Stories about Ethnicity & Race from January, 2024
British journalist, filmmaker, and writer Myriam Francois strongly challenges the "insane" suggestion that bombing the Houthis in Yemen should have occurred earlier for economic reasons, in her interview on Sky News.
Russian streaming services premiered the series "Slovo Patsana. Krov’ na asphalte" (The Boy’s Word: Blood on the Asphalt). Within just a month, it was breaking popularity records in Russia.
Residents of Rio de Janeiro's favelas make unprecedented claim for reparations for persecution under dictatorship
An organization bringing together residents' associations saw leaders arrested, and was considered subversive in the 1960s, under Brazil’s military dictatorship
Floods and heavy rains in the state of Rio de Janeiro caused 12 deaths and devastation in January. After Racial Equality Minister Anielle Franco pointed out environmental racism, the term sparked a national debate.
"A historic night for Caribbean poetry": His win makes it the third time in five years that a poet with Caribbean roots has won the prestigious prize.
Socotra has long weathered the tides of isolation amid Yemen's shifting regimes. Marginalization has obscured its cultural identity and hindered linguistic progress. Today, Socotris grapple with sudden technological openness.
Kazakhstan's modern cuisine has been significantly influenced by the eating habits of the peoples who were deported or moved to Kazakhstan.
In the shadows of self-censorship: The impact of the Cyber Security Act on Bangladesh’s LGBTQ+ movement
Several sections of the newly enacted Cyber Security Act (CSA) restrict the advocacy and movement for LGBTQ+ rights, criminalising published contents highlighting injustices faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Bangladesh.
Panday "[created] labour and political history and [became] one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most compelling post-independence figures.”