalise.