Community Updates: Friday, May 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-20-2022 under NEWS

The Kent County Prosecutor Releases a Statement Updating the Public on the Status of the Patrick Lyoya Case On May 18, about a month and a half after Patrick Lyoya was killed by Christopher Schurr of the Grand Rapids Police Department, Kent County...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-29-2022 under NEWS

Michigan State Police passes its investigation into the death of Patrick Lyoya to Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker In a press release published on April 28, the Michigan State Police announced that they had submitted their investigation into...

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New ordinance proposal calls for Civil Rights Department, robust anti-discrimination legislation in Grand Rapids

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-13-2018 under NEWS

“The citizens in Grand Rapids are totally unprotected from discrimination, totally. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has a couple good investigators and I mean a couple,” says Lyonel LaGrone, Policy Liaison for LINC UP, a local...

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Catalyst Radio: Tom Burke is finding out if his speech is free

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-30-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Grand Rapids resident Tom Burke has been writing and publishing in various forums, primarily expressing solidarity with anti-apartheid and anti-...

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