A crowd of well over 1,000 people gathered at Bronson Park for a rally and then they took to the streets to block off a main intersection of the Kalamazoo Mall at South Street.

Credit: WOOD

According to WOOD, the organizers wanted to send a message, not promote any kind of violence. The Black Lives Matter rally, which lasted about an hour and a half, called for justice and the end of police violence against Black people, as well as systematic racism!

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