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Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation website

A health care center in western Michigan is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers.

On the April 21-22, 2018 edition of Current State: a new bill to make thousands of Medicaid recipients in Michigan work for their benefits, an MSU professor gives his thoughts on the controversy at Starbucks, Kendrick Lamar wins a Pulitzer, a new place to watch glass-blowing in Michigan and meet the "last keeper of the light" in Ireland. Saturday at 11:00 a.m. & Sunday at 4:00 p.m. on 90.5 FM. 


Oakland County Sheriff Department

A black 14-year-old boy who got lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood while trying to get to school was shot at by a white homeowner after knocking on a door to ask directions, prosecutors said Friday, citing home security video and the account of the boy.

Kettering University

A reward is being offered for information about racist graffiti found earlier this month at a residence hall at Kettering University in Michigan.

MSU Club Rowing Welcomes Schools to Head of the Grand Regatta

Nov 20, 2017
Michael Epps

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's club rowing team recently welcomed multiple Michigan schools for the Head of the Grand Regatta. Grand Valley, Michigan Tech, Eastern Michigan and other clubs participated in the annual Fall race. The event included races for men's and women's crews.

Current Sports | November 2, 2017

Nov 2, 2017
Justin Verlander photo
Roger DeWitt / flickr creative commons

Justin Verlander; Houston Astros; The World Series; Chadia Philyaw; My Brother's And Sister's Keeper; Race Relations; Lansing Catholic.


Gavel
s_falkow / flickr creative commons

A 29-year-old black former Eastern Michigan University student has been arraigned on charges stemming from anti-black graffiti found on the Ypsilanti campus last year. 

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

This week on All Things Considered, we are hearing from five of your Michigan neighbors of diverse backgrounds their perspective on race and culture. Today, Lansing native Ashley Bell talks about growing up in Lansing. 


Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

How many times have you read a Facebook post or heard an argument and wonder if anyone listens to each other anymore… especially when the topic is race?? This week on All Things Considered, we are starting a series called “My Voice.” 


An outside shot of Plymouth Congregational church.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

White privilege is an issue that’s being discussed more and more in recent years. But what exactly is it?

WKAR's Katie Cook explores that question with a diversity and white privilege expert, and with the pastor of a Lansing church studying the topic. 

Flint water
WKAR File Photo

An official at an agency that manages the sale, rehabilitation and demolition of tax foreclosed homes in a Michigan county has resigned after an audio recording of him using a racial slur to describe black people was posted online.

Welcoming week photo
Courtesy photo / Welcoming Michigan

We talk with Rep. Stephanie Chang and Christine Sauvé of Welcoming Michigan about "Stand Strong, Respect Michigan."


Dr. Dorinda Carter Andrews and Dr. Terah Venzant Chambers photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

School administrators in DeWitt are moving forward with measures to nurture ethnic toleration and respect following harassment incidents last month after the Presidential election. We hear the perspectives of two MSU faculty members who study race and ethnicity in education.


Donna Rich Kaplowitz photo
Courtesy MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

MSU professor Donna Rich Kaplowitz visited the South Carolina church where nine people were slain last month just hours before the shootings. She offers her thoughts on the current state of race relations in America.


Angela Winbush photo
Courtesy Idlewild Music Festival

The Idlewild Music Festival pays homage to the town's unique heritage as an entertainment paradise for Michigan's African American performers.


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