News Quiz: Civil Rights Struggles, Milestones In Iowa

We have watched racial tension in Baltimore and other places in the United States in the past few months while also hearing about the historical reasons behind this unrest. But what about race relations in Iowa? This news quiz, which we originally published in January, will test your knowledge.

Watch Beth Malicki’s KCRG-TV9 Feature on IowaWatch’s special report, ‘Iowa’s Opportunity Gap’

KCRG-TV9 news anchor Beth Malicki interviewed IowaWatch Executive Director-Editor Lyle Muller about the IowaWatch collaboration with four newspapers, “Iowa’s Opportunity Gap,” for her Nov. 17, 2013, public affairs show, “To The Point.” The 2013 Iowa’s Opportunity Gap project examined gulfs that have grown during 50 years in the home ownership, income, education, jobs and crime rates among white, black and Latino Iowans. You can view the interview here: