Michelle S. Johnson will discuss the TRHT Historical and Cultural Landscape Project and highlight Kalamazoo Couty locations with significant layers of cultural empowerment. Black, Latinidad, and … read more.
Topic: Guest Speaker
In 1946, eighty-seven culturally diverse residents established the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP to mirror the national mission to advocate for equality, civil rights, voter … read more.
The Polish-born American Rabbi Abraham Heschel wrote, “Racism is man’s gravest threat to man.” Racism is and always has been the gravest threat to America. What are … read more.
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 resulted in many Potawatomi people in southwest Michigan being uprooted from their ancestral land, but the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi … read more.
Karen Taylor Good (Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter) and Stowe Daily (singer song-writer and bestselling author) came together a few years back to create inspiring music. They more than achieved their goal. They are also gifted speakers and will provide a time of beautiful music and a meaningful … read more.
We will be joined by guest speaker, Amo Mazen, owner of Bab El Salam Restaurant in Portage, who will share his personal challenges and triumphs immigrating to the US. This service will be the first in our International Guest Speaker Series on the first … read more.
Joe McHugh is a traditional oral storyteller, an award-winning public radio journalist, and a cultural historian with thirty-five years of experience helping organizations and communities discover and more effectively tell their own authentic stories. He will help us explore why humans need stories by … read more.