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.

The Upjohn Institute for Employment Research has launched a new Promise Database to evaluate college scholarship programs. Upjohn Institute Research Fellow Michelle Miller-Adams, who is also a Political Science Professor at Grand Valley State University, joined WMUK's Gordon Evans. They discussed the new database, the growth of programs to make college affordable and the evolution of research on the Kalamazoo Promise. 


Michelle Miller-Adams says she and her colleagues at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research launched The Promise Database to show how the design of scholarship programs have different impacts.

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The city of Kalamazoo is hosting its 16th annual day of service for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. 


On WestSouthwest, we hear from three people who will be speaking in West Michigan for Monday's Martin Luther King Junior Holiday.

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The Reverend Jonathan Tremaine Thomas says an African-American like him, who is married to a white women can lose his “black card.” Thomas says he decided to “sell out” again and moved from Indianapolis to St. Louis in 2014.