The Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian group helping an East Lansing Farmer's Market vendor sue East Lansing over its civil rights ordinance, is drumming up donations and anger. But it has yet to serve the City in the suit.
June is Pride Month, and the weekend of June 16-18 offers many ways to celebrate including tonight's "White Party" in Old Town, Saturday's Pride Parade and the annual Pride service at Edgewood United Church in East Lansing on Sunday. Ann Nichols and Coleen Moyerbrailean report.
The Country Mill is suing the City of East Lansing, alleging the business has been excluded from the East Lansing’s Farmer’s Market “solely because the City dislikes the farmer’s profession of his religious beliefs about marriage on Facebook.” ELi brings you the details.
Edgewood Village Scholars Director Jonathan Rosewood has a simple message for participating students: "If you stay in the program and you finish, you're going to school.” ELi's Ann Kammerer has the story.
Convexity’s new designs for the blighted corner include The Graduate hotel, market-rate apartments, and two floors of on-site parking that would be invisible to passers-by. What did Planning Commission and others think of it upon review last night?
At Council last night, in light of national events, the mayor reminded the community of the City's civil rights policy, and various long-serving members of the community were recognized for their service.
Several hundred gathered yesterday for a prayer vigil at East Lansing's Islamic Center. The vigil was "designed as an event where community members who are not refugees could come together and be in solidarity with refugees in the community." Chris Root reports.
In the face of increased threats against East Lansing's Muslim community, Islamic Center spokesman Thasin Sardar is grateful for community support and says “this is the time for all of us to be holding hands together.”