Opinion

How Israel's lobbyists occupied Mandela's legacy

Attempts by Israel's advocates to portray my grandfather as a liberal pacifist is a distortion of his legacy.

Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela

by Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela

Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela

Opinion

Woodrow Wilson's racist legacy and decolonising modern sanctions

Wilson was not only an avowed racist, but also an architect of a sanctions regime that continues to kill to this day.

Eva Nanopoulos

by Eva Nanopoulos

Eva Nanopoulos

Turkey

Turkey turning Hagia Sophia back into mosque divides social media

Social media users express both approval and disappointment over decision to change UNESCO World Heritage Site's status.

Turkey turning Hagia Sophia back into mosque divides social media

Opinion

Thou shall not erase me

For too long, we have remembered alone when it should have been an obligation for everyone to remember in common.

Nabil Echchaibi

by Nabil Echchaibi

Nabil Echchaibi

Witness

Ashes to Ashes: US Lynchings and a Story of Survival

Winfred Rembert, a survivor of a lynching attempt, befriends fellow artist on a mission to memorialise forgotten names.

Witness

Old South: Battling Legacies of Racism and Segregation in the US

Divides in the historically segregated city of Athens, Georgia deepen when a Confederate-flag-flying fraternity arrives.

The Stream

Is it time to say goodbye to the world's monuments?

Statues of historical figures with brutal pasts are increasingly falling out of favour in many societies.

Is it time to say goodbye to the world's monuments?

The Listening Post

Monuments of history or bigotry? The politics of statues

Should historic statues remain standing even if they celebrate racism? Plus, the man behind Rwanda's hate media.

Portugal

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Historians and archaeologists are showing just how integral Islam is to the country's identity.

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Belgium

Who was Leopold II, why did Belgium's Antwerp remove his statue?

Belgium's 19th-century king becomes the symbol of the country's anti-racist movement due to his brutal colonial past.

Albania

Holding onto Hoxha: Guarding the last statue of communist Albania

In the basement of an old museum in a village in Albania, a 78-year-old woman protects the last remnant of a dictator.

Holding onto Hoxha: Guarding the last statue of communist Albania

Opinion

Victory Day and Russia's war cult

Why is the Kremlin so obsessed with World War II?

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

United Kingdom

In 2001, a British-Chinese protest against virus-related racism

Foot-and-mouth was unfairly blamed on China and fuelled hatred in the UK, prompting a diaspora resistance movement.

In 2001, a British-Chinese protest against virus-related racism

Witness

Genesis 2.0: The Hunt for the Woolly Mammoth

Mammoths generate multimillion-dollar businesses as scientists race to bring the extinct species back to life.

Aviation

Remembering the first woman to fly solo around the world

Most people have never heard the name Jerrie Mock, but the Ohio housewife was a world record setter and my grandmother.

Remembering the first woman to fly solo around the world