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Women of Color Cook Eat & Talk: How white allies can help undo racism

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Women of Color Cook, Eat & Talk kicks off with an exciting program facilitated by two veterans of the Civil Rights movement. Lila Cabbil worked alongside Rosa Parks for 40+ years. Barbara Roos traveled to the South in the ‘60s to stand with African Americans working for civil rights.

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New butcher shop brings locally sourced meats to Wealthy Street Business District

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NEWS

Owners Matt Smith and Cynthia Esch of Louise Earl Butcher are happy to be participating in the local indie food retailer growth. They will be selling pastured meats sourced from area farms and creating daily sandwiches.

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Wealthy Theatre to host The Crane Wives for 6th annual New Year's Eve concert

Submitted 12-29-2015 under NEWS

Local favorite The Crane Wives returns to Grand Rapids, headlining at the Wealthy Theatre for the annual New Year's Eve concert.

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Calls to boycott Fannies Corner follow alleged attack of customer

Submitted 11-17-2015 under NEWS

The community rallied behind an Renee Ray at Fannies Corner on Monday, calling for justice at the party store near Franklin and Eastern. Ray says she was attacked by the owner with a metal pipe, and feels the police didn't take her case seriously enough.

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Community discussion targeting police practices misses mark

Submitted 10-29-2015 under OPINION

The ACLU hosted a community panel discussion targeting police practices in Grand Rapids, but panelists failed to address the systematic problems in favor of accusatory bickering.

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The Rapidian adds Advisory Council to support local writers

Submitted 10-27-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

As we continue to grow and support local voices, it's important that we make sure that we're providing our community reporters with everything they need to share their news and stories well. Our Advisory Council is an important piece in taking good care of our reporters.

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ACLU to bring conversation on police practices to Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

[FULL VIDEO OF EVENT] In an effort to better understand and defuse the potential for injustice at the hands of police in Grand Rapids, this panel discussion on October 28 brings together city, federal and community stakeholders to discuss the relationship between the police and the public.

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GGRBC Open Annual Meeting brings premier of movie "Superior"

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

GGRBC's Annual Meeting 2015 is open to the public and includes a #MIBikeAdventure with the Lower Peninsula premier of Superior the Movie.

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Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes

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