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Criminal Background, Arrest and Conviction Record and Fair Housing

This article was originally published in our Spring 2014 Newsletter. The United States Department of Justice advises that more than 650,000 ex-offenders are released from prison every year1, and social scientists and legal scholars now estimate up to 65,000,000 people are … Continue reading

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RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit Coming to U of M in February, 2013

The University of Michigan will be hosting the “RACE: Are We So Different” traveling exhibit  (a project of the American Anthropological Association) at the Museum of Natural History from 2/8/2013 – 5/27/2013. In February of 2012, the Museum of Natural History … Continue reading

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FHC book groups read Them by Nathan McCall, June 2012

FHC book groups read Them by Nathan McCall. Them captures the dynamics of class and race in today’s urban integrated communities. June 26 Ann Arbor, June 27 Lansing. Pick up your book soon and join us! Brown bag lunch discussions.

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Alexander: Prisoners Must Be Counted When Looking at U.S. Segregation

Michelle Alexander, author of the The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness [this month’s FHC book group choice], recently wrote a piece on Time.com titled “The Myth of Desegregation: A recent study claims segregation has hit the … Continue reading

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission Forming in Metro Detroit

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to Establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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