Representation matters, but at the same time Hollywood's publicity machine repeatedly and perhaps cynically courts controversy for cash.
The election campaign is over, but the effects of racist campaigning roll on in Melbourne's western suburbs and beyond.
By embracing Pauline Hanson and her party, the Nationals have turned their backs on the best part of their legacy and are openly enabling racism and the growing threat of white supremacism.
Like Australia, New Zealand does not have distinct hate crime laws. After last week's terrorist attack, is this enough?
The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.
A white supremacist killer has again shown us the violent hatred that lurks inside us. Don’t turn away without acknowledging it.
The Kerri-Anne Kennerley v Yumi Stynes stoush has highlighted something Australian media is obsessed with: when you can and can't call something "racist".
When can you call a person "racist"? And what stops news outlets and politicians from doing it even in the more obvious cases?
A new survey has found compelling evidence of how racism, homophobia and classism feed broader views of violence against women.
How to cover racism is an ongoing question for journalists, and is especially pertinent for the ABC following its Victorian election coverage.