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Local Black Lives Matter chapter brings learning home from international retreat

by (Kyd Kane)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Black Lives Matter hosted its first international retreat on the Wayne State University campus in Detroit, Mich on June 18, during the Allied Media Conference. Twenty-six chapters, including Black Lives Matter Grand Rapids (BLM GR), were in...

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Make connections, shop, learn at Black Market

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-19-2013 under NEWS

On Saturday November 23, Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) will team up with LINC to present The Black Market. The two day event begins on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and continues on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the LINC gallery in the...

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Catalyst Radio: Taste of Soul a cultural experience at downtown library

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-15-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Taste of Soul is a celebration of culture, featuring food, music, children’s crafts and lectures, all taking place this Sunday, Feb. 17, as part...

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In Anticipation of Tina Brown's GR Vacay...

by (Ruth)

Submitted 01-31-2011 under OPINION

All the heated responses to Newsweek last week got me thinking: what would Tina Brown see if she picked up the gauntlet we as a city threw down last week and actually visited Grand Rapids?  I tend more toward cynicism than blind optimism, so I...

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Women in Black

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

According to the Women in Black international website, the organization is a "world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence. As women experiencing these...

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