WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:30. With an afternoon rebroadcast both days at 3:30

NPR

On WestSouthwest, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and  a new name and mission for the Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society. 


Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society

Twelve years ago, Donna Odom's work at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum led her to form the Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society to bring light to African- American history in the region. But soon it was clear that her new group was developing another calling: Racial healing. So now it's officially amending its name and mission statement at a public event on Wednesday, June 17th.


The Michigan Public Radio Network

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg has covered many historic cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. She says the decision on same-sex marriage expected this month is “a very historic moment in the history of the nation and the court.” 


Loreen Niewenhuis

On WestSouthwest, a history of baseball in Kalamazoo, and an author's third book on exploring the Great Lakes. 

  

Loreen Niewenhuis

Loreen Niewenhuis is a well-traveled scientist,  who has now written her third book on exploring the Great Lakes. This time she has taken readers to some of the islands in the five Great Lakes. 


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