While a Florida curriculum implies that enslaved Africans ‘benefited’ from skills acquired through slavery, history shows they brought knowledge and skills to the US that predate their captivity.
Research has found that race-neutral policies were not enough to achieve diversity in Brazil’s higher education system. Three scholars probe what that means for the United States.
At a time when Americans celebrated their nation’s independence, it’s clear not every American enjoys the same constitutional rights.
America’s veneration of gun ownership is seconded only by its commitment to rendering armed Blacks as an existential danger to the civility and structure of America.
Racial hostility can produce symptoms similar to what soldiers experience as a result of going to war.
Most rich white countries, including Australia, refuse to accept the climate debt they owe to poorer countries and communities.
Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
The continued killings of Black people at the hands of the police in the United States has contributed to an environment of continued marginalization and oppression.
Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
The government has a legal duty not to exacerbate inequalities in its policies, but this is getting forgotten during the pandemic.
Without Black Lives Matter the promise of true multiculturalism will continue to remain something of a pipe-dream.
Nova Scotia’s African Canadian communities have grappled with racism for decades. By looking at community green spaces, we can see how they serve the community’s unique needs.
African American Vernacular English is part and parcel of Black identity. Its distinctive linguistic features are — wrongly — denigrated.
Rather than helping and providing new unbiased tools for policing, police surveillance technologies tend to be reactionary and biased.
Canada’s iconic retailer of outdoor adventure gear recently decided to change its mostly white image by diversifying the catalogue to better reflect the reality of its customers.
Summer time and time to cool off in a pool or lake? The statistics reveal that race complicates the issue: in the U.S., Black people drown at five times the rate of white people.
The policing of black British culture has a long history.
Land expropriation without compensation in South Africa will be resolved by opening up the economy and addressing inequalities.
A minority politics scholar assesses black progress 52 years after MLK’s death based on poverty, jobs and wealth. ‘In some ways,’ she concludes, ‘we’ve barely budged as a people.’
Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most influential personalities in history, celebrated for his advocacy of non-violent resistance. But his dark side is now receiving increased attention.