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Santa’s helper is a racist caricature

Tensions are running high in Amsterdam following court’s ruling on ‘Black Pete’, writes Beulah Maud Devaney.

Filed in: Netherlands Race

Michael Brown is not just another statistic

Ferguson protests are fuelled by anger at social and racial inequality, says Cristiana Moisescu.

Filed in: Class Race United States

Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race United States

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

Shades of Dred Scott in the case of Trayvon Martin

Second-class citizens? Barack Obama should step-in over George Zimmerman’s acquittal for shooting the black teenager, writes Lloyd Williams.

Filed in: Crime Law Politics Race United States

Aimé Césaire: a leader of the (cultural) struggle

Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that Empire ‘writes back.’

Filed in: Africa Caribbean Colonialism Culture Poetry Race

Angela Davis: making waves since 1961

Once on the FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list, the civil rights activist has no intention of slowing down. She talks to Frank Barat about her inspiration.

Filed in: Activism Race United States Women

Ethnicity: what the census doesn't tell us

Population surveys are as much about social experience as identity. Amy Hall on what’s between the tick boxes.

Filed in: Minorities Race Society United Kingdom

The grass is not greener in South Africa

The wealth gap between rich and poor, white and black, is growing in this so-called model African country. Mgcini Nyoni reports.

Filed in: Equality Poverty Race South Africa

Why do some conflicts get more media coverage than others?

Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.

Filed in: Africa Conflict Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Media Race Society Violence War and Peace

Has the ANC ushered in neo-apartheid?

As the African National Congress turns 100, Brett Scott criticises its failure to share South Africa’s prosperity with the poor.

Filed in: Equality Race South Africa

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