That George Floyd died at the hands of four police officers is uncontested, but interpretations of his death and its aftermath differ greatly. The result is two starkly opposed narratives.
By filming everyday acts of racism, today's Black Lives Matters activists are using an old strategy in a new media age.
Representation alone cannot fix racism. But when deployed appropriately, it can provide reassurance and support to communities of colour.
In the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a protective mask signifies a commitment to the social and collective good of society. But that changes when a face mask is worn by Black and racialized people.
Maids were among Brazil's earliest COVID-19 victims, infected by employers who had been to Italy. Now 39% of Brazilian 'domésticas' have been let go, most without severance or sick leave.
As Black birdwatcher Christian Cooper learned in New York City's Central Park, nature is seen as a white space and Black birdwatching as an aberration.
Through exhaustion at racial injustice, Black Lives Matter protesters can glimpse a better future.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
The militarization of local police departments has been associated with an increase in police violence against citizens.
Fear is very much a part of humans' survival. Demagogues and others who want to manipulate have learned that this human trait can be exploited, often with disastrous consequences.
Many law enforcement agencies fail to adequately investigate misconduct allegations and rarely sustain citizen complaints. Disciplinary sanctions are few and reserved for the most egregious cases.
There's no evidence COVID-19 death rates are related to the genetic differences used to racialise people.
If perception is everything in politics, what does it say when a leader poses with a Trump MAGA hat?
"Never Have I Ever" is a fresh, fun and poignant addition to television’s repertoire of coming-of-age stories, especially for stories of Indian teenage girls.
Nursing homes and long term care in Canada are predominantly staffed by immigrant women, migrants and refugees — mostly women of colour.
Africa is now formally free of colonial rule. Yet, the aim of remembering and furthering the fight for self determination remains relevant as ever.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, India's Narendra Modi government has been successful in scapegoating, discriminating against and marginalizing minorities, putting lives at greater risk.
The culture of remembrance in Germany is viewed by many as exemplary. But it has some grave shortcomings.
White supremacists' protests against COVID-19 lockdowns reflect the US history of political leaders encouraging white supremacist groups to challenge or overthrow democratic governments.
Algorithms are only as good as the people who make them.