Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
The US Supreme Court is poised to determine the fate of the use of race in college admissions. Supporters of affirmative action, like the military, fear the worst.
Thousands gathered to express their collective identity and desire to preserve the nation’s political and religious heritage – and to uphold what they saw as the rightful outcome of the 2020 election.
White supremacist groups seek to solidify their control over the US by changing the government, sometimes by violence.
By providing insights from different disciplines, a new book uncovers new themes in the history of Yoruba people of West Africa
New members are joining and some are leaving – as right-wing groups reorganize, scholars of the movement foresee increased polarization, with a risk of more violence.
A new study found that while becoming a father gave men more leadership opportunities, becoming a mother diminished them for women.
Authorities have closed schools in some ultra-Orthodox areas of New York. The reasons for apparent noncompliance with public health guidelines are complicated, explains a cultural anthropologist.
They’re not really protesting – they’re hoping to find an opportunity to spark violence and trigger a war between black and white Americans.
Militant far-right groups are always looking to appear legitimate and to recruit more Americans to their causes.
Persecution is central to Jewish collective memory. So when armed police entered ultra-Orthodox areas of Jerusalem to close synagogues due to COVID-19, some residents reacted with fear and suspicion.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
When families need to spend more time and money taking care of their kids on weekdays, it can take a toll on careers – especially for women.
Natural resources are an important factor in explaining why some rebel groups forcibly recruit children into their ranks.
Young Haredim men, who are strictly observant Jews, have long been exempted from Israel’s compulsory military service. A disagreement over stopped Netanyahu from forming a government.
Law enforcement’s historical tendency to treat crimes committed by white power groups as isolated incidents has allowed them to flourish.
Las redes están debilitando las condiciones sociales que han posibilitado la existencia de Estados nacionales democráticos
New research discovered how people use emoji to express their concern and support during tragedies and disasters.
An expert explains how Facebook’s privacy issues are linked to a bigger problem – a ‘hostile information architecture,’ largely controlled by corporate interests.
Voluntourists’ ability to change systems, alleviate poverty or provide support for vulnerable children is limited. They don’t have the skills and can perpetuate patronising and unhelpful ideas.