The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Studies of Kwame Nkrumah have been influenced by the political climate both within and outside Ghana.
During a recent visit to India, Trump spoke at the world's largest cricket stadium. Cricket came to India in the 18th century through British sailors and is a revered cultural institution in India.
African American Vernacular English is part and parcel of Black identity. Its distinctive linguistic features are — wrongly — denigrated.
An oral history based biography of a survivor of colonial genocide in Namibia indicates instances of humanity during an entirely inhumane era.
If we're ever to move past outmoded values of gender, race and class, we need to wish Prince Harry and Meghan Markle well — and challenge those who would prefer everything remains the same.
Compared to other politicians who tend to be indirect and evasive, Nkrumah was direct, explicit and assertive.
To confront colonialism, universities must open their archives and let communities see their pasts, eugenics and all.
The British Honours system and its link to empire is outdated and inappropriate, it must change.
Underlying direct or personal violence is structural violence that is entrenched in unequal power relations in society.
Dozens of Muslim-majority countries are asking the UN's International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute a 2017 massacre in Myanmar that killed an estimated 10,000 Rohingya Muslims.
The British Labour Party has pledged to conduct an audit of the impact of Britain's colonial legacy.
Who wins, who loses and whose natures are being talked about when nature-based solutions are proposed?
The ability to remove an Indigenous person from their traditional country shows how Australia is still asserting colonial power over the identity of its First Peoples.
A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state.
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.
Bishop Purity Malinga is the first woman to be appointed Presiding Bishop in the Methodist Church of Southern African in over 200 years.
A new show by indie performer Mish Grigor, with Aphids Theatre, explores all the exit opportunities that are available to us - and some doors that are better left closed.
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”.
Published in 1719, Robinson Crusoe was one of the first novels (in the modern sense) written in English. Some 300 years later, the complicated castaway and his misadventures continue to shape culture.