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

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

Fault Lines

Confidential: Surveilling Black Lives Matter

Fault Lines investigates the scope and impact of police and FBI surveillance of black activists in the US.

Racism

Hate crimes rise for second straight year in the US

Hate crime incidents go up to 6,121 during 2016 compared to 5,850 incidents reported the previous year, FBI says.

Hate crimes rose by nearly 5 percent in 2016: FBI

Racism

Colin Kaepernick named GQ 'Citizen of the Year'

GQ honours NFL quarterback who sparked debate over race-based police brutality by kneeling during US national anthem.

Colin Kaepernick named GQ 'Citizen of the Year'

Opinion

Are South Africa's anti-corruption crusaders racist?

Racism has crept into the debates over government corruption in South Africa.

Sisonke Msimang

by Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang

Far Right

Canadians to march 'against hate and racism' in Quebec

More than 160 community groups join protest aimed at denouncing the rise of far-right groups in the Canadian province.

Canadians to march 'against hate and racism' in Quebec

Racism

US Marine trainer guilty of abusing Muslim recruits

Gunnery Sergeant Joseph Felix physically and verbally abused three Muslim men during military training, jury finds.

US Marine trainer guilty of abusing Muslim recruits

Black Lives Matter

US police officer cleared in Freddie Gray case

Baltimore officer who drove police van in which Freddie Gray was found fatally hurt cleared of 21 administrative charges

Caesar Goodson Jr found not guilty in Freddie Gray case

UAE

NYU faculty ends ties with UAE over sectarianism claims

Professors Arang Keshavarzian and Mohamad Bazzi believe they were denied security clearance because of their Shia roots.

NYU faculty ends ties with UAE over sectarianism claims

Racism

US: 'St Louis is the new Selma'

Police have arrested hundreds in protests over the acquittal of a white officer who killed an unarmed black man.

St Louis protests: 'The new Selma'

Islamophobia

'He made monkey noises': UK Muslims recount hate crimes

Tell MAMA, UK hate crime monitor, says ethnic minority Muslim women are most often victims of hate crimes by white men.

Tell MAMA: Most Islamophobic attackers are white men

Racism

Killed by hate: Victims of America's far-right violence

Al Jazeera breaks down the deadly attacks attributed to the rise in far-right violence in the United States.

Killed by hate: Victims of America's far-right violence

Opinion

The 'othering' of Jagmeet Singh

Canada's first visible-minority party leader is being defined by the turban he wears, not the passport he carries.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica