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Black Lives Matter Detroit members await trials after arrests

09/05/16

Black Lives Matter Detroit members await trials after arrests

Representatives say the long-term goal is to pressure the Detroit Police Department to fire Joseph Weekley, the Detroit Police officer who shot Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

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MECCA comic con celebrates black contributions to comics

09/05/16

MECCA comic con celebrates black contributions to comics

Oftentimes comics can appear to be created mainly by and for straight white men, so it’s important to highlight the many other voices in the medium that often don’t get the attention they deserve.

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Detroit is overrun with lazy millennials who don't know how to return bottles or function as adults

09/01/16

Detroit is overrun with lazy millennials who don't know how to return bottles or function as adults

If this is the future of New Detroit, we're in for a hell of a ride.

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New project aims to diversify Detroit’s theatre scene

08/30/16

New project aims to diversify Detroit’s theatre scene

Black and Brown Theatre casts and trains theatre artists of color

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Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is interviewing Donald Trump and it's 100% OK if you just ignore it

08/30/16

Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is interviewing Donald Trump and it's 100% OK if you just ignore it

Inviting the GOP presidential candidate into a black space only cheapens the significance of the black church.

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No more rats and mold? City says majority of DPSCD buildings now are safe and compliant

08/29/16

No more rats and mold? City says majority of DPSCD buildings now are safe and compliant

Of the district's 94 buildings, 86 are up to code. The district still faces teacher and enrollment challenges, however.

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Let's revisit this interview with John and Monica Conyers from 2000

08/29/16

Let's revisit this interview with John and Monica Conyers from 2000

The congressman and the ex-city councilwoman renewed their vows this weekend, so we dug into our archives.

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Black-ish actress to play Melody in upcoming American Girl special

08/26/16

Black-ish actress to play Melody in upcoming American Girl special

The Amazon Prime Video film is scheduled to be released this fall

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Cosmic Slop Music Festival Forges ‘New Cultural Frontier’

08/26/16

Cosmic Slop Music Festival Forges ‘New Cultural Frontier’

Rock ‘n’ roll has long been seen as part of white culture, but thanks to Facebook and other social media outlets, black fans of this music can more easily connect.

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Black breastfeeding moms' group hosts conference at Wright Museum this Saturday

08/25/16

Black breastfeeding moms' group hosts conference at Wright Museum this Saturday

The Detroit-based Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association's fifth annual summit coincides with National Black Breastfeeding Week.

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