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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Religious leader: abolish Kobach voting commissionlaws are desecrating the graves of those who added to voter rights, including c
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
laws are desecrating the graves of those who added to voter rights, including civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and others, Barber said. Voter fraud is not a problem, but voter suppression laws are a deep problem, said the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Petition aims to replace Confederate obelisk with Missy Elliott statueARTICLES 'That song has racist roots': Olympic gymnast is forced to...American
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
ARTICLES 'That song has racist roots': Olympic gymnast is forced to...American artist living in Berlin hopes to return Rosa Parks'... Share this article Context: The current Confederate monument in Portsmouth is made out of a granite obelisk... Read more
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Daily Mail
US gymnast changes music to get rid of a Confederate-linked Dixie hornARTICLES University of Texas to remove statues of General Robert E....American
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
ARTICLES University of Texas to remove statues of General Robert E....American artist living in Berlin hopes to return Rosa Parks'... Share this article Changes: Ragan (pictured on Sunday after winning first in the all-around) ended up... Read more
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Daily Mail
Artist in Berlin wants to return Rosa Parks' preserved home to DetroitAmerican artist living in Berlin hopes to return Rosa Parks' home facade back t
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
American artist living in Berlin hopes to return Rosa Parks' home facade back to Detroit, says there are too 'few monuments to the civil rights movement' in the U.S. currently The 45-year-old American artist who preserved Rosa Parks' home last year,... Read more
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Newser
The Artist Who Brought Rosa Parks' Home Overseas Wants to Bring It HomeArtist Ryan Mendoza's New Aim for Rosa Parks' Home: Return It to US Read Less,
Newser / Posted 19 hours ago
Artist Ryan Mendoza's New Aim for Rosa Parks' Home: Return It to US Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get The Morning 8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. New Aim for Rosa Parks' Home: Return It to US Artist Ryan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NFL's Bennett brothers show two sides of activism. For Martellus, that's political cartooning.happen. Change doesn't happen overnight. It takes effort, and it takes a lot of
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
happen. Change doesn't happen overnight. It takes effort, and it takes a lot of change. It takes one person to sit down. Rosa Parks sat down. Change happened. So, things just come along and it evolves over time. "I think guys are going to be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Parents die and sons are hospitalized after off cliff while hikingfell from the cliff and plummeted into the gorge. RELATED ARTICLES American a
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
fell from the cliff and plummeted into the gorge. RELATED ARTICLES American artist living in Berlin hopes to return Rosa Parks'...‘I remember seeing her drive away’: Friend of Natalee... Share this article Officials are still investigating... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Rev. Jesse Jackson praises non-violent protest in wake of Charlottesvillesuggested that the killing of others in recent decades have also not been in va
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
suggested that the killing of others in recent decades have also not been in vain. Civil rights activist Rosa Parks once told him that it was the brutal murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy, in Mississippi in... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Rev. Jesse Jackson on Charlottesville: ‘There’s life after death for the martyrs’the brutal 1955 murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American boy, in M
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
the brutal 1955 murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American boy, in Mississippi that drove civil rights activist Rosa Parks to refuse to sit in the back of the bus, helping to spark a movement, Jackson said. It’s “the power of blood... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Artist who took Rosa Parks' Detroit home to Germany wants to return itArtist Ryan Mendoza saved Rosa Parks' old Detroit home from demolition by movin
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Artist Ryan Mendoza saved Rosa Parks' old Detroit home from demolition by moving it to Germany. Now, he explains why he wants to return the house to America. Video by By Frank Witsil, DFP. Wochit The American artist who saved a Detroit home that... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
LeeTran launches new system to provide real-time bus informationMyers - Lee County Human & Veterans Services, Fort Myers - Southwest Florida
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
Myers - Lee County Human & Veterans Services, Fort Myers - Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library, Cape Coral - Rosa Parks Transportation Center, downtown Fort Myers - Cape Coral Transfer Center, Cape Coral - Edison Mall Transfer... Read more
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ajc.com
Rep. Nancy Pelosi calls for Confederate statues removal from Capitoltrending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
trending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National Statuary Hall and replaced with a statue of Rosa Parks. “There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Rep. Nancy Pelosi calls for Confederate statues removal from Capitoltrending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
trending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National Statuary Hall and replaced with a statue of Rosa Parks. “There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Rep. Nancy Pelosi calls for Confederate statues removal from Capitoltrending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
trending news Pelosi noted that Robert E. Lee’s statue was moved from National Statuary Hall and replaced with a statue of Rosa Parks. “There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
LeeTran launches new system to provide real-time bus informationMyers * Lee County Human & Veterans Services, Fort Myers * Southwest Florida
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 4 days ago
Myers * Lee County Human & Veterans Services, Fort Myers * Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library, Cape Coral * Rosa Parks Transportation Center, downtown Fort Myers * Cape Coral Transfer Center, Cape Coral * Edison Mall Transfer... Read more
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The Columbian
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from U.S. Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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dna
Democratic lawmakers seek removal of Confederate statuesin the Congress, they have recognised more women and people of colour in Congre
dna / Posted 4 days ago
in the Congress, they have recognised more women and people of colour in Congress's collection of statues, including Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth and Helen Keller. "As Speaker, we relocated Robert E Lee out of a place of honour in National... Read more
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Al.com
Geneva County Schools removes substitute over racial Facebook poststatues and pieces of concrete that offend "a black race", then we sure as hell
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
statues and pieces of concrete that offend "a black race", then we sure as hell need to remove the Martin Luther king jr, rosa parks, your civil rights institute!!! I recall learning about museums and houses that were dedicated to black history!!... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Democrats call for the removal of 'reprehensible' Confederate statuesof Democrats in Congress, we have recognized more women and people of color in
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of Democrats in Congress, we have recognized more women and people of color in Congress’s collection of statues, including Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth and Helen Keller. As Speaker, we relocated Robert E. Lee out of a place of honor in National... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Push on to remove Confederate statues from U.S. Capitolsoldiers and politicians and just four of African-Americans: Civil rights pione
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
soldiers and politicians and just four of African-Americans: Civil rights pioneers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks and abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth. In the aftermath of the Civil War, Lee himself appeared... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Variety
Locarno Film Review: ‘Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?’tries to turn everything into a mystery, ignoring that history is and has alway
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
tries to turn everything into a mystery, ignoring that history is and has always been a form of collective amnesia. That Rosa Parks’ significant work as an investigator for the NAACP is less well-known than her later defiance of the “whites only”... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitolbe of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bron
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
be of someone deceased for at least 10 years and must be made of marble or bronze. An exception was made for the statue of Rosa Parks, which was moved to its current location in 2013, as well as for any replacement statues, according to a... Read more
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The Hill
Pelosi wants Confederate statues out of Capitolcontrolled the House, oversaw the removal of a Lee statue from Statuary Hall, w
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
controlled the House, oversaw the removal of a Lee statue from Statuary Hall, where a monument to the civil rights hero Rosa Parks now sits. “The statues in the Capitol should embody our highest ideals as Americans, expressing who we are and... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Love jazz? Here’s the lineup GrandJazzFest this weekendMusic lovers from all over West Michigan will be heading down to Rosa Parks Cir
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
Music lovers from all over West Michigan will be heading down to Rosa Parks Circle to listen to the smooth sounds of jazz at the 6th annual GrandJazzFest. GrandJazzFest is West Michigan's only free, weekend-long jazz festival, featuring 11 notable... Read more
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Salon.com
Charlottesville: One battle in a war for America’s very souland John Bell Hood. Apart from a few boulevards here and there named for civil
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
and John Bell Hood. Apart from a few boulevards here and there named for civil rights heroes like Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, where are the names of the slaves who actually built those streets and roads? Where are the statues in the public... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Perry Township adjusts school start, end times due to enrollment increaseAcademy, Perry Meridian Middle School, Southport 6th Grade Academy, Southport M
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
Academy, Perry Meridian Middle School, Southport 6th Grade Academy, Southport Middle School, Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, Glenns Valley Elementary and Rosa Parks Kindergarten Academy. Their new schedule is: 8 a.m. – 2:45... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor are descendants of those who hated civil rights leaders like John F. Kennedy, M
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
are descendants of those who hated civil rights leaders like John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and Rosa Parks with every fiber of their being. Unfortunately, these hateful sentiments never really left; they’ve just subsided... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters - The Times-Tribuneare descendants of those who hated civil rights leaders like John F. Kennedy, M
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
are descendants of those who hated civil rights leaders like John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and Rosa Parks with every fiber of their being. Unfortunately, these hateful sentiments never really left; they’ve just subsided... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's first public sculpture honoring an individual African American will be unveiled next monthactivist. The first was his victorious campaign to desegregate the city’s horse
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
activist. The first was his victorious campaign to desegregate the city’s horse-drawn street cars in 1867 — 90 years before Rosa Parks refused to rise from a Montgomery, Ala., bus seat. The stainless steel ballot box focuses attention on Catto’s... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Here's why we need more Kaepernicks and fewer Ray Lewiseshasn’t). Do you realize that if it hadn’t been for people who stood up for inj
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
hasn’t). Do you realize that if it hadn’t been for people who stood up for injustice in the past (Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, etc.), the life you enjoy today probably would not exist? If it weren’t for people like Mr. Kaepernick who... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rochelle Riley accepts award with remarks that bring down the houseMississippi. She became a teacher whose first righteous complaint was that whit
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Mississippi. She became a teacher whose first righteous complaint was that white teachers made $50 more a month than she. Rosa Parks was not the first to refuse to give up her seat, not in 1955, not in our history. Wells sued the train company... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Hundreds march against white supremacy in Macon, support Charlottesville victimsany white supremacy, or any intolerance, or any bigotry," says local activist D
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 days ago
any white supremacy, or any intolerance, or any bigotry," says local activist Demarcus Beckham. The demonstrators met in Rosa Parks Square as local activists and religious leaders took the podium to preach the need for love, inclusiveness, and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit businesses snag $500K in latest Motor City Match13832 Joseph Campau St., $40,000 • Rosedale Beer & Bistro, 18910 Grand River A
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
13832 Joseph Campau St., $40,000 • Rosedale Beer & Bistro, 18910 Grand River Ave., $40,000 • The Congregation, 9321 Rosa Parks Blvd., $40,000 • O'Neal Contracting Group, 17160 Wyoming St., $35,000 • The Vernor Café, 4110 W. Vernor Hwy.,... Read more
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Slate
Why Detroit Erupted—and What Kathryn Bigelow’s Movie Gets Right and Wrong About Its Historybrutality, and civil rights activists in Detroit. It was really dramatic, and o
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
brutality, and civil rights activists in Detroit. It was really dramatic, and one of the regular attendees included Rosa Parks, who was living in Detroit at the time and closely affiliated with the black power movement in the late 1960s.... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statueborn four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.”
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
born four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.” But once again a paradox, 90 years before Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, Federal Judge Bland Ballard in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statueborn four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.”
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 7 days ago
born four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.” But once again a paradox, 90 years before Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, Federal Judge Bland Ballard in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Central Ga. groups plan events to show support for CharlottesvilleVirginia, after protests turned violent over the weekend. On Monday night, a v
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 days ago
Virginia, after protests turned violent over the weekend. On Monday night, a vigil will be held in Macon’s Rosa Parks Square from 6:30-8 p.m. The group Macon Unity is sponsoring a Stand with Charlottesville Walk where... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Rapids marchers show solidarity with Charlottesville victimslike, "Love, not hate, makes America great." The group gathered for peace vigi
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
like, "Love, not hate, makes America great." The group gathered for peace vigils in Grand Rapids' Ah-Nab-Awen Park and Rosa Parks Circle, mourning the victims of the incident in Charlottesville. Organizers passed a hat at both locations, and... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids mourns Charlottesville victimsmy family and said lets get here because this is how we should be spending our
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
my family and said lets get here because this is how we should be spending our time, this matters." The group marched from Rosa Parks Circle to Ah-Nah-Awen park where a candlelight vigil was held. "It's important that we show they're not... Read more
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