'Manifesto: On Never Giving Up' by Bernardine Evaristo

I embrace the term ‘Black writer’ but racism is rarely at the heart of my work

‘Most Black British novelists and poets are not writing directly about racism; they’re channelling their creativity into everything else that we people of the human race experience,’ writes Bernardine Evaristo in ‘Manifesto’

Who gets to be a ‘teen’ and a ‘good kid’?

Andray Domise: White youth accused of crimes are draped in the innocence of childhood. Why Black kids are offered no such empathy.

How to win friends and influence some prejudiced people

Opinion: Most people aren’t virulently prejudiced—and research suggests there are ways to help others find clarity around their soft bigotries

Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal and instability in gender and race

Sociologist Rogers Brubaker examines transgender and transracial differences

What it means to be brown

Journalist Kamal Al-Solaylee explores What Being Brown in the World Today Means (To Everyone)

Chris Rock’s Oscar choice: Defend Hollywood or make fun of it

One evening—awards night—could define if Chris Rock is really a rebel or as establishment as it gets

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ sledgehammer words on being black in America

Book review: Rising intellectual force Ta-Nehisi Coates writes a letter to his son in a searing polemic about the realities of black life in America

Rachel Dolezal and ‘The Human Stain’—only in reverse

Emma Teitel on the racially charged world and ‘faux black’ identity of Rachel Dolezal

Another Chris Alexander Heritage Minute

The Immigration Minister makes up some random fake history. Paul Wells corrects the record.

How Starbucks’ Race Together campaign is playing out

Care for a discussion about race with your latte? In Starbucks around America, the reaction hasn’t been quite as scornful

The truth about race, the police and Ferguson

Why changing the racial make-up of police forces won’t solve the dangers facing young black men in America

Editorial: Canada is leading the pack in mixed unions

Why we’re setting the global standard for multicultural acceptance and integration