Johnson’s victory, in the manliest of sports, contradicted claims of racial supremacy by whites and demonstrated that Blacks were no longer willing to acquiesce to white dominance.
Many political issues in the 2020 US election are domestic. But black resistance to white supremacy has long had global repercussions.
Research into how war-torn and fractured nations find justice and societal reconciliation finds ways to establish sustainable and lasting peace in divided societies.
Gathering race-based data during the coronavirus pandemic is essential for Indigenous communities, racialized people and those with disabilities and mental health challenges.
Faced with open and hidden prejudice, some British Muslims downplay their difference in public in order to succeed.
This sorry tale of institutional racism represents a scandal to rival the treatment of the Windrush generation.
Virginia’s stark political contradictions, reflecting centuries of racism and a new liberal majority, were on display when a blackface image was found recently on the governor’s old yearbook page.
The country’s ‘Black Mecca’ is hosting the Super Bowl. With the NFL’s national anthem controversy still lingering, this creates an undeniable paradox.
Star Trek’s groundbreaking interracial kiss between Kirk and Uhura was 50 years ago today – how have public attitudes to interracial and interethnic relationships changed in the years since?
Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Forty years after Altab Ali’s racist murder in Whitechapel, the story of how it mobilised the Bangladeshi community.
Regis will be remembered as one of the most powerful examples of English professional football, and as a model for black inclusion and equity in sport and social life.
Some 53% of British people think it’s acceptable to display these dolls – and the difference between remainers and leavers is particularly surprising.
When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
Many urban children who took part in a program that was supposed to enrich their lives dealt with racism instead. Why can’t this cultural exchange become a two-way street?
In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in Virginia for the crime of being married. The couple helped spark an effort to strike down laws against interracial marriage in the United States.
Black politicians throughout US history have struggled to overcome deep, negative stereotypes held against them by white Americans. Obama succeeded at the highest level. Here’s how.
The 44th president is now gone. What mark does he leave on his country?
The nation needed a full-throated rebuttal to the nativism, racism and misogyny that characterized the president-elect’s campaign. Obama failed to deliver.
The strange and enlightening tale of a South American dictator who tried to prevent white people from marrying other white people.