The bushfire royal commission will look at incorporating Aboriginal knowledge into mainstream fire management. But in practice, what does that mean?
A new set of postage stamps pays tribute to the male voices of Australian sports commentary - but there have long been female sports broadcasters and their voices are getting louder.
There is no moral equivalence between apartheid’s use of race categories and their continued use by the democratic government.
The white liberal establishment, both inside and outside the Democratic Alliance, holds on to its race-blindness by distorting the South African idea of “non-racialism”.
Women face a number of socio-economic challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education.
All signs point to the Democratic Alliance being in deep turmoil which will affect its strength as South Africa's official opposition.
Race is the fault line. Prominent black DA figures label attempts to remove leader Mmusi Maimane as an attempt by whites to force black members into a subordinate position.
Because it's a blend of political influences the transition it is facing has, inevitably, had an existential effect on the Democratic Alliance.
Tuesday's ruling in the Harvard affirmative action case allows colleges to use race in their admission decisions. A legal scholar offers insights into how long before race won't be needed.
In matters of policy-making and governing, understanding the systemic complexity of interrelated forces is crucial to avoiding failure.
The FF+'s constituency is overwhelmingly Afrikaner white Protestants. But, it appears to have made inroads among coloured conservatives.
The Confederate flag debate has arrived to Brazil, pitting black activists against the Brazilian descendants of soldiers who fled the South after the Civil War.
The black middle class are angry at their exclusion from mainstream economic activity.
In examining and addressing opportunity gaps for racialized students in schools, school boards must learn to account for present-day and historical inequities.
Colleges and universities are often criticized for how they admit students from diverse groups. A college admissions scholar suggests an admissions lottery could help make the process more fair.
A researcher set out to interview Asian-Americans on the front lines of the debate about race-conscious affirmative action in higher education. What she found is that the policy is poorly understood.
Shortcomings of Namibia's land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable.
South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance needs to face its racial dilemmas.
In tandem with affirmative action, policies that guarantee college admission to students in the top 10 percent of their class could be a viable way to achieve diversity, a law professor argues.
Since US universities once stood at the forefront of the eugenics movement and its racist ideas, they should right the wrongs of the past by pursuing diversity on campus, two scholars argue.