Western Michigan University Journalism students "take over" Encore Magazine.   And what's on the ballot in Kalamazoo County Tuesday? 

Voters in Kalamazoo have two questions before them on the ballot Tuesday. One is a renewal request for School districts in the Kalamazoo area, another would create a fee on phones to pay for consolidated dispatch.

Courtesy of Encore Magazine

Western Michigan University Professor Sue Ellen Christian says her conversations with Encore Editor Marie Lee about students contributing to the magazine turned into a “takeover” of the May edition.


On WestSouthwest, the Stand Against Racism in Kalamazoo. And Reinhold Niebuhr's life, writing and influence is explored at Kalamazoo College. 

Kalamazoo residents Erum and Seema Shah rallying for immigrant and Muslim rights at Bronson Park - file photo
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The Director of Training and Community Impact for the YWCA of Kalamazoo, Sherry Brockoway, says the conversation about race is alive and well in Kalamazoo, and it’s important to keep it going.