We've rounded up ten of our favourite articles from guest contributors over the last 12 months.
Even without the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was a year of monumental stories that will shape the world in the years to come.
Award-winning writers, actors and creatives are coming together to mourn animals already lost to extinction.
The man died after being beaten by supermarket security on the eve of Brazil's annual Black Consciousness Day, sparking angry protests at Carrefour shops across the country.
Some commentators believe the violent activities of armed miltia groups is influencing the US election campaign. There have been a series of incidents connected with these groups, despite their lack of a connection to actual law enforcement.
Geography tells the stories of people and planet. But which stories are told - and who is chosen to tell them?
The Kentucky city has agreed to pay the black woman's family $12 million and reform police practices as part of a settlement.
21-year-old Willy Monteiro Duarte was brutally beaten to death after intervening in a fight to help a friend. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Italy’s interior minister attended the funeral.
“We don’t need more pain and division from a president set on advancing his campaign at the expense of our city,” Justin Blake, an uncle, said in a statement.
Dozens of protesters staged a "die-in" protest in central London on Sunday, against police brutality and anti-black racism.
It came during a third night of protests over the case of black man Jacob Blake, who was seen in a video being shot up to seven times at point-blank range by a white Kenosha police officer on Sunday.