March 28, 2022
The Bentley Historical Library has launched a long-term project dedicated to highlighting the history of African Americans at U-M. The centerpiece is a database lof every African American student enrolled between 1853-1956.
July 21, 2021
Deaths from all causes combined increased dramatically early in the COVID-19 pandemic for certain U.S. demographic groups — particularly Black and Hispanic people, according to U-M research.
October 21, 2020
Black patients and people with type 2 diabetes or kidney disease and living in high-population density areas are associated with higher risk for COVID-19 hospitalization, a new U-M study shows.
June 5, 2020
U-M students, faculty and staff gathered for a virtual town hall during which panelists discussed how individuals and the university as a whole can combat structural racism.
November 5, 2019
Suicide deaths among African-American men have risen dramatically during the last 20 years, and racial discrimination may be a contributing factor in many cases.
February 26, 2019
African-American teens blame systemic racism for the academic achievement gap between blacks and whites, a belief that was shaped by their parents and other factors, a new U-M study found.
April 17, 2017
The Bentley Historical Library is working to uncover and collect the names and life stories of all the African-American students who attended U-M from its founding to the Black Action Movement in 1970.