A prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt at the entrance of The American Museum of Natural History will be removed after years of criticism that it symbolizes colonial subjugation and racial discrimination.
By Associated Press
Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza in part was inspired by global protests against racial injustice and colonial-era wrongs unleashed by George Floyd's death in the U.S. at the knee of a white policeman.
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
Spain's enduring hold over the territory that is now New Mexico made it unlike other areas in the Southwest and opened the door for memorializing the Spanish influence.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
As Belgium marked the 60th anniversary of the end of its colonial rule in Congo, King Philippe's words had resounding significance since none of his predecessors went so far as to convey remorse.
By Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
Protests over the killing of George Floyd have struck a global chord. Across the African continent, they have sparked not only demonstrations, but also a new examination of the roles of race, colonialism and exploitation through the centuries. The reputation…
Japan and South Korea, the two most important U.S. allies in northeast Asia, are engaged in an increasingly grave feud. Relations between the two countries took a confrontational turn earlier this summer when Japan announced it would limit exports to…
By Levi Gahman and Gabrielle Thongs, The Conversation
The Caribbean is facing its second deadly hurricane in as many weeks. The region's extreme vulnerability to disaster also reflects entrenched inequality.
A “Wind Sculpture” by visual artist Yinka Shonibare MBE was recently installed in front of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. It’s the seventh in Shonibare's series of vibrantly colored and patterned public artworks that are made…
Comedian Hari Kondabolu has made a name for himself by speaking honestly -- and humorously -- about race. Kondabolu sits down Hari Sreenivasan at the Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss why colonialism can be a ripe subject for humor, and…
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