Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2016
Ramadan in Sri Lanka Is More Than You Think
Although Sri Lanka has grappled with divisions along ethnic and religious lines, in challenging times citizens do come together to help each other, casting aside their differences.
Blood on Campus: How the Killing of a Student Sparked Nationwide Protests in Sudan
Sudan has a long tradition of student protest, but the government appears bent on suppressing the latest wave, triggered by the killing of a student from the contested Nuba region.
Most of the Lives Lost During the Orlando Massacre Were Puerto Ricans
Puerto Ricans mourn the loss of loved ones in one of the most popular destinations for Puerto Ricans who emigrate to the US looking for better opportunities.
Israelis React With Outpouring of Support for LGBTQ Community After Orlando Massacre
"It doesn’t matter exactly which religion made him hate us to death...It’s always the fear of those who are different, those who challenge the existing order."
‘There Are Increasingly More and More Positive, Strong and Motivating Representations of Black Women’
The author interviews American filmmaker, scholar and activist, Beti Ellerson.
India’s Anti-African Racism Is Once Again in the Spotlight After a Congolese Man’s Beating Death
"Say 'India loves you,' then, to Muslims, Dalits, Africans, seculars...and go right back to kicking them in the face?
Why Some Chinese Fail to See Racism in Qiaobi's Viral Detergent Commercial
"The Chinese want to be equal with white people, but like white people, they have to achieve their status by standing on top of black people."