After the Capitol Hill mob attack, divisions in the US have been more apparent than ever. Here's a closer look at three crucial periods in US history where political polarisation was at its worst.
A study by the World Bank shows Afro-Uruguayans are victims of racism, are being excluded and earn much less than the rest of the country.
Rijksmuseum, the national museum of arts and history of the Netherlands, will stage a major exhibition facing up to the subject of slavery in the country by presenting ten human stories from centuries of colonialism.
The study comes in the wake of media and campaigner reports that online fashion firm Boohoo's suppliers underpaid garment workers in Leicester, central England, and failed to protect them from Covid-19. Boohoo last week said it was investigating.
A British royal history professor David Starkey quit his honorary position at Cambridge University after this controversial remarks created an uproar in Britain.
The measure passes with a 91-23 majority vote in the House of Representatives, triggering cheers in the Senate gallery. A few hours later, the Senate voted 37-14 for the bill.
As anti-racism protests resonate across the world after the unarmed black man George Floyd was killed in police custody in Minneapolis, we take a look at the monuments knocked down in the US:
The anthem, believed to have been written by a slave in the mid-19th century, became a mainstay with English rugby fans in the 1980s, with its lyrics displayed all around Twickenham Stadium.
Australian PM Scott Morrison makes rare apology after comments to a local radio that "there was no slavery in Australia," sparking criticism.
Statues celebrating 'icons' who helped create a racist system, perpetuate the racist system.
Slave ships' arrival 400 years ago marks the beginning of a dark period of US history: 250 years of slavery followed by a long period of racial segregation, the repercussions of which are still felt in American society.
Nike pulled the Air Max 1 USA shoe, which included a Revolutionary-era US flag with 13 white stars in a circle on the heel, after activist Colin Kaepernick said the flag would be offensive because of its connection to an era of slavery.
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