United Kingdom

'Racial backlash': Why Gypsy pupils are expelled in UK

More than two-thirds of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children experience discrimination in some aspect of their education.

Why are Gypsy children often expelled from UK schools?

United States

Support grows as activist Erica Garner fights for life

Artists, politicians and groups send messages of hope to anti-police brutality campaigner and daughter of Eric Garner.

Support grows for brain-damaged activist Erica Garner

The Far Right

Why is Israel keeping ties with Austria's far right?

Critics sound the alarm on Israeli drive to normalise push with far-right groups in Austria and elsewhere in Europe.

Israel to maintain ties with Austria's far-right FPO

Native Americans

Sioux leader calls Trump 'new face of US exploitation'

Former chairman of Standing Rock Sioux tribe says the US has a '200-year policy of exploiting Native American people'.

Sioux leader: Trump is the new face of US exploitation

United Kingdom

Are the UK's tabloids contributing to 'toxic hate'?

As report shows public faith in tabloids plummeting, activists seeks to hit newspapers where it hurts - in the budget.

Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'

UpFront

Debate: Is freedom of speech absolute?

Should so-called 'hate speech' be restricted, or would doing so threaten democracy?

Opinion

Is Moore's defeat in Alabama a cause for celebration?

Roy Moore, who wants the US to return to the days of slavery, won nearly half of the votes in the Alabama Senate race.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

UpFront

Is Europe's far right a threat to democracy?

We debate whether the rise of far-right movements is overblown, or if they mainstream neo-Nazis, racism and violence.

Greece

Lawyer punched by neo-Nazi renews support for migrants

Greece has seen a string of far-right attacks targeting political opponents and migrants in recent months.

Greek lawyer latest to be assaulted by far right

Black Lives Matter

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter

Recently released FBI and DHS documents reveal how the US government sees the movement as a potential threat.

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter

Opinion

The irony of Australia's constitutional crisis

As an absurd citizenship crisis rages on in the Australian Parliament, First Nations people and refugees see the irony.

Ann Deslandes

by Ann Deslandes

Ann Deslandes

Opinion

Don't be quick to celebrate the hijab-wearing Barbie

For-profit corporations are not in the business of disrupting racial hierarchies.

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

US & Canada

Guns 'key' to African American equality: NAAGA

Al Jazeera talks to Douglas Jefferson, vice president of the National African American Gun Association, on gun control.

Guns 'key' to African American equality: NAAGA

Sport

No 'R-word': US groups call to drop NFL team name

Civil rights groups are calling on broadcasters not to use 'derogatory' Washington NFL team's name on Thanksgiving Day.

No 'R-word': US groups call to drop NFL team name

The Far Right

'Don't feel safe': US students to counter neo-Nazis

Students will counterprotest a rally by neo-Nazis at the University of North Florida on Monday.

Florida university students to counter neo-Nazi rally