The traditional role of chaplains is changing. They are increasingly present in social movements such as Occupy, Standing Rock and Black Lives Matter.
The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here's how Muslim women's fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
The 'resistance' to the Trump administration has many forms, from grassroots organizing to making music. But a historian of 20th-century Germany asks whether opposing Trump is a real resistance.
Music is an underutilised tool when it comes to steering curricula away from strictly Western and colonial models.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Efforts to keep the city segregated led to one of the largest civil rights rebellions of the 1960s, and interactions between citizens and police turned deadly.
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.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
Does it make sense to compare the percentage of black Americans shot by police to the percentage of black Americans in the population? A new analysis suggests a different way of looking at the data.
A historian explains the significance of the Emmett Till murder for the civil rights movement.
Scholarship in organizational psychology has shown that when employee morale is low, it can result in poorer performance. A new study finds this may be true for some police officers.
Diversity is an enormously appealing and powerful concept, yet it can also distract us from the focus we need to face today’s pressing social issues. So what’s the way forward?
In activist circles a conversation is taking place about the lives of white killers and how their lives might matter more to police than everyday Black folks.
Donald Glover's music video is a multi-layered political statement which aims to kick its audience out of its complacency.
A longtime Crown ward since he was a child refugee, Abdoul Abdi is far more of a product of Canada than Somalia. Why is the government attempting to deport him after failing him so badly as a child?
A health and human rights researcher, therapist and professor explains why racial justice is a public health issue.
One of the harshest critiques of white racism appeared 50 years ago in the federal government's own Kerner Commission report. And racism may be why the report's recommendations were largely ignored.
Police violence is like a nuclear bomb. The initial impact only causes a fraction of the deaths to come.
Five novels for young adults that boldly tackle tough issues - from racism, to Indigenous identity and the Holocaust - to cultivate critical thinking in the classroom and at home.