Black Lives Matter

US: Noose found in African American museum

Police to investigate placement of rope meant to represent 'deplorable' and 'coward' lynching of African Americans.

US: Noose found in African American Smithsonian museum

US & Canada

No charges over US police killing of black man

White officers cleared of federal charges over killing of Alton Sterling; case handed to Louisiana state investigators.

Human Rights

US police backtrack on account of teenage boy's death

Police in the US state of Texas admit that their initial account of the killing of an unarmed boy was inaccurate.

Texas police shoot dead 15-year-old African American

Racism

'Fearless' anti-racism campaigner Darcus Howe dies

Civil rights activist who campaigned for more than 50 years has died at the age of 74.

Anti-racism campaigner Darcus Howe dies aged 74

Opinion

Why are some black Africans considered white Americans?

Sudanese Americans do not fit neatly into the existing racial classifications of the American society.

Hind Makki

by Hind Makki

Hind Makki

Europe

Justice for Theo: 'Police abuse is an everyday thing'

Activists speak of discrimination and abuse by police, as protests continue after rape of black man in Paris suburb.

Justice for Theo: 'Police abuse is an everyday thing'

Opinion

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

In an ideal world, Black History Month wouldn't be necessary. But we don't live in one.

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Opinion

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

Why Obama did not do enough for Black Lives Matter.

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Human Rights

Killed by the police: A mother on her son's death

Sandra Harris speaks out about the police killing of her 22-year-old son in February 2016.

Will killings by police rise in Trump's America?

Human Rights

Mistrial in South Carolina police killing of black man

Prosecutors plan to retry police officer Michael Slager, who is also facing civil charges over Walter Scott's killing.

Mistrial in South Carolina police killing of black man

Human Rights

After Charlotte: A community striving to heal and unite

Civic engagement campaigns in North Carolina brings race and police brutality to the forefront of discourse.

After Charlotte: A community striving to heal and unite

Fault Lines

The Lives of Black Women

Fault Lines explores the lesser-known stories of black women who have fallen victim to police violence in the US.

Human Rights

San Diego police leader apologises for 'dark history'

Comments about historical mistreatment of minorities come as police shootings of black men roil communities across US.

San Diego police leader apologises for 'dark' history

Fault Lines

The Taser Cases

As US police increase the use of tasers, we find out how the "less lethal" weapons have been linked to injury and death.

United States

Luke Cage: How a black boy became a superhero

As an African American boy growing up in The Projects, discovering positive black characters helped to save my life.

Luke Cage: How a black boy became a superhero