The Rapidian

citizen rights

Negotiations for white space: Quest to enact robust human rights ordinance in Grand Rapids

by (Lyonel LaGrone II)

Submitted 07-17-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The fungible nature of basic citizen rights afforded to minorities in Grand Rapids has been the impetus for the racial tension for quite some time now. Discrimination is clearly a national problem and not unique to Grand Rapids. Nevertheless, one of...

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Public discussion provokes examination of social issues in Grand Rapids

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-28-2014 under NEWS

What are today’s urban successes, challenges and crisis? And what can individual citizens acting within their rights to urban space do to meet the challenges and crisis of today? Those questions were at the forefront of the “Right to the...

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