Chris Crass

Are racism and sexism inevitable? Not according to activist and author Chris Crass. He'll speak about his involvement in the campaign for what he calls "collective liberation" on Friday, November 13, in Battle Creek. His appearance is sponsored by Kellogg Community College and it's Center for Diversity and Innovation.

Earlene McMichael

Note: Be advised some images and language might be offensive.

Justin David Brink of Kalamazoo has created a piece for next month’s ArtPrize to get people talking about race. It's part artwork, part social experiment. 

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Confronting Racism in West Michigan

Jun 5, 2014
Chris McCarus / Michigan Now

The effects of racism are often, but not always, plain to see. But the causes of racism can be a lot harder to pin down.

A recent program in the City of Holland tried to get at those causes, especially the “unconscious” ones, in a non-confrontational way.

Chris McCarus reports for Michigan Now.

In essay for Bridge, David Worthams says a blind eye was turned to the team owner's past racism