Racism

US gym fires staff after racial profiling accusations

LA fitness fired staff and apologised after two black men were told to leave despite having memberships.

LA Fitness apologises after racial profiling accusations

The Far Right

Anxiety high in US town as neo-Nazis plan to rally

The National Socialist Movement is one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US.

US: Georgia town of Newnan braces for neo-Nazi rally

Civil Rights

Starbucks discrimination 'a sign of America's cultural war'

Recent arrest of two black men at coffee shop highlights deeply-embedded racism against African Americans, analysts say.

Starbucks discrimination 'a sign of America's cultural war'

The Far Right

Neo-Nazi 'Tyrone' exposed as US marine

Michael Chesny appears to have posted 1,000 messages in white supremacist chat room in lead up to deadly Virginia rally.

Neo-Nazi 'Tyrone' exposed as US marine

US & Canada

Charlottesville: Trial of anti-racist protester delayed

Charlottesville organisers pledge support of African Americans on trial for 'self-defence' at white nationalist rally.

Charlottesville: Anti-racist activist Corey Long's trial delayed

Opinion

Why American lives matter most

America's racism and narcissism is the reason why its foreign affairs are a mere projection of its domestic ills.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

US & Canada

A look at the riots following MLK's assassination

Al Jazeera met a couple who witnessed the violence in Washington, DC, after Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated in 1968.

Opinion

In the face of violence: Children and hate crimes in India

Hate crimes are hurting India's children - it's time to protect future generations and break the cycle of violence.

Amiti Varma

by Amiti Varma
- Arijit Sen

Amiti Varma

Racism

Remembering Martin Luther King

Tributes paid to Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights leader.

Remembering Martin Luther King

United States

Thousands gather in Memphis to honour MLK

At the Lorraine Motel, where the civil rights leader was assassinated on April 4, 1968, thousands gathered to honour his work, and their own activism.

United States

Youth live out MLK's legacy 50 years after his death

A new generation of young people are embracing Martin Luther King Jr's message as they lead movements throughout the US.

50 years after MLK's death: The youth are living out his legacy

Fault Lines

This is Antifa: Behind the mask of the US anti-fascist movement

Behind the scenes with Antifa, Fault Lines explores the rise of hate speech and political violence in the Trump era.

Racism

Kennedy's landmark speech on MLK's death remembered

The US House of Representatives has voted to make the site of that speech a national landmark. Last week, his words were commemorated on a plaque on that site as a reminder of how far the US has come, and how far it has yet to go.

Opinion

Martin Luther King and the battles that outlived him

50 years on, the three evils MLK talked about -racism, militarism and economic exploitation - still plagues the US.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

South Africa

South Africa activist Winnie Mandela dies

Uncompromising opponent of apartheid maintained ties with Nelson Mandela despite their divorce in 1996.