Racial Attitudes

  • AUDIO: DJC poll shows improvements, wide gaps among races

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio   Attitudes about race have been improving in southeast Michigan, but there are still…

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  • Cooperation And Conflict: Changing relationships between Detroit’s African American and Jewish communities

    By Robin Schwartz | The Jewish News Riots, looting and destruction in Detroit (in 1943 and 1967), jobs, housing and…

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  • Metro Detroit racial divide is widest over police

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine While black and white metro Detroiters are finding common ground on racial progress, there…

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  • DJC Poll: Black and white optimism on Detroit-area race relations

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine Though their sprawling region had long wrestled with segregation, and racial violence has dominated…

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  • Real talk about race

    By Chastity Pratt Dawsey | Bridge Magazine It’s not easy to talk about race in America. Even in this post-Obama…

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  • Arabs and African Americans: A complicated relationship between solidarity and bigotry

    By Ali Harb | Arab American News DETROIT — Arabs and African Americans appear to have a common struggle against…

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  • Wait…there’s an NAACP in the Grosse Pointes? Seriously?

    By Keith A. Owens | Michigan Chronicle Greg Bowens, the newly elected president of the newly created Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods…

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  • Activists, academics, and authors on racial attitudes

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio A presidential commission blamed white America for the racial uprisings and riots of the…

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  • AUDIO: White people find it hard to talk about race

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio A Washington Post-ABC News poll shows the majority of Americans think race relations are…

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  • Claire Nelson, Consul General of the Urban Consulate in Detroit, Philadelphia, and New Orleans. LESTER GRAHAM / MICHIGAN RADIO

    Progressive white people confronting racial divide

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Racial tensions are growing as the perceptions and evidence of racial inequality are growing.…

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