New research points to a biological way that racism can lead to health disparities.
A transnational movement for racial justice requires a sensitivity to the specific, local conditions in which race and racism touch the everyday lives of people.
Local power struggles and strong US interests have long shaped political leadership – and presidential assassinations – in Haiti, limiting nation-building projects on the Caribbean island.
Just 3% of Asian Australians in a new survey say they have reported racist incidents to the Human Rights Commission. Worryingly, many say they also avoid certain situations out of fear of racism.
New state laws in the US banning teaching about systemic racism raise the question: Does the Constitution protect public school teachers’ right to choose how and what to teach?
Vaccine resistance movements have always been led by white, middle-class voices and promoted by structures of racial inequality.
Workers who filed complaints faced retaliation and rarely got a favorable result from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A survey finds that hardship disparities across racial and ethnic groups have persisted throughout the pandemic.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, hate crimes targeting Asian Americans have gotten increased media and public attention. New data shows these events are in fact happening more often.
Some AI systems make faulty assumptions about women and nonwhite men, which can lead to misdiagnoses. Overcoming this bias takes legal, regulatory and technical fixes.
Some people wonder what they can do to support Black colleagues and junior employees who face institutional discrimination at work and elsewhere.
Mistrust of the medical establishment, based on experience, is behind hesitancy.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Joyce’s Principle seeks to shift the way health services are provided to Indigenous communities and ensure they are free of discrimination.
Each black person and woman may be an individual but, because they are black and women, they face obstacles which whites and men don’t.
Fear of strangers extends beyond racism and discrimination against people who look like they might come from another place – it includes people who sound different, too.
If lab-grown meat is truly going to be the next frontier in ethical eating, it’s important to consider who’s most at risk of being left behind in the race to develop it.
Two social scientists investigate why working-class white men are particularly receptive to President Trump’s racist and anti-immigrant messages.
The first truth commission to research lynchings has been established in Maryland. It has the potential to educate the public about and support racial reconciliation. But it also faces obstacles.
New Zealand’s response to the Christchurch terror attacks reinforced an image of an inclusive society, but we still have work to do.