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From left, Lungi Ngidi, fielding coach Justin Ontong and Kagiso Rabada of the South African cricket team during a training session ahead of a 2018 test match in Australia. AAP/Richard Wainwright

Finding answers to what makes – or breaks – South Africa’s young cricketers

Interviewing dozens of South African cricketers across all levels of the sport finds a perception that transformation has, in fact, slowed since the early 1990s.
Michelle Williams arrives at the world premiere of ‘All the Money in the World.’ Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Exploring the data on Hollywood’s gender pay gap

A new analysis of over 400 actors shows that gender discrimination plays a major role in Hollywood salaries.
In India, dark skin is often associated with poverty, partially due to the hierarchichal caste system. Shutterstock

Being darker makes being a migrant much harder

For migrants, prejudice can be a life and death matter. Research in India and South Africa shows life is considerably harder if migrants have a darker skin and come from a poorer country.
Chilean police clash with anti-government demonstrators during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 12, 2019. Santiago is one of a dozen cities worldwide to see mass unrest in recent months. AP Photo/Esteban Felix

Urban unrest propels global wave of protests

From Santiago and La Paz to Beirut and Jakarta, many of the cities now gripped by protest share a common problem: They've grown too much, too fast.

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