NYCRC works to encourage people and institutions to take affirmative steps to achieve an integrated society. We do this in part by rele asing reports that evaluate the state of integration and diversity among particular industries and organizations.
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Special Report: “Mayor Bloomberg and Civil rights: Assessment of the First Year” (February 2003)
NYCRC has issued a report highly critical of Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s record to date on race relations and civil rights. Our evaluative report, written by executive director Michael Meyers, is available for download here.
News Talk AM Radio: All White, All the Time: A Report on the Paucity of Non-White Hosts on Talk Radio (2000)
Blacks, Latinos, and Asians are virtually excluded from AM NewsTalk Radio as talk show hosts; that’s the conclusion reached by the New York Civil Rights Coalition from this study, released in 2000, of AM radio stations in the New York metropolitan area.
News Talk AM Radio in the New York City Metropolitan Market: Virtually All White, All the Time (2001)
For the second consecutive year, New York’s AM radio stations with news talk formats have employed very few if any non-whites as talk show hosts. That’s the findings gleaned from our survey of the four AM “news talk” radio stations, WABC Radio; WEVD; WNYC; and WOR, conducted in August 2001, which updates and reiterates our findings from the previous year of the same radio stations.
Racial Paternalism/Separatism in Higher Education: Report (2002)
Noble statements for bringing to campus a diverse population are contradicted by on-campus segregation that is college-sponsored in housing, counseling, orientation, and academic offerings. Research indicates that the colleges are strongly committed to ethnic separatism/pluralism rather than to the melting pot, integration model of education students.
Deflecting Blame: Dissenting Report of Mayor Giuliani’s Task Force on Police-Community Relations (1998)
The Dissenting Report informs and gives focus to the Task Force Majority’s final report, but goes further in advocating critical, fundamental changes in NYPD—proposals rejected or not considered by the Majority, which would have established significant accountability over the NYPD.