Serena Williams challenged decades of stereotypes when she revealed her anger after she disagreed with a U.S. Open umpire. A racist caricature and calls to boycott her playing by umpires followed.
Over the course of two years, a sociologist studied a group of affluent, white kids to see how they made sense of sensitive racial issues like privilege, unequal opportunity and police violence.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
How can a band so slavishly derivative – and sometimes downright plagiaristic – be also considered radically innovative and influential?
Nike has provoked a conservative backlash by using NFL player Colin Kaepernick in its latest campaign. But the move should be applauded.
The career arc of Nichelle Nichols – the first black woman to have a continuing co-starring role on TV – shows how diverse casting can have as much of an impact off the screen as it does on it.
The mayor of Tallahassee underspent three rivals to win the state's Democratic primary. But what awaits in the general election?
South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance needs to face its racial dilemmas.
And without white privilege, they wouldn't feel compelled to follow a white script.
The racism that underpins colourism must be challenged.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
African-Americans are severely underrepresented in genetics and neuroscience research. That could leave the treatments of the future out of their reach.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a cult classic, was a series with a diversity problem. News of a new season provides an opportunity for a different kind of storytelling.
The problem is the disproportionate amount of attention on the so-called African gang problem and the way these incidents are being reported.
Sandra Oh's recent Emmy nomination for 'Killing Eve' is a sign of appreciation of her work but also a symbol of hope for the author as a former actor and as an academic.
A philosopher's take on the ethics of products that allow parents to lighten the skin colour of their unborn baby.
White shooters are nearly 95 percent more likely to have their crimes attributed to mental illness than black shooters.
American support of the formula industry comes at the cost of the health and lives of Black and brown babies, at home and abroad.
From the 1930s to the 1960s, 'The Negro Motorist's Green Book' and 'Travelguide: Vacation and Recreation Without Humiliation' offered African-American roadtrippers lists of black-friendly businesses.
A longstanding view of minorities as outsiders contributes to negative encounters with campus police. A researcher argues how greater empathy can lessen the urge to call the police in the first place.