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.
We can’t judge the Roman period by our standards and assume that it was predominantly White.
A street-by-street analysis shows where the risks are rising fastest and also lays bare the inequities of who has to endure America’s crippling flood problem.
Algorithms have been shown to discriminate on the basis of race and gender. Studying age-related discrimination is essential to develop more equitable AI systems and technologies.
Sugar has deep links with slavery in the US, but Black workers weren’t the only ones affected. In post-Civil War Louisiana, Chinese workers also toiled cutting and processing cane.
Poitier dazzled Hollywood with on-screen grace and bankability. His dignified roles and respectable values forever changed the image of Blacks, then mostly portrayed as maids, buffoons or criminals.
Experts help explain the context around the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and subsequent trial and convictions of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
bell hooks, the Black feminist writer and intellectual, died on Dec. 15 aged 69. Scholar and activist Karsonya Wise Whitehead provides a personal reflection on what bell hooks meant to her life.
Today’s social media is plagued by racism and sexism. Without intentionally building the metaverse to be inclusive, it will be, too.
Critical race theory is often distorted by GOP politicians and pundits to stir up its Trump base. But CRT is needed more, not less, argues one legal scholar, to explain American racial disparities.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Myths of Canada’s moral superiority in contrast to the United States can be a barrier to acknowledging and addressing racism in Canada.
Police body-worn cameras increase disciplinary action against officers and reduce racial bias against citizen complainants, according to a recent study.
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.
Mass data collection and surveillance have become ubiquitous. For marginalized communities, the stakes of having their privacy violated are high.
Once analysts gain access to our private data, they can use that information to influence and alter our behaviour and choices. If you’re marginalized in some way, the consequences are worse.