The Far Right

Far-right groups, Antifa face-off in Portland

President Donald Trump says far-right rally being closely monitored amid fears of clashes with counter-demonstrators.

Far-right rally, counterprotests face off in US city of Portland

Sport

Twitter to discuss racism with UK sports NGO after Abraham abuse

Kick It Out says it rang the alarm bell after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was subjected to racist abuse online.

Twitter to discuss racism with UK sports NGO after Abraham abuse

Opinion

Killer narratives: The real culprit of mass shootings in the US

Mass violence is not the product of religion or culture. It is born of narratives of insecurity.

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

by Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

United States

US athletes face penalty for podium protests at Pan Am Games

Gold medalists Imboden and Berry could be penalised for kneeling and raising fist during medal ceremonies in Peru.

US athletes face penalty for podium protests at Pan Am Games

Opinion

Racism and narcissism: America's original sin

The racist, narcissistic behaviour that characterises the Trump administration has its roots in US colonial history.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

REWIND

Michael Brown: The Death that Shook Ferguson

The police shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked unrest and national debate about systemic racism.

Opinion

Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die

Racism, corruption and arms proliferation are fuelling America's mass shooting epidemic.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

United States

Why Trump's America is more divided than ever

The sorting of Republicans and Democrats along racial, ethnic and religious lines fuels toxic partisanship in the US.

People & Power

Divided Under Trump: The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy.

US & Canada

Outrage in US as photo shows police leading black man by a rope

Critics demand dismissal of officers involved in 'racist' incident saying Texas police chief's apology was inadequate.

Outrage in US as photo shows police leading black man by a rope

Opinion

Israel fears a visit by Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

While officially welcoming them, the Israeli authorities are trying to block the two congresswomen from entering Israel.

Yoav Litvin

by Yoav Litvin

Yoav Litvin

Black Lives Matter

US judge recommends sacking officer over death of Eric Garner

White officer Daniel Pantaleo was suspended without pay for 30 days over death of unarmed black man, Garner, in 2014.

US judge recommends sacking officer over death of Eric Garner

US Elections 2020

The Disunited States: How partisan politics is polarising the US

Unquestioning party allegiances and growing division between Democrats and Republicans may threaten American democracy.

Racism

US: Black Virginia politicians boycott Trump's Jamestown visit

Caucus says Trump's 'repeated attacks on black legislators, communities makes him ill-suited to honour' democracy event.

US: Black Virginia politicians boycott Trump's Jamestown visit

United States

Outrage as Trump brands mostly black Baltimore 'infested mess'

US president's outburst came in a series of sharply worded tweets aimed at Elijah Cummings - a high-profile critic.

Outrage as Trump brands mostly black Baltimore 'infested mess'