The influential civil rights group got its start following a wave of brutal white-led violence against Black people in Springfield, Illinois.
While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiraciality may seem new, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people in the US have received about their racial identities.
More interracial couples are appearing on TV and in advertising. But is media exposure enough to change attitudes?
With the number of multiracial Americans growing, there’s a fierce debate in the black community over who’s black – and who isn’t.
A sociologist wanted to know how simply self-identifying as ‘multiracial’ – regardless of how you actually looked – would influence your attractiveness.
Brazil has a powerful and dominant national identity, which could be a casualty of the current political crisis. The author of an upcoming book on the subject considers the harm that’s been done.
South Africa’s foremost contemporary dance festival is celebrating its 28th birthday in 2016. It has remained relevant, vital and – despite the format’s esoteric nature – hugely popular.