April 12, 2021


  1. December 7, 2020

    Virtual MLK Symposium asks ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

    “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. 

  2. October 28, 2020

    Mott Poll: More teens participating in protests against racism

    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.

  3. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    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.

  4. October 1, 2020

    More than $260K awarded for research on confronting, combating racism

    More than $260,000 total will be awarded to six action-based research projects as part of the inaugural “Confronting and Combating Racism” grants.

  5. July 28, 2020

    New funding opportunity aids research to combat racism

    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.

  6. June 16, 2020

    Faculty, staff offered free Anti-Racism Primer

    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.

  7. June 5, 2020

    Town hall panelists explore ways to fight structural racism

    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.

  8. June 2, 2020

    University to host virtual town hall on racism

    Combating racism through daily activities, relationships and challenging conversations will be the focus of a virtual town hall meeting set for noon June 5.

  9. June 2, 2020

    President Schlissel issues COVID-19 update; decries ‘pestilence of racism’

    The coronavirus situation is gradually improving but the “persistent and appalling pestilence of racism” continues across the nation, President Mark Schlissel said in a pair of emails to the U-M community.

  10. February 26, 2019

    Black youths believe inequality creates racial academic achievement gaps

    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.