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Will humans be sent to Mars, or returned to the Moon? Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is doubtful the U.S. will do so anytime soon although funding is earmarked for it in NASA's 2020 budget. What will change that? Tyson says he's convinced it'll take outside "threats" from another country declaring its own plans to go to space to get America to act faster. 


NOTE: The Jan. 22nd event is canceled due to inclement weather. The new date will be announced on kalfound.org.

Healing circles are among the next steps in a racial healing project underway in Kalamazoo. The city is one of 14 nationwide being funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to work to eradicate structural racism. Hear an update from Lanna Lewis of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and activist-rapper Ed Genesis, as well as details about the local observance of the National Day of Racial Healing set for Jan. 22, scheduled for the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


NOTE: The Jan. 22nd event is canceled due to inclement weather. The new date will be announced on kalfound.org.

Lanna Lewis of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and activist-rapper Ed Genesis provide an update on an on-going racial healing project in Kalamazoo, as well as discuss the local observance of the third annual National Day of Racial Healing set for Jan. 22, timed for the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 


Courtesy photo | Shannon LaNier

On New Year's Day, WMUK rebroadcast our interview with Shannon LaNier, believed to be a great-grandson of President Thomas Jefferson and enslaved woman Sally Hemings. It first aired on Feb. 19, 2018 on WestSouthwest. 


ISAAC Sets Kalamazoo Social Justice Goals

Oct 24, 2018
Amy Peterson / ISAAC

A faith-based nonprofit group holds a summit on social justice issues in Kalamazoo on Thursday, October 25. The event is put on every two years by ISAAC, the Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community.


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