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.
I'm still trying to figure out what the most loaded two syllables in the English language mean to me.
"Being in a white town, my mum would always talk about other people right in front of their faces, or say weird mum stuff like, 'I really need to fart' in Cantonese."
I've grown so used to shouting the names of martyrs I will never meet that when I finally stood before one, my character collapsed in a moment of surrealism. I said to myself, "This is the one they've been talking about."
Believe it or not, a pro-gun Tory MP made some bigoted comments on a radio show.
Why do we regularly see videos of British women being racist? Why do they seem to make it into the news cycle rather than incidents of public male-perpetrated racism?
Thomas Jackson's resignation is perhaps the most tangible effect so far of last week's scathing Justice Department report on racist policing practices in the Missouri city.
According to leaked emails, a professor told the student "I don't accept any Indian male students for internships" because "we hear a lot about the rape problem in India, which I cannot support."
You'd think that by now Alabama would be tired of being the state where marginalized Americans have to demand their dignity the loudest.
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
Global warming denial, homophobic literature, and leaflets claiming that foreign aid is actually spent on "giving dance lessons to Africans" were just the tip of the iceberg.
According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."