Donald J. Trump, Grand Rapids
PBS News Hour

Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from .

Natural hair
Tamia Boyd / WKAR-MSU

Some Michigan lawmakers want to join New York and California in prohibiting discrimination based on hair.

people eating lunch
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The city of Lansing has kicked off its annual Juneteenth celebration.


Alexa Canady, Anita Moncrease
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Laura Michels WKAR-MSU

Raised right here in Lansing, Dr.  Alexa Canady became the first African American woman neurosurgeon in the US. But that didn’t stop her from being mistaken for hospital housekeeping staff.