Despite his defense of slavery, the former vice president and US senator from South Carolina has been honored with statues and streets, schools and counties. That's finally changing.
Television shows about police often perpetuate false narratives about violent crime that excuse police violence.
In a recent survey, more than three-quarters of white parents of 6- to 11-year-olds said they didn't talk to their kids very much about racism.
The anti-fascist movement is a decentralized collection of individual activists who mostly use nonviolent methods to achieve their ends.
The militarization of local police departments has been associated with an increase in police violence against citizens.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
The "woke" concept peaked on the back of the Black Lives Matter movement, then became a marketing trend. Now being woke is tricky territory.
Publication was justified of information from the FBI that Martin Luther King Jr. witnessed and celebrated a woman’s rape, writes a historian, who warns the FBI had long wanted to destroy King.
The extent to which schools foster political deliberation, engagement, understanding and empathy has far-reaching implications for our democracy.
Hipsters exhibit a nostalgia for the past that echoes right-leaning political movements around the world.
By normalising diversity and and calling out racists and fascists, the latest series of Doctor Who reveals how shows like it can educate as well as entertain.
New research by sociologist Ted Thornhill shows that black students who indicate they plan to fight for racial justice are more likely to be ignored by white admissions counselors.
Since US universities once stood at the forefront of the eugenics movement and its racist ideas, they should right the wrongs of the past by pursuing diversity on campus, two scholars argue.
Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.