Category: Injustice

a statue with a face mask on

April 21, 2021

Local activists cheer the conviction in the murder of George Floyd, but say there is still much work to be done.

a crowd of protesters marching in downtown Kalamazoo

April 19, 2021

Nearly a year since George Floyd was killed and a new phase of protests against police violence began, much remains to be done, Kalamazoo protest organizers said.

a man receives a COVID-19 vaccination

April 15, 2021

Activists are trying to get the word out to immigrant communities fearful of vaccination programs.

A crowd of people stands in front of an outdoor stage where people are speaking

April 13, 2021

Activists and city leaders gathered to denounce the shooting of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota.

graffiti that says "Make America pay reparations"

April 6, 2021

The new panel aims to remedy racial discrimination in Kalamazoo.

a person sits leaning against a pillar in a public bus station

March 26, 2021

Before the pandemic even began, more than a third of Kalamazoo County families were having a hard time making ends meet.

a homeless encampment

March 17, 2021

County agencies are moving people from tent camps into hotel rooms.

boxes full of canned foods

March 17, 2021

Several Kalamazoo organizations are joining forces to fight food insecurity.

two children in face masks

March 12, 2021

The bill, signed Thursday by the president, increases child tax credits, providing more money to those in poverty.

a group of people with rainbow flags and signs saying "Love is a human right"

March 9, 2021

New efforts to add gender identity and sexual orientation to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act has bipartisan support.