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WestSouthwest
9:21 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Teaching tolerance using racist memorabilia

David Pilgrim in the Museum of Racist Memorabilia
Credit Ferris State University

The nation’s long struggle with racial discrimination has left some litter behind: objects some now call “contemptible collectibles”. Some of these are on display inside the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University in Big Rapids. Its founder and curator is David Pilgrim, the university’s vice-president for diversity and inclusion. He speaks Thursday, October 16th, at 5:30 p.m. at Western Michigan University in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Room 2008.

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Immigration rally
8:28 am
Wed October 9, 2013

WestSouthwest: Protesting over immigration

Wendy Medrano arrested Tuesday in Washington D.C.
Credit Allison Colberg, Michigan United

Wendy Medrano says the nation's immigration policies fractured her family for many years. 

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Bill McKibben
7:36 am
Wed October 9, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and activist Bill McKibben on climate change

Bill McKIbben
Credit Steve Liptay

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org and the author of several books, his most recent is Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

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Climate change
1:55 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

WestSouthwest: A conservative solution to climate change

Bob Inglis
Credit Energy and Enterprise Initiative

Former Congressman Bob Inglis tells WMUK's Andy Robins that we're approaching climate change thewrong way. 

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WMU
1:44 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

WestSouthwest: WMU President John Dunn

John Dunn - file
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University's President sits down with WMUK's Gordon Evans and Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Yvonne Zipp for this week's WestSouthwest.

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