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Meet pedicab driver Terry Walker

09/06/16

Meet pedicab driver Terry Walker

This pedicab driver gives a friendly face to alternative transportation in the Motor City

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Local brand Head High Detroit aims to inspire customers

09/06/16

Local brand Head High Detroit aims to inspire customers

Owner Darius Beasley pairs his encouraging message with his brand's products

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Shaun Robinson, Founder of the S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls

09/06/16

Shaun Robinson, Founder of the S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls

The Detroit native and television personality launches her foundation to empower young girls.

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Veterans of Violence

09/06/16

Veterans of Violence

PTSD has long been associated with returning soldiers traumatized by the brutal reality of war. But that limited example is just one sliver of the larger population that suffers from the after-effects of a traumatic incident.

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Detroit artist Hubert Massey prepares for another monumental fresco

09/06/16

Detroit artist Hubert Massey prepares for another monumental fresco

It’s more than just paint on a wall. To properly create a fresco, you have to first draw a life-sized sketch of the mural, mix nearly a ton – not an exaggeration, 2,000 actual pounds – of plaster and grind all the necessary pigments before you even touch a paintbrush. “It’s so Detroit. It’s so industrial, which is why I really love it,” Hubert Massey, a Detroit artist who needs no introduction, says. “Even though I’m painting this, it takes a team of people, like the Ford assembly line. It takes a team of people to actually create something like this.” Massey is referring to the 30-by-30 foot mural he’s currently working on for Cobo Center’s newly renovated space. He was commissioned last year by Maureen...

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Kimmie Horne Jazz Festival

09/06/16

SEEN Photo Gallery: Kimmie Horne Jazz Festival

Longtime Detroit performer and vocalist Kimmie Horne headlined this free Aug. 13 fest at Annie Lathrup Park in Lathrup Village, benefiting the Lathrup Village Community Foundation and the In-Accord AMAC Foundation Jazz Youth Program.

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Detroit Proper: How WSU Press Preserves Detroit Culture

09/06/16

Detroit Proper: How WSU Press Preserves Detroit Culture

Highlighting the people, places and events of Black Detroit

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Finding her own path

09/06/16

Finding her own path

Hand-picked by Oprah, a Winans family scion turns a new ‘leaf’ as a primetime showstopper

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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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