Students of the Merze Tate Explorers serve as hostesses during the 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Kalamazoo on January 15 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. READ MORE!
What’s going on at our area colleges and universities? FIND OUT HERE!
Sieta Scholars program gets new director. READ MORE!
Sybrina Fulton, activist and mother of Trayvon Martin, will visit Kalamazoo in March, as part of the spring Lyceum Lecture series at Western Michigan University, which begins Wednesday, Jan. 18. SEE ENTIRE SERIES SCHEDULE HERE!
Election night we all thought we were watching the fall of the Republican Party with the predictions of Hillary Clinton as president and a majority flip in the Senate! What we really were watching was an end to Politics As Usual! READ MORE!
The Heritage Quiz Bow is a wonderful experience for students to learn about African American History and have fun doing it. We are very proud of the collaborative effort between the NAACP and the Battle Creek Public Schools. READ MORE!
The Workforce Development Board for Michigan Works! Southwest announces the receipt of Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) grants totaling $900,420, which will be used to train over 1,000 local residents at multiple businesses within the Michigan Works! Southwest region. READ MORE!
Six Battle Creek schools participating in the Operation Fit program have been selected for grant funding from Building Healthy Communities. READ MORE!
The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) has elected its 2017 Board of Directors. MEDA is a membership organization for economic developers focusing on education, advocacy and networking. READ MORE!
Motown expands with excitement from Kalamazoo native and Motown artist Betty Kelley. READ MORE!