GRCC in the News: 2/11/10

GRCC speaker Angela Davis says the fight for rights continues
By Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press | February 10, 2010, 11:01PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Slavery was never truly abolished, but takes different forms today, says Angela Davis, who pledges to continue fighting for people she believes remain oppressed in American society.  Davis, a former Black Panther and Communist Party candidate for vice president, spoke to a near-capacity crowd of about 1,500 people Wednesday at Fountain Street Church as part of Grand Rapids Community College‘s Diversity Lecture Series.  (More)

Kent County plans for Grand Rapids area’s first Restaurant Week
By Chris Knape | The Grand Rapids Press | February 10, 2010, 12:18PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Eateries throughout Kent County would celebrate the region’s first Restaurant Week in November under a plan being developed by the Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The event is expected to be a celebration of the region’s various culinary options, its chefs and Grand Rapids Community College‘s well-known culinary school.  (More)

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