Thursday rally, discussions planned in reaction to Trump victory

Some members of the West Michigan Latino and African American communities are concerned about what the Trump presidency will mean for them. Many are asking if the president-elect will lead the same way he campaigned, often using divisive speech that left minorities feeling targeted.

That's why there are three events planned for Thursday evening to discuss where the nation, and our community, goes from here.

The organization LINC UP is holding a public forum Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at their location at 1167 Madison Avenue SE, to discuss the election. Click here to learn more about the mission of LINC UP.

A Grand Valley State University student has planned a peaceful protest rally for Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle.  At last check the "Not My President" Facebook event shows more than 1,000 people plan to attend and more than 3,000 are interested. Click here to view the Facebook event.

Grand Valley State University is also hosting a discussion for the Laker Community. It's called "November 9 to Inauguration and Beyond: Where Do We Go From Here?" It starts at 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Eberhard Center.  Click here to learn more about the symposium.

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