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September 01 2020

Lifelong challenges brought on by racial inequities have shaped four Kalamazoo women into the people they are today and influenced the wo

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August 01 2020

On July 16, 2014, a Kalamazoo couple came home to slurs and the words “Move or Die” written on the walls inside their home.

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May 01 2020

Meg Blinkiewicz knew the Kalamazoo Youth Development Network (KYD Network) was dipping its toes into the shallow end of its potential.

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March 01 2020

As climate change and the effects of extreme weather are accelerating around the world, so too is the local response to what the United N

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January 01 2020

A large number of volunteers and a high volume of donations — those were two of the needs Joann Wespinter and 50 other members of what wa

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December 01 2019

Everything about Healthy House for Women feels like a home. Each room is painted a different trendy color — blues, grays, purples.

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November 01 2019

When Beth Schroeder arrives for class at Anytime Fitness in Portage, her friend Paula Fisher waits with snacks: five dog biscuits.

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October 01 2019

A recently organized effort to clean headstones and obelisks marking the graves of some of Kalamazoo’s most well-known departed residents

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September 01 2019

Adrian Vazquez remembers the anxious tone in a little girl’s voice and how it hurt his heart.

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August 01 2019

How often do you think about your own death?

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