Series Asks: What Happens After the Protests?

Jun 25, 2020

Credit Earlene McMichael | WMUK

Black and white people have protested in solidarity over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. But some Black residents wonder what happens when the demonstrations stop. 

WMUK's Earlene McMichael spoke with three African-American protesters from the Kalamazoo area. While the majority of protesters at large demonstrations have been white, Majyck D, JoVaughan Head and Kim Guess all have questions about whether those allies will continue working for racial justice in the future. Find the three-part series below: 

After the Protests, What Then? Some Blacks Wonder

Kim Guess participated in demonstrations for the first time, says it's no time to be silent

JoVaughan Head joined white protesters in downtown Kalamazoo, but became disenchanted