Chicago Police Officer Timothy McDermott was fired last year for misconduct, and an old photo where he and another officer are holding rifles over a black man wearing antlers explains why.
It appears that the commission is ending just as it was gaining speed.
A new survey has found that some kids in the UK hold worrying and warped views about immigration and Islam.
Out of the hundreds of conversations I've had on the app, about half of them have involved a man tokenizing me for my ethnicity.
A Irish-born immigrant named Gary Hall wants to import the violent paramilitary tactics of Northern Ireland's Ulster Volunteer Force to the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs.
We spoke with General T.A.C.O. (which stands for "Taking All Capitalists Out") about Freddie Gray, gang truces, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
The internet was displeased.
In the four years I've spent in the city I've been called names like Ebony, Dark Chocolate, Shaniqua, Ma, Blackish, and Boo.
As part of a massive deal to compensate survivors of police abuse, Chicago Public Schools will teach eighth and tenth graders about the horrific legacy of Jon Burge.
Howard Sapers is being shown the door after a long reign investigating abuses in Canadian prisons.
Fans of The Avengers aren't the only lovers of Thor. We looked into the current observations of Odinism and Asatru, religions that celebrate the Norse gods, to reveal their dark, white supremacist underbelly.
The UK government has all but abandoned the vital issue of race in mental health treatment—a frightening reality when you consider that the number of people from minority groups being admitted for crisis care vastly outweigh any other.
When you're an Asian woman dating someone who possesses every privilege in the book, you can't help but internalize two sets of differences: how you and your partner are treated by others, and how you and your partner understand those experiences.
The video of veteran Michelle Manhart snatching a flag away from student protestors went viral, but what will become of the student activist who started the whole thing and is now in hiding from police?
The leadership of the far-right political party is accused of forming a criminal organization.
With a film about him premiering next month, we explore the buoyant popularity of New Zealand's most controversial media figure.
To grapple with why so many Americans are bent on banning books that have non-white or LGBTQ characters, I spoke with the manager of the reader services department of the New York Public Library.
We've got five different skin tones to choose from with the new emoji keyboard—but when you start playing the representation game, you're always going to leave someone out.
Apart from keeping police, journos and Twitter trolls busy, was there any point to the rallies and counter-rallies? And does either side consider the weekend actions a success?
Officer Michael T. Slager can be seen firing at Walter L. Scott eight times while Scott fled in a video that surfaced Tuesday.
It's been nearly four years since the killing of Mark Duggan, and in some ways it feels as though we are even further from justice now than we were in August 2011.
We talked to Rahman about the idea of reverse racism, Charlie Hebdo, and the place of politics in stand-up.
Jim Davidson's fairly racist, unfunny stage show in Glasgow came to an end after he went drinking during intermission.
Following a bizarre internal investigation, the South Florida cops are under fire from all sides.