A Sikh man wearing a small ‘kirpan’ blade, one of the five articles of faith Sikhs must carry.
Not only did the Queensland law prohibit the freedom of religion of a small vulnerable minority, it did so deliberately.
Participants at Harvard marching at a rally protesting the Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action on July 1, 2023.
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In their lawsuits against affirmative action, Students For Fair Admission claimed to want to protect Asian Americans. A law professor explains why the Supreme Court ruling doesn’t achieve that goal.
Racism in football is a reflection of prevailing societal attitudes. When a prominent footballer is racially abused, the impact reaches far beyond the individual.
Vinícius Júnior during the game between Valencia and Real Madrid which saw him receive racial abuse and a red card.
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The extent of the abuse suffered by Real Madrid’s Vinícius Júnior shows how enduringly unresponsive the country’s legal system, sporting officials and media have been.
Owusu Addo Residence by John Owusu Addo.
Too often, in discussions about tropical modernism, what African architects working in Africa were doing is overlooked. Their work matters.
Like many large institutions, the Met remains in denial about the scale of its racism problem. The Casey review falls short in its recommendations for how to address it.
A woman raises her fist during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in Queens, New York.
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd murder, in 2020, Black social workers are finding they are alone in coping with their trauma.
Artificial Intelligence comes with a litany of ethical risks and dilemmas. Some are universal, but some are unique to particular countries, like South Africa.
Students of color become less confident in their academic abilities when they encounter racially demeaning content online.
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Depression and anxiety often follow when teenagers see or experience racial hostilities online.
The Supreme Court is deciding a case on whether, and how, universities may consider an applicant’s race when making admissions decisions.
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Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
The execution chamber inside Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
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In 1972, justices handed down a decision that attacked discriminatory and capricious death sentences. But it left the door ajar for states to continue the practice.
Same role, different wage.
A new paper discusses the causes of, and potential solutions to, the ethnic pay gap in British workplaces.
Building a more inclusive future means understanding why certain groups were absent in history.
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A political scientist speaks about the questions that have driven her research on disability rights and history.
Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.
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The west has long defined racism as a function of colonial domination and discrimination. But in a changing world this definition must be challenged.
Elizabeth Dlamini at her curio stall in the Ezulwini Valley near Mbabane, eSwatini. The kingdom’s economy is dependent on its larger neightbour, South Africa.
International borders were negotiable for the right price. What residents of former ‘homelands’ and of Lesotho and eSwatini have in common now are limited government services and few job prospects.
Researchers are exploring the impacts that racial discrimination is having on Black Americans’ emotional and psychological health.
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The evidence is growing that experiencing both systemic and everyday race-based discrimination may lead some Black Americans to become depressed and think about suicide.
Your experiences affect your brain – and your brain affects your health.
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New research points to a biological way that racism can lead to health disparities.
A protest against racial injustice and police violence in Spain.
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A transnational movement for racial justice requires a sensitivity to the specific, local conditions in which race and racism touch the everyday lives of people.
Police patrol outside the Embassy of Taiwan in Port-au-Prince on July 9, 2021, after 11 suspected assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse broke into its embassy in an attempt to flee.
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Local power struggles and strong US interests have long shaped political leadership – and presidential assassinations – in Haiti, limiting nation-building projects on the Caribbean island.