Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
When young people plan a mass shooting, especially at a school, they typically reveal their plans in advance. Two scholars weigh in on whether the warning signs are being heeded in the right way.
A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
We’re launching the third season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
Many Black audiences are justifiably weary of works about their community told from white perspectives. But authorship isn’t always black and white.
The insistence on preserving the team name – along with fan traditions like the ‘tomahawk chop’ – is even more glaring given the city’s links to the civil rights movement.
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.
Years before Colin Kaepernick was born, Robinson wrote, ‘I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a Black man in a white world.’
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the highest court in the land.
Solidarity must never be attempted through the erasure and homogenization of people’s lived experiences.
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.
Spanish musicians are increasingly producing reggaetón music while ignoring the colonial history of Spain and South America and also erasing its Black roots in the process
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s potential elevation to the highest court in the land.
The racism seen in the Ukraine refugee crisis reflects a long legacy of how the West defines who is human. We need a new definition that respects the dignity of all humans.
We must demand safety for all refugees, not just Ukrainian nationals.
A vital step in achieving the kind of action and change that CRT proposes is for each of us to be intentional and steadfast in our convictions to dismantle racist and oppressive power structures.
Black writers like Charles Chesnutt had to contend with a dilemma writers today know all too well: give the audience and editors what they want, or wallow in obscurity.
As the Los Angeles Rams prepare to take on the Cincinnati Bengals, The Conversation takes a critical look at some of the biggest news stories from the past NFL season.
An analysis of 267 NFL offensive and defensive coordinators since 2003 finds that the Chiefs’ Eric Bieniemy’s odds of being hired as a head coach would have gone up significantly if he weren’t Black.
In the absence of meaningful national dialogue about race, the American public often turns to entertainers to unpack complicated social issues.