Richard Sudan is a journalist and writer specialising in anti-racism and has reported on various human rights issues from around the world. His writing has been published by The Guardian, Independent, The Voice and many others.
The recent deportation of Haitian asylum seekers exposes the racism and hypocrisy of the United States, which, like Europe, has welcomed Ukrainians fleeing war while criminalising non-white refugees seeking the same protections, writes Richard Sudan.
As we approach the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death, a moment which sparked international outcry against racist policing, we must take stock of the failures by US president to address the problem, writes Richard Sudan.
The United States was built by enslaved Africans, and it is now time to pay the descendants of those slave the reparations they are owed. This is the first step towards undoing past injustices and dismantling systemic racism, writes Richard Sudan.
One year after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, President Biden wants to start a "new chapter". But there has been an acute failure by the US government to tackle the attack's white supremacist roots, writes Richard Sudan.
With the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell underway, many have wondered how Epstein and Maxwell were able to avoid accountability for their crimes for so long, but the rich and powerful have always been untouchable, writes Richard Sudan.
While many celebrate the conviction of Ahmaud Arbery's killers and the exoneration of two men falsely convicted in Malcolm X's assassination as proof of progress, the US justice system is intrinsically shaped by white supremacy, writes Richard Sudan.
The trials of Rittenhouse and the McMichaels should have represented a watershed moment in US history, yet they simply reflect how the entire US system remains steeped in systemic racism with no serious drive to change, writes Richard Sudan.