October 11, 2021
Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Soledad O’Brien said COVID-19 and racial injustice are “twin plagues,” with the pandemic magnifying longstanding inequalities that need to be confronted.
June 9, 2021
In a campus message, President Mark Schlissel acknowledged the pain and suffering stemming from the violence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and condemned threats, intimidation, hateful speech and vandalism.
May 19, 2021
U-M leadership, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students will gather again June 4 to reflect on the progress that has been made and the many problems that still plague the world related to racism, violence, and inequality.
December 7, 2020
“Where Do We Go From Here?” is the theme of U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium. The annual keynote memorial lecture will take place virtually at 10 a.m. Jan. 18.
October 28, 2020
The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine confirms that a growing number of demonstrators taking to the streets against police brutality and racism are teenagers.
October 20, 2020
U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.
October 1, 2020
More than $260,000 total will be awarded to six action-based research projects as part of the inaugural “Confronting and Combating Racism” grants.
July 28, 2020
Poverty Solutions and the Center for Social Solutions have announced a faculty grants competition to pursue action-based research aimed at ending systemic and institutional racism.
June 16, 2020
U-M faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn campuses and Michigan Medicine are being offered a free Anti-Racism Primer to help push through discomfort and fear.
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.