race and ethnicity

Culture

Here's why you should care if you don't have any black friends

The conversation about events in Ferguson involves race, but maybe not in the way you think. While a new study showed that most white Americans don't have non-white friends, many people say it shouldn't be taken as an indicator of personal racism but rather large-scale issues that deserve the real attention.

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Global Politics

Rastamouse upsets some people

The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?

Conflict & Justice

West Bank 'Day of Rage'

The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.

Conflict & Justice

African-American comic strips

Cartoonist Darrin Bell talks to Faith about an event he's organizing to bring attention to the scarcity of black cartoonists in newspapers and the de facto quota system editors employ on comics pages.

Conflict & Justice

Mat Johnson

Award-winning novelist Mat Johnson talks about his new graphic novel Incognegro, which tells the story of a light-skinned black man who goes undercover among southern whites to investigate lynchings.

Conflict & Justice

Sean Johnson

Faith talks to Sean Johnson, an executive producer at BET J, a sister network to Black Entertainment Television, about the network's television portrayals of modern gay and lesbian life.

Conflict & Justice

Mat Johnson

Award-winning novelist Mat Johnson talks about his new graphic novel Incognegro, which tells the story of a light-skinned black man who goes undercover among southern whites to investigate lynchings.