Conservatives and the GOP have mounted a decadeslong legal fight to turn the clock back on the political gains of the civil rights movement.
When universities are seen as favouring one position on the Palestine/Israel issue, their ability to uphold academic freedom as a fundamental tenet of democracy is jeopardized.
The episodes on this playlist span the start of the pandemic with its worldwide demonstrations against anti-Black racism, to the most recent violence this winter.
America’s complicated history with race can be told through the lives and times of Black Americans, a view that some GOP-controlled state legislatures want to restrict, if not outright ban.
In the face of violent crime, both real and imagined, too many U.S. police forces adhere to racist philosophies about rooting out ‘internal enemies’ as they did hundreds of years ago.
Cultural load is the invisible workload Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people take on in addition to their regular work. It’s often not formally recognised or remunerated.
Black police officers can have bias against Black people – and act on it.
Bayard Rustin led a long and complicated life dedicated to the fight for equal rights. Targeted by the FBI, Rustin became a close adviser to Martin Luther King Jr.
The death of a Black motorist after a beating by five Black Memphis police officers has triggered national outrage over police brutality and systemic racism with the U.S. criminal justice system.
Curbing vaccine hesitancy is as much a matter of acknowledging its social, historical, and cultural roots as it is of addressing its clinical dimensions.
Labels that reflect our gender, racial or age-specific biases can often undermine others.
Depression and anxiety often follow when teenagers see or experience racial hostilities online.
When a person expresses racial bias, then that bias, conscious or not, is racism.
The GOP leadership renewed its pledge to resist public education that includes painful discussions on race and racism in America.
In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
As Martin Luther King Jr. gained national prominence, the FBI launched several investigations to prove that King and his radical allies were communist sympathizers and a danger to America.
Children and their parents reported facing discriminatory attitudes from teachers.
Conservatives have a long history of contorting the words of Martin Luther King Jr. to further political goals at odds with King’s vision of a colorblind society.
Racial hostility can produce symptoms similar to what soldiers experience as a result of going to war.
More than a week into administration, Lula’s multicultural politics could not stand in starker contrast to Bolsonaro’s colourblind stance. Could they bring the country together?