AG Nessel Announces Vacated Wrongful Conviction in Berrien County

The Berrien County conviction of Corey Quentin McCall, 39, has been vacated after collaboration between the Michigan Department of Attorney General’s Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU), the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office, the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety, and the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Innocence Project (Cooley Innocence Project). McCall was wrongfully convicted of three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in 2005. New evidence, including forensic evidence, discovered during CIU’s investigation exonerates him after nearly 16 years in prison.

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Rane’ Garcia Named Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at MDE

State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice named a west Michigan school superintendent as the first director of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) today.

Rané Garcia, currently the superintendent of the Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System, will begin her new role on August 23.

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Hundreds Impacted by Local “I AM HER” Donation Drive

“What may seem as simple as donating sanitary pads to some village kids is rather a more secure way for us to improve the quality of life and education for them, said Christian Buckman, Executive Director and Spokesperson of the Abeadeze Kyeakor village in Ghana.

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“Celebrating 19 Years with New Building Acquisition”

From a Baker Street basement to an 8,400 square foot building,
West Michigan Community Help Network 501©3 has come a very long way. As we celebrate our 19 year
anniversary in the community much has changed since the inception in 2002 when we were given the green
light to operate a new urban, educational station; WUVS-LP 103.7 the Beat

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Governor Whitmer, Racial Disparities Task Force Release Interim Report Showing Significant Progress in Protecting Communities of Color from the Spread of COVID-19

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan COVID-19 Task Force on Racial Disparities, Chaired by Lieutenant Governor Garlin

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