We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
It's only by talking openly about race that its ill effects, stereotypes, and assumptions will eventually go away.
30 Jul 2013 10:45 GMT
The Catholic Church cannot survive having more than one person who claims to be and is recognised as the pope.
23 Feb 2013 16:49 GMT
Unless our short- and long-term interests align, it's unlikely that we'll ever do anything about climate change.
20 Jan 2013 09:59 GMT | Environment, US & Canada, United States
Undecided voters have the power to re-elect Obama or to elevate Romney to the highest office in the land, writes Young.
Harvey Young | 01 Nov 2012 08:26 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, United States
We live in a society that rewards winners and encourages people to do whatever it takes to win, writes Young.
Harvey Young | 23 Oct 2012 11:34 GMT | US & Canada, France, United States
Barack Obama, to many, is not "as noticeably" or, perhaps, "meaningfully black as he once was", writes Young.
Harvey Young | 07 Sep 2012 04:55 GMT | US & Canada, United States
The movie 'The Help' recalls the painful reality and limited options faced by many African American women in the past.
Harvey Young | 23 Feb 2012 09:25 GMT | US & Canada, United States
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France