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Racism

The ad heard 'round the world

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 02-08-2012 under OPINION

It's been a few days since the now infamous Pete Hoekstra ad aimed at Sen. Stabenow hit the airwaves (and social media) for the first time. Hoesktra is running for US Senate against Stabenow, and will represent you in Washington DC if he were to...

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Getting in, fitting in and having fun too

by (RandyO)

Submitted 09-19-2011 under VOICES

This article is about fitting in. It's also about finding a way in to enjoy where the fun is. Ever thought about that? Ever thought about wanting to go to an event or participate in an activity only to believe you would stand out, that you would...

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Taking a Stand Against Racism

by (mmurray)

Submitted 02-28-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

On April 29, 2011, organizations in Grand Rapids will join communities across the country in taking a Stand Against Racism.   Stand Against Racism is a nationwide event coordinated by the YWCA that encourages communities to help raise awareness...

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World premiere of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 09-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“The American Dream is not for everyone,” chanted cast members at the Wednesday night dry run of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race. “This is not a country that people can pull themselves up by their bootstraps,” the cast continued. Over the past...

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Special Viewing of "The Color of Fear"

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join GRACE and PRFC for a special viewing of "The Color of Fear", the award winning race relations documentary! Where: UICA Theatre 41 Sheldon Blvd. SEGrand Rapids, MI 49503click for map When: Monday, March 8, 2010 from 7-9 pm 7-7:30 pm: Wine and...

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