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Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) A native Detroiter and one-time candidate for the city’s clerkship will be on the November 2018 ballot. Democratic candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer named Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate Monday. 

Earlene McMichael | WMUK

Twenty local black women professionals are pooling their money to aid Greater Kalamazoo-area nonprofits that offer cultural, educational or human-service programs of interest to African-Americans. A few months ago, they formed the Tendaji giving circle. That's Swahili for "makes things happen."

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Harrington Elementary in Albion dramatically improved its suspension rate in its second year, a change the Marshall Public Schools district credits to better leadership.

Theater Review: Bullets Over Broadway

Aug 17, 2018
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

The Barn Theatre in Augusta has opened its new production of Bullets Over Broadway. WMUK’s Gordon Bolar says it’s a raucous celebration of the roaring Twenties with song, dance, spectacle, and laughter.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A small city park in Kalamazoo is now a destination for skateboarders.