Al Jazeera World

South Africa: The Imam Who Fought Apartheid

The life and death of anti-apartheid hero Imam Abdullah Haron, who was tortured and died in police custody in 1969.

Racism

Slurs, threats and online abuse: British athletes on racism

From racial slurs to lack of representation, Black British athletes describe the racism they face on and off the field.

Slurs, threats and online abuse: British athletes on racism

United States

Louisville to pay $12m to Breonna Taylor's mother, reform police

The settlement is believed to be the largest sum paid by Louisville for police misconduct and includes police reforms.

Louisville to pay $12m to Breonna Taylor's mother, reform police

AJ Impact

Star Wars actor John Boyega quits Jo Malone role over Chinese ad

British actor quit as global ambassador for Jo Malone after the Black star was cut from a promotional video in China.

Star Wars actor John Boyega quits Jo Malone role over Chinese ad

Europe

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern

Intellectuals such as Cornel West and Achille Mbembe call on Portugal to act after series of racist attacks.

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern

Opinion

For a Black feminist, supporting Harris unequivocally is not easy

We must protect Harris from racist, sexist attacks while still holding her to account for her own anti-Black policies.

Thabi Myeni

by Thabi Myeni

Thabi Myeni

Opinion

Sinophobia, the new Islamophobia

It is time to acknowledge and address Sinophobia in the United States.

Aly Kassam-Remtulla

by Aly Kassam-Remtulla

Aly Kassam-Remtulla

United States

White professor who pretended to be Black resigns from GWU

The George Washington University says professor Jessica Krug has resigned 'effective immediately'.

White professor who pretended to be Black resigns from GWU

AJ Impact

US firms answer The Board Challenge with Black director pledge

Some 17 United States companies promise to add at least one Black director to their boards within 12 months.

US firms answer The Board Challenge with Black director pledge

United States

Researchers find racial disparities in Massachusetts court system

Report finds Black and Latino defendants receive longer sentences than white defendants imprisoned for similar crimes.

Researchers find racial disparities in Massachusetts court system

AJ IMPACT

Clicks stores to remove TRESemme products after backlash over ad

Advertisement showed Black woman's hair described as 'frizzy and dull', and a white woman's hair described as 'normal'.

Clicks stores to remove TRESemme products after backlash over ad

Europe

Norway woman on trial for staging attacks blamed on anti-racists

Partner of populist minister accused of targeting own family and vandalising home while blaming activist theatre troupe.

Norway woman on trial for staging attacks blamed on anti-racists

Brazil

Brazil court decision sparks fears over Indigenous land

The Parakana people have for decades been fighting to protect their land from illegal miners, loggers and farmers.

Brazil court decision sparks fears over Indigenous land

Racism

Lawsuit seeks redress for 1921 massacre of Tulsa's Black district

A 105-year-old survivor is the lead plaintiff seeking recompense for the 'public nuisance' the racist massacre created.

Lawsuit seeks redress for 1921 massacre of Tulsa's Black district

Inside Story

Why do Black Lives Matter protesters still take to the streets?

Rallies sparked by US police killing of George Floyd have been largely peaceful, but some cities continue to see unrest.