Today is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Understanding the conditions and dynamics of discrimination, repression, marginalization, inequity, injustice, state violence, exclusion and racism is an important part of PRIO's mission to conduct research for a more peaceful world.
You can browse a curated collection of PRIO's research on racism and discrimination here. You can hear PRIO researchers Christian Davenport and Scott Gates discuss racial discrimination and positive peace on PRIO's Peace in a Pod podcast. You can also read the text of the 2011 PRIO Annual Peace Address, delivered by US civil rights leader John Lewis.