Stories tagged: "Kalamazoo"

This Local Leader Started a War Over a Homophobic Hire. It Might End Up Protecting All LGBTQ Michiganders.

Should Michiganders be free to love in 2021 without discrimination? Kalamazoo thinks so, and this leader is on the frontlines.

Republican-led Michigan Legislature's Speaker Lee Chatfield
Kalamazoo Refuses to Work With Business Group Over Homophobic CEO Hire

This organization hired an anti-LGBTQ former politician as CEO. Kalamazooians aren't having it.

Pro-immigration protesters march down Woodward Ave to Grand Circus Park in July 2019 in Detroit, Michigan, before a Democratic primary debate taking place at the nearby Fox Theatre. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY /AFP via Getty Images)
After Three Years, Immigrant Woman Can Finally Leave Michigan Church

The woman took sanctuary at a Kalamazoo church during the Trump administration, which implemented a host of anti-immigration policies.

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Coronavirus Vaccine: How Michigan’s Pfizer Plant Will Be Involved

A new vaccine that will be produced in Kalamazoo is showing effectiveness, and the process of inoculating the world may be underway by year's end. But for now, at least, the pandemic is far from over.

Hate Group The Proud Boys Brought Chaos and Violence To A Church Vigil in Kalamazoo

While police turn on protesters in Detroit, across the state a hate group known for violence was left to sow chaos.

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine: Michigan Manufacturer Enters Race For A Cure

Here’s how the Kalamazoo facility is showcasing progress and leadership in combating the coronavirus pandemic.