Grand Rapids native teaches West African dance

by (AMENA)

Submitted 10-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids native Jewellynne Richardson, 43, spent eight years in Atlanta learning West African dances such as Kakilambe, a traditional dance that calls on the healing spirit of the Kakilambe during harvest time. Now she wants the West Michigan...

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Literacy Center student, Hope Warren, reaches for her dreams and becomes a role model

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 09-14-2010 under NONPROFITS

By Lindsay McHolme Having dropped out of Grand Rapids Central High School  before graduation, Hope Warren, now 25 years old, is doing everything in her power to turn her life around for herself and to be a role model for her seven year old son...

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