Stories about Ethnicity & Race from February, 2015
On the eve of John Legend's concert in Bahrain, a former Bahraini torture victim now living in exile asks the US singer to spare a thought for the country's persecuted.
Australians joined people from around the world for International Mother Language Day by tweeting in indigenous languages.
Did a candidate for prime-minister just 'wine' on a female reveller at the carnival? This political scandal is a potent cocktail of sex, race and patriarchy.
"They are the stories behind the conflict: the struggles for education, the environment, equality, and dignity."
"There were six buses waiting for us, we were ordered to climb. Then we drove for several hours into the desert. We had no indication where we were going."
"We may not know all the details about the white shooter and Muslim victims, but we know how the media would cover it if roles were reversed."
Noted Japanese author and conservative political activist Ayako Sono advocated in a newspaper column that immigrants to Japan be separated by race and forced to live in special zones.
The remains of Chief Inacayal, who died in 1888, were on display in the museum for years. Now, they are finally back with the Tehuelche indigenous community.
It's nothing new, but netizens cannot understand why natural black hairstyles are deemed so offensive to authority figures in the Caribbean. Could race, rank and personal grooming be so intertwined?
"It takes so much more effort to understand the injustice when context is not easily accessible. And it takes even more effort to try to fight this system from within"