A food bank in Alameda, California during the pandemic. Why are so many Americans struggling to get the food they need?
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Plus, the discovery of the first known burial in Africa. Listen to episode 16 of The Conversation Weekly.
About half of New Zealand’s Māori, Pasifika and Asian populations reported experiencing more racism and discrimination since the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to about a third of European New Zealanders.
We've developed a new, practical guide for Australians organisations wanting to ask better questions about their diverse customers and employees.
A woman reacts as a health worker tries to take her swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Jammu, India.
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As the Indian variant becomes more prevalent within our borders, anti-South Asian sentiment is also growing, putting the community at a higher risk of hate crimes.
Identity and race play significant factors in the first-year experiences of Latina teachers in the U.S.
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Dicey cultural situations and power struggles await Latina teachers in America's schools.
England players celebrate at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow in 2018.
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To tackle the racial stereotyping rife within football commentary, robust education – and uncomfortable conversation – is critical
The contradictory responses to the recent attack of a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrate the urgent need for more equitable practices in schools.
The recent attack on a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrates that much more needs to be done to address racism in public institutions.
If teachers don’t accept the challenge of proactively educating children about racist language, young people may not understand its hurtful impact. And they may take this ignorance into adulthood.
Why have Uber drivers been regarded more favourably than taxi drivers?
Taxi drivers and Uber drivers perform the same work, but Uber’s categorization as a tech company has contributed to the historical stigma against taxi drivers.
Ramana Akula (second from right), who has lived in Australia for 30 years and has citizenship, is currently among the thousands stranded in India.
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Indians are now the second-largest group of overseas-born migrants in Australia. Yet, despite their increasing numbers and growing political voice, their concerns are still not being heard.
Mural by Gabriel Marques, Dublin.
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It took black folk unimaginable resources of creativity, humanity, humour and generosity to detoxify the N-word for their own collective sanity.
The recent rise in anti-Asian racism, subsequent protests and increased activism has sounded alarm bells.
As we celebrate Asian Heritage Month, the time is now to collectively centre dialogue against anti-Asian racism, with an optimistic view for a global reset.
Joe Biden has signed dozens of executive orders during his first 100 days in office, many of them reversing Trump-era policies.
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Since the Roosevelt administration, it's become standard to look for accomplishments in a presidency's early months.
Colten Boushie’s family fought for accountability after the racist actions of the RCMP as they investigated the death of her son who was shot and killed by a local farmer. Here she holds up his photo during the 2018 trial.
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Years of research show that Indigenous, Black and racialized people experience over-policing but also, under-policing, as was the case with the RCMP investigation into Colten Boushie’s death in 2016.
Proposed new hate speech laws would tighten legal definitions but broaden their potential application.
In Ames, Iowa, a creek previously named after an offensive term for Native American women is now called Ioway Creek.
The name change of a local creek in central Iowa reflects broader national trends that are recognizing derogatory or racist connotations.
Although we would like to think there is a big difference between racialized curiosity and physical violence, there is not. Rather, it is a spectrum of violence that hinges on the very assumptions behind a seemingly innocent question.
To remove the burden of responsibility, everyone must take over some of the work that diverse communities have been doing to combat prejudice and fear for decades.
This year’s 93rd Academy Awards are celebrating Asian women from Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) to Christina Oh (Minari) and Yuh-jung Youn (Minari).
Relying on familiar stereotypes and images can make us miss this critical opportunity to reshape the ways in which Asian women are viewed as individuals and artists.
There are opposing views on why racial inequalities have intensified throughout the pandemic.
Join us for a lively discussion on May 4 into the impact of race inequalities during COVID.
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The conviction of a former police officer for murder is unprecedented - and an indication of the long, brutal history of racism in US law enforcement.