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Roosevelt Park releases community video of their own

by Paola Mendivil (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under OPINION

How exciting it is to see the wonderful things happening when a community is united. I’ve always said that whenever we encounter a negative experience, there are lessons to be learned and move on. This was the case for the Southwest...

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New Experience GR video misses mark in representing real neighborhood diversity

by Paola Mendivil (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 01-22-2016 under OPINION

As a proud resident of Grand Rapids, I'd like to comment on the recent video called "Grand Rapids Destination Neighborhoods" released by Experience GR. Grand Rapids has been a city of opportunity for me and for my family in...

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Chuck D visits Grand Rapids, speaks out on education, individual responsibility

by Dan Steenwyk (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 01-21-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Chuck D, the co-founder of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame rap group Public Enemy, was the keynote speaker for GRCC’s MLK Day commemoration this past Monday. The critically acclaimed rapper, who is also an author, activist, publisher, radio host...

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Catalyst Radio: Asian Center of West Michigan a resource to many ethnic groups and multiple generations

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-27-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (7:53) Ashok Kumar, president of the Asian Center of West Michigan, explains its part in the Asian Center movement (started right here in GR!) and share the bevy of services that it urges people to utilize.  Music this week comes...

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