Miriam Aukerman of ACLU to speak in Grand Rapids

by (Jane B. Whittington)

Submitted 05-15-2012 under NEWS

Miriam Aukerman, Staff Attorney for the West Michigan Regional Office of the American Civil Liberties Union, will speak at a meeting of the Progressive Women’s Alliance of West Michigan on Wednesday, May 16. Her topic will be “Protecting...

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ACLU Finds a Home in Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-20-2011 under NEWS

More than 50 years ago, Grand Rapidian Dr. Walter Bergman was beaten by members of the the Klu Klux Klan. Bergman was part of the Freedom Riders movement, a group that rode buses to the deep south to see first hand if institutions were compliant...

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