WMEAC Board President Lin Bardwell and Mariano Avila, a producer at WGVU Public Media, had been working on a project together for months, a documentary that was a social-cultural look at West Michigan’s Native American community. Then one month from the final edit, Bardwell got the opportunity to travel to […]
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By Hope O’Dell and Gregory Manni For some background to this article, and a look at healthcare disparity and environmental injustice in Michigan, read Part 2. Sergio Cira-Reyes was frustrated. He and other community members had been going back and forth with Kent County officials for months, asking for answers […]
By Hope O’Dell and Gregory Manni For some background to this article and a brief explanation of systemic racism, read Part 1 Dr. Khan Nedd, a specialist in internal medicine and a founding member of the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute (GRAAHI), wasn’t surprised that people of color and […]
By Hope O’Dell and Gregory Manni Sergio Cira-Reyes had seen the numbers. Black, Brown, and Indigenous people in the United States, and those in the ethnic minority, were catching COVID-19 at a rate far higher than the proportion of the population they make up. They were more likely to have […]
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