From #BlackLivesMatter to real workplace change
As the Black Lives Matter protests continue, University of Melbourne experts say corporate activism can make a strong statement of support for social justice.
Race, change and time in the USA
A University of Melbourne expert says Americans are reaching back into history to try to understand why progress on racial equality has been so slow.
A long way from home
A University of Melbourne expert says many migrant workers from India's northeast are stuck in the COVID-19 lockdown. When they do get home, they face stigma.
The toxic spread of COVID-19 racism
Reports of COVID-19-related racism are on the rise worldwide; University of Melbourne experts say everyone has a role to bring communities together instead.
Voice. Treaty. Truth.
Indigenous relations in Australia have come a long way, but in NAIDOC Week 2019 a University of Melbourne expert says there is still an uncomfortable way to go.
Why the Netherlands is more split on ‘Black Pete’ than ever
Despite the national Dutch broadcaster announcing changes to Black Pete (Zwarte Piet), it remains a divisive issue there says a University of Melbourne expert.
Race, sport and media: Questioning the status quo
University of Melbourne sociologist Professor Karen Farquharson researches race, ethnicity and racism in media and sport - and its impact in modern Australia.
What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?
The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.
Footy, history and a changing Australia
Aussie Rules has the power to bring people together; but as University of Melbourne researchers discuss, it has also reflected the struggle for social change.
Challenging harmful ideologies in belief and practice
Philosopher Sally Haslanger on finding ways to combat harmful ideologies like racism and sexism that endure in human societies.