Stories about Ethnicity & Race from November, 2013
Lenin’s Mausoleum is no longer the most imposing structure in Moscow’s Red Square. From now until January 19, that honor belongs to a 20-foot-tall Louis Vuitton advertisement.
Following a deadly sectarian clash in Rawalpindi city, manipulated photos of the event quickly spread on social media, inspiring false 'revenge' attacks in different parts of Pakistan, according to authorities.
Angolan artist Francisca Nzenze Meireles, aka Chiquinha, discusses the inspiration for her comic, which relates the day-to-day experiences of those who love their naturally curly hair.
While the children of Belgium, The Netherlands and other European countries prepare for the arrival of Saint Nicholas on December 6, the shadow of racism hangs over this tradition.
"The representation is not yet ideal," researcher Luis Henrique said about black characters in Brazilian comic books. Global Voices interviewed him about his work.
Ethnic nationalism now seems to be enjoying a renaissance in Russia. The nationalist theme is especially pronounced in RuNet commentary, and Anglophone Russia bloggers have noticed this trend, too.
Uyghur people are more and more often associated with the term "terrorist" in China. Such labeling has turned random individual criminal acts into the collective responsibility of an ethnic minority.
Poland's National Independence Day, traditionally celebrated on November 11, ended in violence this year during a march organized by a nationalist movement. Police detained around a dozen individuals.
A Brazilian TV comedian has once again made offensive jokes about black people and women. How much space is there for social discrimination in Brazil's television lineup?
The country's decision comes not long after Germany's announcement that it will begin to offer a third gender option on birth certificates.
A myriad of NGOs and social activists have demonstrated against a sentence which has denationalized almost 250 000 Dominicans of Haitian descent.
Russia's Investigative Committee is targeting a Chechen lawyer for bribery in a murder case, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to the rescue.
We talk to activists and experts about the movement for immigration reform which could affect an estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United States.
A Vladivostok maternity ward reignited Russia’s immigrant debate, when obstetricians refused to admit a woman in labor, because she lacked both health insurance and money to pay the delivery fee.