racism

Talk About: Race and Racism | PBS KIDS

Oct 8, 2020
Talk About: Race and Racism Special
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Fri., Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. & 8 p.m. on WKAR PBS KIDS 24/7 | The half-hour program will feature authentic conversations between real children and their parents.

Phil Hart earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in sociology in 1970 and 1974 respectively from MSU’s College of Social Science. Hart has dedicated his career to studying race in America through the lenses of sociology, urban planning, and social justice. He's authored more than 100 books and articles on race in America and has served as a leader both on campus and around the country on race-related initiatives.


The interim superintendent of schools in Grand Ledge says he thinks the importance of public schools has never been as pronounced as it is right now.


Aired Fri. Jun. 5 | WATCH HERE NOW | As the United States grapples with widespread unrest after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, our fraught national relationship with race is again in the spotlight. How can we move forward from this moment?

The Talk - Race in America | PBS Special

Jun 8, 2020

Aired Fri., Jun. 5  WATCH NOW HERE  | PBS and WKAR present the documentary,  The Talk - Race in America, in the wake of George Floyd's murder on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country.

Policing the Police | Frontline

Jun 4, 2020

Wed., Jun. 10 at 9:00pm on WKAR World 23.2 & STREAMING NOW | A rare look inside a troubled police department being forced to reform.

Dianne Byrum and Samuel Stanley photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

The president of Michigan State University says several racially-charged incidents have produced what he calls “a very difficult week.”


Marysville, Michigan
Facebook page of City of Marysville, Michigan

A city council candidate in Michigan who said last week that she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible" withdrew from the council race on Monday.

Marysville, Michigan
Facebook page of City of Marysville, Michigan

A city council candidate in Michigan shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."

University of Michigan
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Police at the University of Michigan are investigating after a noose was found at University Hospital in Ann Arbor.

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