Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Gordon Evans is an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

Oxford University Press

Western Michigan University History Professor Mitch Kachun says his book is about Crispus Attucks, one of the men, killed at the Boston Massacre in 1770. But he says First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory also raises questions about who’s included in history, and who is ignored.


WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with Western Michigan University History Professor Mitch Kachun about his book First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory for WMUK's WestSouthwest. 

Courtesy of Western Michigan University

On our Thanksgiving edition of WestSouthwest, we look back at two interviews on history and race. The federal government's role in creating segregation in Kalamazoo and other cities. And the man who broke the color barrier on the football field at what is now Western Michigan University. 


Kalamazoo Gazette – 1918

On WestSouthwest, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer tells us that Michiganders need "someone in their corner." And the impact of the 1918 flu pandemic in Kalamazoo.


WMUK

Consumers Energy is reporting more than 3,700 of its customers are without power in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties. 

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