The comic offers important ways of criticising those in power. Trevor Noah is superb at it.
Reaction to criticism of the monarchy shows that universities need to do much more to support racialized faculty and staff.
Digital activists are targeted for their work on intersectional issues. But they have developed strategies to deal with online and offline hate.
New research on police departments across the country reveals a significant link between the use of fatal force and college education – the more educated are less likely to use it.
A new book about George Floyd, the grandson of sharecroppers, murdered by a police officer in 2020, is a moving work of reportage and activism.
Belgium wants to frame its relationship with Congo, Rwanda and Burundi as one looking into the future – but the past weighs heavily.
In today’s episode, we look at how sound and noise are used as tactics of protest and how practitioners are using environmental soundscapes to protest against racism and police brutality.
Strip searching is a police practice that evokes racial and sexual trauma, and it’s also ineffective. It’s finally time to talk about ending this oppressive police practice.
Has the defund the police movement had an impact in Canada? It depends on how you define success.
Tan France, of Queer Eye fame, delves into the skin-shade prejudice he experienced as a child in England and the colonial history at its roots.
The large budgets allotted for urban policing must be reconsidered so that communities can explore safer alternatives.
The Black Lives Matter movement is having a lasting impact on the racial reckoning in the US that was triggered after the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in 2020.
Participants in the “freedom convoy” have been allowed to carry on with minimal police and state interference in contrast to how Black and Indigenous protesters have been treated in the past.
There has been a global shift to declare racism a public health crisis. But we need to drill deeper to understand racism, rethink health data and listen to lived experience.
For the NFL, playing the national anthem started as a patriotic marketing ploy. It’s now played before every game alongside ‘Lift Every Voice,’ the Black national anthem, and ‘America the Beautiful.’
Despite growing public discussion of the risk of civil war in the US, a political violence scholar says widespread civil strife is unlikely to happen – but other political violence is more likely.
First Nations peoples’ voices in Australian media have been largely excluded. This can contribute to under-representation of Indigenous perspectives and negative stereotypes of First Nations people.
The lionization of Rittenhouse by the right proves that even skin colour is not enough to protect white people who support anti-racism movements.
By introducing tactics of direct action and digital mobilisation, Fridays for Future and Extinction Rebellion have renewed the climate movement and accelerated climate action.
Race, politics and religion have a long and tangled history in the US. And it all comes together each week in sermons across the country.