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Grand Rapids Public Museum


The Jim Crow Traveling Exhibit is on display at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The Roving Mic takes a visit to the exhibit to talk about its background and how it is a primer to the ultimate Jim Crow Museum slated to open in 2025. The exhibit is called Overcoming Hateful Things and is a collection of Stories from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Imagery. A panel discussion about the exhibit and its contents is scheduled for 3 pm on Sunday August 13, at the GRPM’s Meijer Theatre.

Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The Shelley Irwin Show, a news magazine talk-show format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday. The show, broadcast at 9 a.m., features a wide variety of local and national news makers, plus special features.
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