A group of men being interrogated by a police inspector in 1952.
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Colonialists daily reinforced a hierarchy that allowed white people to abuse Africans.
Namibia marks 10 November as both International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day.
Anna “Kakurukaze” Mungunda became the most widely acknowledged face of the resistance to the apartheid policy of forced removal.
Birders participate in the Christmas Bird Count on Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 2017.
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What’s in a name? A lot, if you’re an Audubon’s Oriole or a Townsend’s Solitaire.
Several U.S. states are eliminating criminal fines and fees for people who can’t afford them.
The imposition of fines and fees on people unable to pay has had a disproportionate impact on Black and Latino communities.
Black people have long faced systemic inequalities in Canada’s justice system. But more equitable sentencing practices could make the process fairer.
Impact of Race and Culture Assessments can reduce the overrepresentation of Black people in the justice system.
A storyline in the forthcoming ‘Wonka’ movie is that the central character can change a dutiful young girl’s life.
The original storyline for Road Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” contained some stunning parallels to the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Edward Blum stands in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 20, 2022.
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Without much scrutiny or fanfare, Edward Blum has led the attack against federal minority voter protection laws and the use of race in college admissions.
Experts say the rise in far-right ideologies globally and social media influencers like Andrew Tate have impacted school age students.
Host Vinita Srivastava explores why racist, homophobic and sexist attitudes are increasingly showing up in school-age boys – and what we can do about it.
The five thylacine skins Morton Allport sent to the University Museum of Zoology Cambridge in 1869 and 1871.
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New research shows the uncomfortable and shocking truth behind a revered scientist’s reputation.
Jewish children kept alive in Auschwitz for use in Mengele’s medical experiments.
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It’s a fallacy that the medical atrocities carried out by the Nazis involved just a handful of radicalised doctors.
Extremists are not ‘capturing’ our systems – they are part of them.
Psychologist and professor Monnica Williams, on the left with a patient, is advocating for psychedelics in therapy to heal racial trauma. Right: Psilocybin mushrooms sit on a drying rack in the Uptown Fungus lab in Springfield, Ore.
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Clinical psychologist and professor Monnica Williams is on a mission to bring psychedelics to therapists’ offices to help people heal from their racial traumas. To do this, she’s jumping over some big hurdles.
Palestinian children amid homes in Gaza reduced by rubble by Israeli bombs.
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The European bourgeoisie could not forgive Hitler because he applied in Europe colonialist procedures previously reserved for the supposedly inferior Arabs, Indians, and Africans.
Country singer Jason Aldean sings in front of the Maury County Courthouse in Columbia, Tenn.
Country singer Jason Aldean’s hit song triggered renewed attention on vigilante justice, racism and urban America.
Police officers are seen in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa in September 2023 at the conservative ‘1MillionMarch4Children’ protest.
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Despite public calls to defund the police in 2020, the budgets of Canadian police forces have continued to rise.
Like many other institutions, Scouts is caught in an awkward gap between tradition and modernity, as society grapples with colonial figures who were heroes to some, but not others.
Civil rights advocate and legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw speaks in New York City on Feb. 7, 2015.
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First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
Musician Buffy Sainte-Marie, pictured here in 1970, has long said she didn’t know who her birth parents were but that she was Indigenous. Last week, a CBC investigation revealed both her parents were white.
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Lori Campbell, a ‘60s Scoop survivor, challenges the CBC’s motives in their exposé on the questionable Indigenous roots of legendary singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.
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The ABC Four Corners episode ‘Guarded’ shows an increase of private policing and security in the Northern Territory. These privatised security measures need legislation to ensure community safety.
More than 5,000 Black people have been lynched in the US.
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Student journalists are using spreadsheets and databases to examine one of the darkest chapters in American history.