We are living in a world war fought piecemeal. It is everyone's responsibility to fight for peace.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong. How can this vision help with community-building today?
Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state's past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
South African universities are aflame as student protests for free education turn violent. But, would a non-violent approach, as preached by Martin Luther King, be more effective in their cause?
The Christian left has played a strong role in America's history. In this election too, it is not silent.
What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here's the story of Tyrone.
At a time when politics is showing its most divisive side, a scholar argues that embracing humility could help us deal with hidden biases.
A historian examines what it means to value black life, then and now.
Six of the nine people who died were black women. One year later, a Brandeis professor examines how black women have endured a legacy of racial violence in the U.S.
To mark the start of Black History Month, a Classicist reflects on the inspiration King drew from ancient Greek culture.
Martin Luther King's legacy must be contextualised within a larger global struggle against racism and hatred. Africans should revisit the values he espoused and continue with the anti-racism crusade.
On Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, five educators reflect on recent campus protests and describe concrete actions universities can take to bring opportunity to all.
Rosa Parks was a hero in the fight against segregation ... but she was just one of many.
A former activist turned professor says previous student movements may have opened the door for people of color to have greater opportunity but fell short of changing the power structure.
As the debate spreads from Missouri to universities across the country, insights from The Conversation's coverage of race on campus.
Community policing efforts in New Haven and Gainesville offer a stark contrast to military-style policing.
One year on from Ferguson, the message of Martin Luther King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail could not be more relevant.
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.
Why the recent Supreme Court case on gay marriage could make a huge difference for racial justice.
The hoopla surrounding the novel's release is misguided; after all, how much power could a novel written 50 years ago wield in today's charged environment?