We should try to understand the reasons for the violence against foreigners, but we must never sweep it under the carpet, writes Martin Schäfer.
High level clouds. Mild.
Biden, who polls favorably among African-Americans, told the congregation that "the domestic terrorism of white supremacy" still exists in the US.
St John's College at Oxford University will pay a postdoctoral researcher around R1.2 million over two years to see what role it played in British colonialism, and it credits South African activism for the growing need to do so.
The Democratic governor has faced widespread condemnation for his seeming appearance in a "racist and offensive" blackface costume in a 1984 college yearbook.
Victim blaming is all the rage. Just ask Kanye West, who has decided that slavery of African Americans might have been their choice, writes Howard Feldman.
When Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the UN, delivered her powerful Nelson Mandela Foundation lecture in Cape Town last Saturday, she highlighted the disproportionate suffering of the female half of humanity.
Why do we see so few sites of memory erected for slaves and their descendants in South Africa, asks Eleanor du Plooy.
The family of the chief judge who presided over the Supreme Court 160 years ago have apologised to the family of a slave who tried to sue for his freedom.
A Pakistani woman is trying to change the practice of giving away a daughter or a landlord who just takes the prettiest one to pay the price for a never-ending debt.
The museum's first display spares little: a naked slave kneels with her hands tied, right shoulder freshly branded with her owner's mark by a white man with sleeves rolled to his biceps.
China’s looming Venezuelan disaster has sparked a re-assessment of profligate lending into other politically unstable geographies, particularly Africa, where President Xi recently committed to lend a further $60bn.
August marks 400 years since the first African slave arrived in the Americas, but in reality the slave trade hasn't stopped: The UN estimates 40 million are trapped in it across the world. Claudia was one of them.
Pastor Jay Speights recently learned that he was descended from the 9th King of Allada, in Benin.
US rapper Kanye West has finally apologised publically for his “Slavery was a choice” comment he made a few months ago.
When will Kanye understand that freedom of speech does not mean you’re free from the consequences of saying whatever you want?
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) first documented in April how migrants were being sold as slaves in Libya. After footage was recently aired by CNN, the international community has come out in numbers to denounce the practice. Watch.
African migrants trying to reach Europe are being sold into slavery in Libya, including for sex, for as little as $200, a report says.
New HUD Secretary Ben Carson says some immigrants 'came here on the bottom of slave ships,' comparing slavery to immigration.
An exhibit on South Africa's history of slavery helps a new generation understand their heritage.
Thirteen Mauritanian anti-slavery campaigners who are on trial for "rebellion and use of violence" told a court on Monday they had been tortured in custody, their lawyer said.
Judges and prosecutors from around the world are pledging to crack down on human trafficking and help victims of modern-day slavery.
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