Kalamazoo leaders

February 01 2021

A public scholar and intellectual. A social justice advocate. A disc jockey. An author and screenwriter.

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November 01 2020

In the spring of 2016, when Dave and Shari Groendyk visited Inglenook, a pocket neighborhood in Carmel, Indiana, one thing quickly became

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October 01 2020

For centuries, theater has provided its audiences with a means to escape the imperfect world in which we live.

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September 01 2020

Denise Crawford has come a long way from the “Blue Pad Team.” As a student at Western Michigan University, Crawford had the unenviable jo

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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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May 01 2020

In 2009, Kalamazoo native and journalist Ben Lando was living in Baghdad, Iraq, when he launched Iraq Oil Report, which became a leading

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April 01 2020

Chris Praedel was born and raised in Kalamazoo and became one of the newest Kalamazoo city commissioners in November.

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March 01 2020

If you want to know how Jessica Mallow became executive director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra at the tender age of 30, you have to

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January 01 2020

Ryan Wieber wanted to be a truck driver like his dad, but his mom had other ideas.

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January 01 2020

When Mattie Jordan-Woods started her job as the executive director of the Northside Association for Community Development, she told herse

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