Race & Ethnicity

Oxford University bring in compulsory exam on Black, Asian and ethnic minority history to improve 'white curriculum'

History students at the University of Oxford are to sit a new exam paper focusing on black, Asian and ethnic minority history, following long-held …

Education

W. Kamau Bell wants America to get awkward

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b> Now a comic with a sharp edge and an astute take on modern life and politics.Jeffrey Brown has …

Racism

Round 3: Tomi Lahren vs. Wale

Rapper Wale and Tomi Lahren got into another Twitter spat Thursday, after the unemployed TV host asked a question with regard to Donald Trump being …

African-American News

Dear White People creator Justin Simien says: ‘You can’t talk about black life without talking about what we watch on TV’

Justin Simien the creator of Netflix original, Dear White People believes that if you want to talk about black people’s issues, you’ve got to look at …

Dear White People

Brexit is entrenching some dangerous myths about ‘British’ culture

Britain has always had a warped sense of its own history, excluding ethnic minorities. Now a survey suggests this is becoming something more hostile and alarming<p>There is something deeply ironic about the wave of nostalgia sweeping political discourse in modern Britain. On one hand, it harks – …

Brexit

Ex-SC coroner defends officials' right to use racial slurs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A coroner removed from office after pulling a gun on a neighbor says he and other elected officials are justified in using racial slurs.<p>Video obtained by local media outlets shows former Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet saying he saw nothing wrong with white …

Racism

Hasan Minhaj Can't Cure Racism, But He Can Help Brown Kids Navigate It

Like Hasan Minhaj, I dreaded attending prom at my predominantly-White, well-to-do high school. I was one of only two South Asian-American kids in my …

Racism

Non-Western Immigrants Consume 59% Of Denmark’s Tax Revenue

The flow of refugees into Sweden has made that once idyllic country a mess. Police have set up "no-go zones" they deem too dangerous to go into, …

Immigration

Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s national census used to classify them as “Other.”<p>Now, Kenyans of Indian and Pakistani descent, many of whose forebears helped build the nation and fight colonialism but who have often been secluded from mainstream Kenyan life, are demanding official recognition for the …

Africa

READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership

The Democratic Party relies on Black women to be the most consistent and engaged progressive constituency, but rarely supports their political …

Women of Color

‘Dear White People’s’ Justin Simien and Logan Browning Address White Critics

The two also explain why “Dear Black People” and saying the n-word is not OK.<p>The stars of Netflix’s <i>Dear White People</i> are still riding high as buzz …

Racism

READ: Criminal Defense Attorneys on the Policing of Black Boys

Angela J. Davis and Kristin Henning explain how the policing of Black boys leads to the conditioning of Black men in a new op-ed for NPR’s Code …

Justice

W. Kamau Bell’s Awkward Thoughts on Race and Chris Rock, Illustrated

Here’s the kind of thing that self-described awkward stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell finds himself doing: he’s standing around at a gas station with his baby in his arms, waiting for his wife Melissa to pull up.<p>Add to the mix that Bell is a six foot, four inch-tall black man. Now add that the baby …

Racism

Is 'White Trash' finally taboo?

Is ‘white trash’ finally taboo?<p>Last week, a dean at Yale University was placed on leave for using the term in a Yelp review.<p>Critiquing a Japanese …

Philadelphia

In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A Stubborn Believer In The Power Of Dialogue

That "American Race," the new TNT docu-series about race hosted by Charles Barkley, manages to illuminate some truths about the way Americans talk about race is largely accidental. Over its four episodes, the impolitic former NBA star travels to different parts of the country trying to dig into …

Charles Barkley

Mississippi politician calls for lynchings over removal of Confederate statues

A politician in Mississippi has apologised for saying those who removed Confederate monuments in neigbouring Louisiana should be lynched.<p>Karl Oliver, a Republican state representative, said in a Facebook post that the destruction of monuments was "heinous and horrific" and accused the Louisiana …

Racism

Why Social Stigma Matters

Richard Collins III was fatally stabbed over the weekend. His attacker, Sean Christopher Urbanski, has been charged with first-degree murder. …

Racism

Tomi Lahren lands job with a pro-Trump Great America Alliance

WASHINGTON — Tomi Lahren, the outspoken conservative commentator, has landed a new gig and will work with Great America Alliance, a nonprofit group that aims to mobilize grassroots support for President Trump's agenda, the nonprofit's leaders announced Monday.<p>The group's organizers said Lahren will …

Tomi Lahren

Trump 'circus' sets race relations back, says US author

The Donald Trump "circus" has overshadowed the Black Lives Matter movement and set race relations back in the US, according to an influential young …

Black Lives Matter

Tomi Lahren Lectured 'Snowflakes' About Holding A Job. It Didn't Go Well.

The former commentator recently settled a public spat with her previous employer.<p>Tomi Lahren, who recently lost her job as a commentator on Glenn Beck’s The Blaze network, blasted the “snowflakes” who walked out on Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at the University of Notre Dame on …

Media Industry

W. Kamau Bell on How to Solve Chicago’s Violence and Why Black Celebrities Host Shows About Race

Comedian W. Kamau Bell gives a lot of credit to Chris Rock for taking a big chance on him in 2012 by executive-producing his first show, <i>Totally</i> …

African-American News

Yale dean June Chu placed on leave after calling people 'white trash' on Yelp

Yale dean June Chu has been placed on leave after the school's student paper uncovered a trove of her insulting and discriminatory Yelp reviews.<p>Chu …

Racism

Classical:NEXT 2017 - day one

Classical:NEXT 2017 – day one<p>9:15, 19th May 2017<p>In line with the theme of Classical:NEXT 2017, the British Association of Songwriters, Composers and …

Orchestras

UK polls predicted to marginally increase number of Indian-origin MPs

There are currently five Indian-origin Conservative MPs in the House of Commons and that number is expected to rise in UK’s snap general election …

Referendums

Google software engineer submits rap album for Harvard thesis

Obasi Shaw may be the first student in the history of Harvard University to produce a rap album as part of a senior thesis.<p>While the submission of a …

Indigenous Australians

Survey: Millennials overwhelmingly disapprove of Trump, Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump lost the millennial vote during the the 2016 presidential campaign, but a new survey finds that Congress is no more popular than the President among young adults.<p>Two-thirds of black millennials disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job, as do 58% …

Millennials

New Poll: Almost Half Of Young White Voters Disapprove Of President Trump

More young white voters now have negative views of President Trump, a new poll finds.<p>The national survey, which surveyed over 1,750 young adults aged 18-34 from April 14 to May 1, found that Trump has only a 34% approval rating among young whites, as opposed to 47% who do not approve of the job he …

Politics

When it comes to marriage, race and ethnicity matter less

Intermarriage is on the rise, a report released Thursday shows.<p>In 2015, one in six newlyweds had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity – that’s more than five times the number of intermarried couples in 1967, according to new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.<p>Pew's …

Sociology

18 Best Quotes From Netflix's 'Dear White People'

Looking back on the outrage over the release of Netflix’s <i>Dear White People</i> is pretty amusing.<p>So many were quick to judge a show they were completely …

Racism

No Reason To Pretend: ‘Dear White People’ Has A Poor Grasp On Black Life

<i>No Reason To Pretend is a biweekly column by Stephen Kearse that explores the intersection of hip-hop and pop culture.</i><p>“How you tell the truth to a crowd of white people?” Isaiah Rashad asks on 2016’s “Bday.” He delivers the question as a drunken quandary, squeezing it between boasts and sips. For …

Dear White People