Many comics are now more representative of the people who actually read them but it’s clear there’s room for more diversity when it comes to our superheroes.
Disney’s new Black mermaid has been called ‘inauthentic’ – but fairy tales have always been repurposed across cultures. And Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid was different from Disney’s.
In the middle of the tremendous outpouring of love and grief for the Queen and the monarchy she represented, not everyone wants to take a moment of silence. And there are a lot of reasons why.
Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
People may be more willing to boycott a retailer over an act of injustice that takes place at the store if the source of the story was Black – even if the incident happened to a white person.
College presidents worked both at the forefront and behind the scenes in fighting for African Americans’ civil rights in the 1960s.
A trauma-informed approach to education can help educators acknowledge and address the adversities faced by Black and Indigenous students.
Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.
Our food systems are failing to feed all of us.
In this episode of Don’t Call Me Resilient, we pick apart what is broken and ways to fix it with two women who battle food injustice.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the problem of food insecurity for many people, especially racialized and Indigenous households.
Stories about alternative worlds can be a powerful way of critiquing the problems of our own world.
A hands-on approach to learning about bugs can help students from urban communities take an interest in science.
Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
Meisha Ross Porter is the new chancellor of New York City’s public schools. A scholar of the politics of education touches on her background and what lies ahead.
‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin,’ the best seller of the 19th century, is not a relic from the past. The complex Uncle Tom figure still has a hold over Black politics.
A study of the historical records describing African slaves in Brazil yields some unexpected findings.
Books can help children develop a sense of identity. But when characters of color are portrayed negatively, that can send a wrong message to kids.
It’s long been known that Black patrons of bars and restaurants tend to get worse service than white customers. What’s not been well understood is precisely why.