Racial Equality

How families talk with children about racism, bullying, and stress of a COVID-19 world is the center of the Black Lives Matter Children’s March taking place at 4:30 PM today from City Hall to Arlington Park.

The idea came after members of the Allies for Black Justice (ABJ) heard from parents at past rallies. Co-organizer Melissa, who didn’t want her last name used, said children are the future, and how they view these topics starts at home.

Employment racial disparity persists among minorities

Oct 22, 2018
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Things are looking good on the jobs front as unemployment rates have been on a national downswing. But, local experts say it’s not all good news. In Erie County, research shows, black and hispanic unemployment rates are higher than national averages.


WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the nation is divided. But as WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us, a local church is hoping that by looking back that we can move forward.  

Racial flashpoints across the United States this year have ignited debate about race and social equality in this country. WBFO Arts & Culture Desk producer Scott Sackett continues his series on the arts and social integration with a look at some of the most pressing social questions in America today, through the prism of Buffalo's Colored Musicians Club.


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A nationwide movement to fight racially-motivated violence and discrimination, promoted on social media as “Blackout America,” made its way to Buffalo on Saturday afternoon.