Racial Bias

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said that America's most segregated hour was 11 o'clock on a Sunday morning, for Christian church services. A local and nationwide effort is trying to bridge that racial gap.

Sharpton calls for judicial reforms during Buffalo speech

Jun 11, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Longtime civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton called for reforms in the judicial system while presenting the keynote address Thursday at the National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts Conference, being hosted through Saturday in downtown Buffalo.


A new study from the University of Houston finds news media may influence racial bias.