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WMUK News
4:31 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Confronting privilege, race and gender

Cover of Allan G. Johnson's book
Credit Allan G. Johnson

Author Allan Johnson says says privilege is at the heart of the nation’s problems with race and gender. Johnson, who is the author of Privilege, Power and Difference, will give a public presentation on “Unraveling the Knot of Race” on Thursday, September 19th, at 5:30 p.m.

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WestSouthwest
8:17 am
Wed September 18, 2013

WestSouthwest: Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice

Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice
Credit Kalamazoo Public Schools

This week on WestSouthwest we speak with Kalamazoo Public School Superintendent Michael Rice. Joining us is Kalamazoo Gazette education reporter Julie Mack.

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WMU - Cooley
8:11 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

WMU formally links agreement with Cooley Law School

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Agreement paves the way for Cooley to become the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. 

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WMUK News
2:49 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Finding ways to fight food insecurity

Volunteer at a community garden in Flint
Credit Michigan Municipal League / Flickr

Nearly two of every three people in Michigan suffer from “food insecurity”. A University of Michigan researcher says there are several reasons for that. Dorceta Taylor is a professor at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. She’s among those involved in a federal study of food insecurity around the state.

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Film & Culture
8:29 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Detroit musician rises to fame during apartheid, inspires documentary

Credit Searching for Sugar Man Facebook page

The fantastical story of how Detroit-based folk musician Sixto Rodriguez, unknown in the U.S., suddenly found himself a big sensation overseas is the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man which will be shown Wednesday at Western Michigan University.

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