A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Protests erupted against the killing of black men by police in Tulsa and Charlotte. This roundup looks at research on racial violence and explains where there might be potential solutions.
The truth expressed by #BlackLivesMatter is not a cliché. That's because for many Americans, black lives still don't.
Black youth are grappling with the question of the meaning of freedom in post-apartheid South Africa. They seek an antidote to their reality wherein blackness continues to be mocked and marginalised.
The Marikana tragedy has dominated recent South African memory and produced many different aesthetic responses.
Two criminologists long associated with the University of Missouri – St Louis dispel myths about Ferguson, a community that borders the campus, and explain what's behind the violent protests there.
A movement grew out of Michael Brown's death one year ago. The people in #BlackLivesMatter want us to fully witness violence against black youth. Their tools are cell phones and social media.
So long as we treat each mass shooting, each black death as an isolated tragedy, there's nothing we can do. Things can change if we look for the patterns.