Acknowledging that factors like the built environment, social and health systems, and outdated policies are the problems — rather than people — is a step towards healthier and safer workplaces.
Over a century ago, white Philadelphia elites believed the city was going to the dogs – and they blamed poor Black inner-city residents instead of the racism that kept this group disenfranchised.
A scholar on racism weighs in on a recent court decision that upheld a school’s decision to punish a Black male student for wearing his hair in long locs.
Families in the UK play a significant role in introducing children to colourist views. They can also be instrumental in challenging them.
Though the Civil Rights Act of 1964 officially ended racial discrimination in public places, relics of the Jim Crow South still haunt modern memory.
Conservative politicians have launched attacks against the use of the word “woke.” If they knew the history of the word, they might stop wasting their time.
‘Accentless’ spoken language is the language of the elite, of authority. It’s the version of the language that is used by the people who have traditionally held all the power.
When appropriate care is available, several studies have shown, gay Black men are more likely to test themselves for HIV and engage in less risky sexual behaviors than gay men of other races.
Black travelers want the tourism industry to recognize their full identity. That will require more than procedural checkboxes and targeted advertising.
Black activists have long used maps to help illustrate their communities’ history and to document historical injustices.
The centrality of race to US politics is, once again, a defining feature of the current presidential campaign.
During a campaign speech in South Carolina, President Biden made it clear that he is not only running against Donald Trump but also against white supremacy.
Around the world, Muslim girls who wear hijabs are experiencing unique forms and heightened rates of gender and race-based violence.
Black male athletes at Division I schools say they alter their speech, dress and other behaviors to gain acceptance in mostly white academic and athletic settings.
At the turn of the 20th century, Southern sympathizers started building monuments to Confederate leaders. Black newspaper editors saw these emblems clearly for what they stood for – a lost cause.
When Elon Musk took control of Twitter, many were concerned about the reappearance of extremist accounts. In retrospect, X has shown itself to be selective.
Nick Saban was one of the most successful coaches in college football history. But he was not a champion of players’ rights.
Young Black men are being denied employment for multifaceted reasons, and when they do find work, are often trapped in low-paying jobs.
Mid-century encyclopaedias claimed the power to decide what counted as knowledge and what didn’t – much as online publishing platforms and social media companies do today.
The Wiradjuri woman will be feted at this year’s Australian Open for her remarkable career. But this is also an opportunity for truth-telling.