September 13, 2021
How the Movement for Black Lives Can Help Myanmar Activists
By Eraldo Souza dos Santos
As Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
August 11, 2020
What a Blackface Photo Says About South Korea’s Racism Problem
By Tae-jun Kang
The image of high schoolers in blackface -- and the backlash -- speaks to a growing consciousness toward racism in South Korea.
July 21, 2020
The Political Activism of K-pop Stans
By Layne Vandenberg
K-pop fans are making waves with activism both within the K-pop music industry and in global politics.
June 30, 2020
With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line
By Jo Kim
Beijing’s propaganda use of the anti-racism movement risks backfiring.
June 18, 2020
How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home
By Alireza Ahmadi
American empire and wars in the Far East contributed to the militarization of the U.S. police force.
June 16, 2020
Addressing Race in India and Abroad: Colorism, Surveillance, and Reckoning With Police Impunity
By Bansari Kamdar
Indians abroad are weighing in whether to attend the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S.
June 11, 2020
South Korea Shows Bipartisan Support for US Anti-Racism Protests
By Kyle Ferrier
Major newspapers from across South Korea's political divide have found common ground on the U.S. demonstrations after George Floyd's murder.
June 11, 2020
Sri Lanka Cracks Down on Black Lives Matter Solidarity Protest
By Kalani Kumarasinghe
A protest against police brutality in the U.S. is met with police brutality in Colombo.
June 08, 2020
Japan Holds Anti-Racism Rally, Protesting Homegrown Police Brutality in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter
By Thisanka Siripala
Excessive force and unjust questioning against minorities are some of the issues raised by protesters in Tokyo.
June 04, 2020
Trump’s Handling of the US Protests Plays Right Into China’s Hands
By Shannon Tiezzi
Sending out “heavily armed” forces against angry protesters is exactly what China would do -- and is doing in Hong Kong.