Community College Focused on Eradicating Institutional Racism

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WKKF reports, “In Battle Creek, Michigan, where 31 percent of people of color live in poverty – compared to 15 percent of whites – and the infant mortality rate among African-Americans is nearly double that of their white peers, the local community college decided to tackle the sticky issue of race head on.

Kellogg Community College Center for Diversity and Innovation (KCCCDI), in 2015, started partnering with local and national organizations to host community forums, encouraging people from different races and socio-economic backgrounds – including business and community leaders, educators and city officials – to discuss racism and race relations in their communities."


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