President Lyndon Johnson’s commencement address at Howard University in 1965 offered a compelling argument on the need for affirmative action. His policies have been challenged ever since.
Members of Preston’s Caribbean community describe their experiences as migrants arriving and putting down deep roots in this provincial town.
The Windrush generation has a long and storied history encompassing empire, war, migration, multiculturalism, racism and scandal – a history that has transformed British society and culture.
A history scholar sees leeway and loopholes in a wave of new state laws that seek to control what teachers can say about racism in America’s past.
This year, there are more than 400 active anti-trans bills across the U.S. What do things look like in Canada? Are we a safe haven or are we following those same trends?
Former enslaved persons have never received a dime for their labor. Nor have their descendants received reparations for the legacy of slavery.
Should the descendants be paid? By whom and how much?
After eight months of an inquiry there are ‘no adverse findings’ against former Hawthorn staff.
Helping people secure due process in the courts is a noble goal. But the problem with crowdfunding campaigns is that they largely operate as popularity contests.
There was one central reason the Civil War happened.
Journalism only exists to serve the public, and every serious journalist feels this in their bones, just as we all know how often we fall short.
We need a richer account of democracy within which to locate the Voice, to lift the quality of public debate about it.
Despite denunciations of discrimination against French-speaking students who want to settle in Canada, particularly Africans, the federal government does not seem to want to act.
Anti-racist programs and fines have failed to end racism in European soccer. Part of the problem is that Black players have little representation higher up the sport’s hierarchy.
Author Ava Chin, a 5th generation New Yorker, traces the roots of today’s high rates of anti-Asian violence back to 19th century U.S. labour and immigration laws.
In order to combat racism and misinformation, it is vital for non-Indigenous people to have informed conversations about the referendum with those around you.
The failure to hold the perpetrators of the Darfur genocide accountable has led to further instability in Sudan.
The constitutionality of the recent wave of proposed book bans is unclear, as the US Supreme Court has given states wide latitude to regulate what is read in public schools and libraries.
Stan Grant’s new book, The Queen is Dead, is revealing in terms of his decision to step down from public life. ‘I have been reminded what it is to come from the other side of history,’ he writes.
The national broadcaster’s management has finally condemned the racist abuse directed at their high-profile presenter and apologised too him, but it has come far too late.
Racist abuse has forced Wiradjuri journalist, author and public figure Stan Grant to step away from the media. New research shows other diverse journalists have had similar experiences.