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Detroit Proper: The Darker Side of Sexual Harassment

12/06/17

Detroit Proper: The Darker Side of Sexual Harassment

Desiree Cooper explores the black woman's burden and responsibility when it comes to speaking out against sexual harassment.

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Detroit Parent Collective Offers a Co-Working Space for Parents and Kids

12/06/17

Detroit Parent Collective Offers a Co-Working Space for Parents and Kids

Owner Krista McClure tells us what led to the inner city's first co-working space with onsite childcare.

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The Dirt Label Slings a Little Mud with Their Anti Trump Collection

12/06/17

The Dirt Label Slings a Little Mud with Their Anti Trump Collection

The Dirt Label Introduces The Anti Trump Collection, a clothing line with a political message.

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Skinnytees Launches Pro-Detroit Leggings

11/28/17

Skinnytees Launches Pro-Detroit Leggings

The online fashion retailer's Detroit Has Legs Leggings feature a collage of recognizable Detroit buildings, sculptures and sites.

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FREE & CHEAP Things to Do This Week

11/12/17

FREE & CHEAP Things to Do This Week

These events are all under $20 - most are free - and sure to keep you busy all week

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SEEN Photo Gallery: 2017 Wright Gala - Kaleidoscope of Human Color

11/10/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: 2017 Wright Gala - Kaleidoscope of Human Color

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Alpha Kappa Alpha - Lambda Pi Omega 'Flourishing at 40' Anniversary Gala

11/10/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Alpha Kappa Alpha - Lambda Pi Omega 'Flourishing at 40' Anniversary Gala

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Horatio Williams Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala

11/10/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Horatio Williams Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala

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Wedded Bliss: Tasha Pittman and Brian Mangenje

11/09/17

Wedded Bliss: Tasha Pittman and Brian Mangenje

BLAC celebrates black love.

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Detroit Proper: Exploring the History and Implications of Watermelon as a Racist Stereotype

11/07/17

Detroit Proper: Exploring the History and Implications of Watermelon as a Racist Stereotype

When is a fruit not a fruit? When a white man gives it as a gift. When the receiver is a group of African-Americans. When the fruit is a watermelon. In that case, fruit is a 200-year-old insult. In September, newly hired firefighter Robert Pattison, 41, was still on probation when he decided to carry out a long-held tradition – to take a gift and introduce himself to the firefighters he’d be serving alongside at Engine 55 in Detroit. Often, probationers arrive with a gift of doughnuts. Once, I sent a fire station popcorn to thank them for their service. Pattison showed up with a ginormous watermelon, complete with a pink ribbon. It’s one thing when Uncle Joe comes to the family reunion with three watermelons, ripe, chilled and sweet. It’s another thing...

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