Thursday evening, less than three miles south of President Trump — whom Attorney General Dana Nessel reportedly said this week is a “huge factor” in hate crimes rising in Michigan — dozens of Grand Rapids residents gave heartfelt and at times harrowing testimony about their encounters with the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Beneath the stained drop ceiling of the American Postal Workers Union West Michigan Local on a recent March evening, Kent County Democrats were strategizing on how to build off a solid performance in November 2018.

Potshots: April 2019

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Monday, 25 March 2019 14:33 |

 A monthly roundup of marijuana news and notes.

Mo Pop announces lineup for 7th annual festival

Written by Revue Staff | Wednesday, 06 March 2019 18:03 |

Bringing together all the different styles of Detroit, The Mo Pop Festival is set to bring life and excitement to West RiverFront Park for the seventh year. The two-day celebration, on July 27 and 28, will once again feature bands and musicians to thrill, unique artistic creations, and Detroit's own famously delicious food.

2019 election: Grand Rapids campaigns launch amid city-police tension

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Wednesday, 06 March 2019 12:09 |

Former Grand Rapids Public Schools Board President Wendy Falb formally launched her 2nd Ward city commission campaign Friday amid another controversial week for police-community relations.

Sofía Ramírez Hernández: Great feats with small steps

Written by Eric Mitts | Wednesday, 27 February 2019 17:07 |
Q&A

An artist, educator and organizer, Sofía Ramírez Hernández shares her story through her work so that others won’t have to struggle the way she did. Hers is a story of immigration, identity definition and institutionalized discrimination.

Brandy Arnold: Conversing with the city

Written by Josh Veal | Wednesday, 27 February 2019 16:34 |
Q&A

It’s hard to keep track of how many ways Brandy Arnold is involved with making Grand Rapids a better place.

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