race relations

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Early on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Siena College Research Institute released the findings of their poll examining race issues in New York State. Most respondents had a negative view of race relations across the state.

The King Center

As the nation marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a Siena College Research Institute poll suggests fewer New Yorkers have a positive outlook on race relations than just a few years ago.


Police, race and religion discussed at ECC forum

Feb 2, 2017
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Erie Community College's city campus played host Wednesday to a forum known as "Pulled Over," during which participants discussed how to educated one's self on their rights in relation to police encounters. They were also advised on what to do, and what not to do, in the event an officer initiates a traffic stop for some other business.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

Race relations in America have improved, but they aren't always good. This assessment was provided by Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree, who spoke Thursday at the University at Buffalo.