What can Star Trek teach us about today's trek of life?
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?
Justin Simien's first feature is a strong contribution to black cinema, for all audiences.
The tech industry is known for having a notably non-diverse workforce. But bias training – when not validated by research that shows it works – isn't going to solve the problem.
Constitutional recognition may have very limited impact if the groups benefiting from the change lack the political weight to leverage it into greater social change.
Why does suburban drug dealing tend to skirt the rampant violence of inner-city drug dealing?
For over 500 years, the drug has been associated with racism and poverty.
Blacks and Hispanics do tip, on average, less than whites. But research shows waiters aren't only motivated by economics when they offer inferior service.
The American film Dear White People has seen some controversy over its UK release. Here's why.
Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears.
Racial inequality in America has its parallel in caste inequality in India. What can the world's two largest democracies learn from each other?
Blacks need allies, not avatars.
For 50 years, country music executives in Nashville have tried to dilute the genre's rich, diverse history.
The black middle class occupies a complex and sometimes precarious position in society, one that requires constant renegotiation.
Girlhood expresses the irrepressible potential within us all not to follow, not to echo, but to live a life defined by those moments in which we feel joy.
Hard hitting questions were promised but Channel 4 show ended up missing the mark.
Racial tensions on college campuses may not be much different for today's students from what they were even 36 years ago, argues associate professor of history at University of Oklahoma.
In the 1920s, many black musicians were exploited by record companies, and faded into anonymity. Here are some of their stories.
The history of race science is a history of racist science, as epitomized by this proposed but never carried-out experiment from the early 20th century.
Indies to the rescue, the quiet power of foreign language films, Gen-X's crowning moment. All – and more – are covered by our experts, who weigh in on this year's Oscars.