race

6:27 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit in Battle Creek

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History of African-American pilots part of traveling exhibit
For two weeks, Battle Creek will have a chance to take a closer look at American history. The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of African-American U.S. military pilots based in Tuskegee, Ala. Although the Army Air Corps was required to set up the airplane training base, many thought it would be unsuccessful because it was the first time African Americans were allowed to become pilots.
7:17 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Kellogg Community College to Launch Diversity Center

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Center will be located at KCC's downtown campus
Kellogg Community College will launch a new diversity center downtown with $2.1 million in W.K. Kellogg Foundation money. The new KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation will continue a Kellogg Foundation initiative to train community members in "learning labs" called White Men and Allies, KCC President Dennis Bona told his Board of Trustees Wednesday.
6:17 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Julian Bond tells audience at Albion College that racism is "alive and well"

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The long-time civil rights activist and friend of Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the college's MLK Convocation on Thursday
ALBION - A standing ovation greeted Julian Bond before he said a word Thursday night at Albion College. A renowned civil rights activist, Bond was the guest speaker of the 16th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration. Albion College's Goodrich Chapel was full of students, city officials and members of the community.
8:24 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in case involving Michigan's affirmative action ban

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Decision isn't expected for months
Thousands are expected to gather outside Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up oral arguments over Michigan's affirmative action ban, in what court watchers nationally are calling one of the most important cases on the docket this fall.
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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