All posts tagged race

Over the summer: GR community responds to issues of race and policing

In the aftermath of racially-charged shootings nationwide, members of the Grand Rapids community came together to mourn violence, learn from the experiences of others and investigate where racism might be present in the Grand Rapids community. […]

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Micah Center hosts panel on racial disparities in infant mortality

“Our babies are dying,” read the handouts at the Micah Center’s latest panel discussion on the racial disparity in...

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Film explores the meaning of “white privilege”

“Mirrors of Privilege” is a film that focused on the lives of several white Americans and their stories pertaining t...

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UnLearn Week Reminds Us to Be Always Vigilant

How would you describe UnLearn Week?  Is it about anti-racism?  Culture?  Stereotypes and prejudices?  All of the ab...

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Grand Rapids .1k race raises money for muscular dystrophy

Many high school boys play golf and some may even play in a golf scramble. Not many high school boys start a golf scramb...

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Racial segregation still prevalent in education

There are many people who will say that racism no longer exists here in America. They point back to the great accomplish...