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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the renaming of two major city streets in honor of civil rights icons Martin Luther King Jr. and César E. Chávez....

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Black Lives Matter starts local conversation about race

by (Burton Kroes)

Submitted 01-19-2015 under OPINION

With Martin Luther King Day this week, nothing seemed quite as apropos as spending an evening with those in the present day front line battle for equalitarianism. This is exactly where I found myself Thursday January 15th with the Grand Rapids...

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Story Matters: Albert Koopmans recalls most inspiring ArtPrize work

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Children's book drive in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

For families, companies or individuals looking to promote diversity and inclusion in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 21st, United Way's Schools of Hope and the Volunteer Center have worked hand-in-hand with Pooh's...

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Activist Adam Taylor calls for mobilizing hope

by (Rob Cole)

Submitted 01-19-2012 under OPINION

Social justice has been a theme highlighted throughout this year's Calvin College January Series, not least by Monday's speaker Adam Taylor, an emerging voice among a new generation of Christian activists. Having worked in the Carr...

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