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Photo gallery of protest at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-31-2017 under NEWS

The protest at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport took place Sunday along with other protests nationwide in response to President Trump's executive order banning refugees and many other citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Catalyst Radio: GR Rally in Support of Women's March on Washington

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-20-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In this conversation, Jessica talks with Jack Woller about solidarity, the Women's March on Washington happening following the inauguration of Donald Drumpf, and the local rally at Fountain Street Church. The Grand Rapids Rally in Support of...

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Is your love strong enough?

by (Briana)

Submitted 11-11-2016 under OPINION

“Justice is what love looks like in public”-Dr. Cornel West "Love implies anger; a man who is angered by nothing, loves nothing." -Anonymous. On Tuesday night, White supremacy reared its ugly face but powerful hand and elected...

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'Unity before justice is insulting'

by (Siangani)

Submitted 07-19-2016 under OPINION

The idyllic portrayal of a nation in racial unity is one of America's most pervasive mythos. But when exactly was America united racially? From slavery, to Jim Crow and segregation in the Reconstruction Era, to the current age of mass...

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Calls to boycott Fannies Corner follow alleged attack of customer

by (Siangani)

Submitted 11-17-2015 under NEWS

"Boycott Fannies""No justice No money""We will not tolerate disrespect""Justice for Renee" These were the chants coming from local residents gathered outside of Fannies Corner Store (725 Eastern Ave SE) near...

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ATU, Grand Valley students protest Rapid bus changes

by (kelseymay)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

On Saturday, Rapid bus drivers and Grand Valley State University students joined together to march and flash mob downtown. What were all those people protesting about? No, this event wasn’t part of ArtPrize 7, although it was one of the few...

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Black Lives Matter Grand Rapids chapter kicks off meetings with nonviolence training, rally at Calder Plaza

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-05-2014 under NEWS

Black Lives Matter: Grand Rapids held an introductory workshop at Heartside Ministries on police brutality and nonviolence, led by Anita Moore and Briana Urena-Ravelo. The organization also sponsored a protest at Calder Plaza in memory of Eric...

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Campaign to End Circus Cruelty Heats Up

by (tonia.hauser)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under OPINION

We’re a nation of animal lovers, are we not? Jon Dunn and Kolene Allen, the force behind the campaign End Circus Cruelty, believe so. People care a great deal about the furry critters they feed, give a home to and insist on calling family. It...

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Backlash against Rush Limbaugh comes to Grand Rapids

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-05-2012 under OPINION

In response to inflammatory comments made by Rush Limbaugh about Sandra Fluke on his radio show last week, protestors nationwide are pressuring radio stations and advertisers to drop Limbaugh's show. A supporting protest is scheduled for March...

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Protesters appear at farmers market: Whose labor dispute?

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 01-26-2012 under NEWS

Wednesday morning, at least thirty protesters carrying placards took to the street outside Fulton Street Farmers Market and marched. This is not the first time they have marched. This time they were silent, with placards that read: "...

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