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The message behind the Rhythm Walk and Health Fair
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The message behind the Rhythm Walk and Health Fair

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute (GRAAHI) held its 20th Anniversary Rhythm Walk and Health Fair Saturday at Martin Luther King Park.Community members joined city leaders, business owners, organizations and healthcare systems to tackle health disparities in the Grand Rapids community.“It’s based upon all the other conditions that impact our communities, impact the health of our communities, including housing, low-income, food, education, you know, all these things are major contributors of health disparities and so we want to build awareness around that and that’s why our organization exists and that’s why our organization was founded in 2002,” Vanessa Greene, CEO of GRAAHI, told FOX 17 Saturday.Khan Nedd, one of the founders of GRAAHI, explained h...