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In Peter Maginot's sixth-grade class, the teacher is white, but all of his students are black. They're young and they're honestly concerned that what happened to Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner could happen to them.
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More than 1,200 artists representing every genre -- from music to sculpture to poetry -- are presenting their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids. The public chooses the winner. But as Michigan Radio's Jennifer Guerra discovered, to get votes, you need a plan to get noticed.
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