Former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, who now directs the 100 Year Starship Project, talks about the power of the "big, blue marble" image of planet Earth, taken 50 years ago.
Crystal Kwok is the director of "Blurring the Color Line," a new documentary about her family’s experience in Augusta, Georgia, and the relationships between Chinese Americans and Black people during the Jim Crow era.
Through glittering costumes, provocative floats and bold song lyrics, several samba schools at this year’s Carnival — the first since the pandemic hit — are paying tribute to the country’s Black history while also lambasting the racism and violence that Black Brazilians continue to face.
Caste was outlawed decades ago across South Asia. But it still exists and has found its way to American campuses.
If climate change continues on its current trajectory, over 200 million climate refugees could be displaced worldwide by the year 2050.
Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon, a historian and a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, has been following Griner's case closely. She joined The World's Marco Werman to discuss the risks that Griner now faces in Russian detention.
This week in Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, Sam Ratner takes a deep dive into the history of Freedom House, a Pittsburgh-based Black-led nonprofit hired in 1968 to offer ambulance services in some of the predominantly Black neighborhoods around the city.
Moïse Kabagambe, 24, was beaten to death while attempting to collect unpaid wages. His death has spurred calls for justice and accountability in a country where a young Black person is killed every 23 minutes.
The new monument at the Treblinka railway station has raised concerns among Holocaust historians about how Poland's current far-right government is distorting history.
The EU is placing new sanctions on travel companies helping to transport migrants to Belarus. Also, American journalist Danny Fenster, who was sentenced to 11 years in prison, has been released by the military junta in Myanmar. And, Austria imposes a lockdown on people who are not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Major aspects of the trans-Atlantic slave trade from an African perspective have gotten erased throughout time. Howard French set out to illuminate a more expansive understanding in a new book called, "Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War."