Ethnicity & Race

Voters stand in line in a lobby

In the African American South, a holistic approach to fighting poverty


Poverty and education remain the defining issues for largely African America communities in this country.

Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

The racial tensions in Tulsa have deep roots

A man watches the bust of South Africa's Apartheid Architect, Hendrik Verwoerd, being removed from the entrance of Pretoria's main hospital named after him.

How should South Africa remember the ‘Architect of Apartheid’?

Sen. Strom Thurmond

The filibuster that tried and failed to stop the advancement of equality, 59 years ago today

Global Politics
Police scuffle

It’s on all of us to stop the mini ‘civil wars’ being waged on our streets

A demonstrator in Baton Rouge

The long hot summer of ’16 is just getting started, but where is it headed?


Race, racism and privilege are central themes this summer, but they’re anything but new. Only now, more people are recognizing there is a problem with the way justice and opportunity are present in the US.

Alexander Clark hugs a friend

These are the faces of the protesters demanding change after another black man is shot and killed by police


After a police officer shot and killed Philandro Castile, protesters congregated in St. Paul, demanding police reform.

Community members attend a vigil in memory of Alton Sterling, who was shot dead by police, at the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 6, 2016.

Faith leaders in Baton Rouge call for peace, patience and a serious investigation


Reverend Lee Wesley of the Community Bible Baptist Church is part of an interfaith group that’s calling for a broad and transparent investigation into the killing of Alton Sterling.

An unconventional hockey announcer at this year's Stanley Cup

He may be hockey’s best broadcaster. He does it in Punjabi.


It’s the biggest language in Canada outside of English and French. And Harnarayan Singh is making sure the national sport gets another following.

Hermione Granger, played by Noma Dumezweni in the new play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

Casting of a black actress in new Harry Potter play causes controversy among ‘idiots’


A new Harry Potter play opens in London tonight. The production has broken records by selling 175,000 tickets in 24 hours, but it has also prompted a discussion about racism in the UK.