Tag: political violence

portrait of Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian

October 21, 2021

The state’s interim chief medical executive says she worried about safety before taking the job.

a woman holds an anti-mask sign that reads "My body my choice"

October 20, 2021

Politicization of the pandemic has led to violent rhetoric and burned out public health experts.

The Proud Boys group supporters march toward Bronson Park on Aug. 16, 2020.(STAFF/NowKalamazoo)

July 14, 2021

A review of police mishandling of protests last summer is coming to a close. City leaders will get to see the findings before members of the public.

a sign reads "Off with their heads. Stop the steal."

March 2, 2021

A new report shows that right-wing efforts to throw the presidential election into doubt began months before the election and led directly to the insurrection.

January 29, 2021

Michigan Republican Party leader posed for pictures with Proud Boys at a November Lansing rally, one of many she attended in Michigan and Washington claiming election stolen from Donald Trump.

Jamie Swafford with Proud Boys member Jeremiah Bannister

January 29, 2021

Jamie Swafford, a former Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputy, believed the presidential election was stolen by Democrats and took pictures with Proud Boys at rallies.

a sign asking for information about U.S. Capitol attackers

January 18, 2021

After the U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6, police forces in Michigan are on alert.

Smoke on the U.S. Capitol steps

January 15, 2021

Professional journalist groups give advice on preparing for and keeping safe during the inauguration next Wednesday.

A large crowd of people gathered near several men fighting.

January 11, 2021

BLM protests were met with tear gas and rubber bullets, while far-right violence was unhindered. That may sound familiar to Kalamazoo residents.

A Trump 2020 flag hangs over a balcony at the US Capitol

January 8, 2021

Local politicians and officials have universally denounced Trump’s attempted coup on Wednesday.