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Lawmakers Step In On School Mascot Issue

Nov 13, 2017
Michigan Capitol
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Democrats in Lansing want to make schools get rid of mascots that may be considered racially insensitive. 


Classroom
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Michigan needs to create more opportunities for kids of color.  That’s according to advocates after a new report was released Tuesday.  The report shows that African-American kids in Michigan fare worse in areas like education than in any other state.


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Thousands of students gathered at the University of Michigan's Diag for a rally and march to protest white supremacy.
 


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Looking to have what they call an “honest discussion” about racial inequality in Michigan, the Michigan League for Public Policy held its annual forum Monday. 


Interfaith Council
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Local faith leaders held a forum on creating better relationships between police and Washtenaw County residents.


Ann Arbor District Library
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The city of Ann Arbor will host its last Sustainable Forum of the season this evening, and they will discuss what our county may look like in the year 2040.