The Global Roots of the Buffalo Shooting
White supremacists today are engaged in a global discussion, with violence part of the dialogue.
Ethnic Clashes in Cameroon Aren’t About Religion
There have long been tensions between Muslim Mbororo pastoralists and Christian groups, but the war between Anglophone secessionists and the government has enflamed them.
Why Do Caribbean Countries Want to Leave the Monarchy Now?
Of the 14 countries beyond the United Kingdom that retain Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, at least six in the Caribbean want out.
Why the World Isn’t Really United Against Russia
Global institutions have long relegated much of the world to second-class status.
What Happens When White People Become a Minority in America?
Other majority-minority societies offer positive examples—and cautionary tales.
Why Is Ethnic Discrimination Still Legal in Slovakia?
The country’s retroactive application of a World War II-era law disenfranchises people with German and Hungarian ancestry.
Don’t Blame Amharas for Ethiopia’s War
Peace efforts must address the group’s legitimate fears rather than casting them as the main obstacle to reconciliation.
7 Books on Black History and Foreign Policy Everyone Should Read
From the exploitation of Africans by the European colonial project to the American empire’s “long war on terror,” here are a few entry points.
How to Fix Big Tech’s Diversity Problem
Tech companies around the world could easily recruit more women and minorities if only they knew where to look.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Forgotten Foreign-Policy Vision
Commemorations of the civil rights icon often overlook his transnational conception of racial justice.
Kazakhstan’s Border With Russia Is Suddenly an Open Question Again
Moscow has long claimed parts of northern Kazakhstan. The country’s current turmoil makes those claims a lot more relevant—and troubling.
Ethiopia’s Breakup Doesn’t Have to Be Violent
A confederation of states must choose whether to follow the bloody path of the former Yugoslavia or the prosperous model of the European Union.
Colin Powell Showed Black Excellence Is Not Enough
As a young man, I admired him deeply. Today, I wrestle with my own desire for justice.
Long Live Comrade Gail
A tribute to Gail Omvedt, a white American sociologist who left Dalits in mourning.
Myanmar’s Opposition Is Forming Fragile Alliances With Armed Ethnic Groups
The National League for Democracy struggles with its history of oppressing its would-be allies.
The Racial Violence of Climate Change
It’s time to speak plainly about the deadly effects of global warming—and their unjust impact across racial lines.
Will More Ethnic Minority Organizations Join Myanmar’s Revolution?
The deposed civilian government’s bad relations with some groups undermine the unity of the anti-coup movement.
Did America’s Racial Awakening Reach IR Professors?
Nearly half of international relations scholars spent more time in class on race and racial justice—but with key demographic differences.