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A woman’s efforts to curb illiteracy in Highland Park, one book at a time

01/06/17

A woman’s efforts to curb illiteracy in Highland Park, one book at a time

Building a legacy of literacy

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7 ways to celebrate the MLK holiday in Detroit

01/06/17

7 ways to celebrate the MLK holiday in Detroit

Events at the Wright Museum, the DIA and more

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Exhibit at Flint museum puts city’s black women in the spotlight

01/06/17

Exhibit at Flint museum puts city’s black women in the spotlight

Photographs capture beauty from the troubled region

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VIDEO: #1967at50 with Genevieve and Johnny Bellamy

01/05/17

VIDEO: #1967at50 with Genevieve and Johnny Bellamy

Historian and storyteller Genevieve Bellamy and her husband Johnny Bellamy share their memories of Detroit in 1967.

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Issa Rae to speak at University of Michigan on MLK day

01/05/17

Issa Rae to speak at University of Michigan on MLK day

The Golden Globe-nominated actress will participate in a sit-down discussion with Democracy Now! journalist Amy Goodman.

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Macy's in Eastland Center is closing at the end of 2017

01/04/17

Macy's in Eastland Center is closing at the end of 2017

The store closing is the latest blow for the troubled Harper Woods mall, and is among three Macy's store closings statewide.

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New tour service lets Detroit-area couples see wedding venues all at once, at a bargain price

01/04/17

New tour service lets Detroit-area couples see wedding venues all at once, at a bargain price

MiWedding Tours launches with two tour dates, easing the stress of picking a venue for your special day.

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Nearly 9,000 cars were stolen in Detroit in 2016

01/04/17

Nearly 9,000 cars were stolen in Detroit in 2016

Carjackings were down, but nonviolent car thefts went up, according to Detroit Police.

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New networking group for plus-sized Detroit-area professionals launches in February

01/04/17

New networking group for plus-sized Detroit-area professionals launches in February

Called The Plus Size Problem, it strives to to bring aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals of every industry together while providing them with valuable resources and empowerment.

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50 years later, is it “Detroit riots” or “Detroit rebellion?”

01/04/17

50 years later, is it “Detroit riots” or “Detroit rebellion?”

Detroiters still debate on which term is more apt for describing the city’s definitive culture shift

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