Stories about Ethnicity & Race from December, 2015
We collect collects a few of the happy events you might have missed while distracted by so much of the gloom in 2015.
Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life.
More than 80 years ago, Antonieta de Barros became the first black woman elected in Brazil. But she's hardly a household name. One filmmaker has tried to change that.
Pakistan's official account of their Armed Forces' surrender in Dhaka 44 years ago ignores the realities of the bloody conflict that resulted in Bangladesh's secession.
Efforts by US politicians and groups concerned about the environment to engage Latino communities seem to be lagging.
Media reported that Santa María Tlahuitoltepec residents would be forced to pay royalties on their traditional embroidery because of a French company's copyright claim. Disturbing—if it were true. It's not.
There are a number of indigenous groups with unique cultures in Bangladesh. However, their lives and languages are rarely highlighted in Bangladeshi films or national broadcasts.
"I’m angry over the shootings in so many other places, no matter what twisted, dehumanizing vision motivates them. But I also want to be true to myself and my values."