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Diversity: embracing one's own and respecting others

by (Gwendolyn Nathan)

Submitted 04-17-2012 under VOICES

I have a personal definition of diversity: the concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique and emphasizes the importance of recognizing our individual differences. These can be along...

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Senseless killing of Trayvon Martin resonates in Grand Rapids

by (Ryan Mac)

Submitted 04-04-2012 under OPINION

There is a law in Florida and nine others states called "Stand Your Ground." It reads: "a person is justified in the use of deadly force and does not have a duty to retreat if: (1) He or she reasonably believes that such...

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