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How UAW-Ford is cleaning up and giving back

07/06/17

How UAW-Ford is cleaning up and giving back

UAW-Ford’s Community Cleanup Day helps beautify Detroit’s Sampson Webber Leadership Academy on Saturday, July 29. Read all about it and get involved.

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Did Detroit's police force learn anything from the summer of ’67?

07/06/17

Did Detroit's police force learn anything from the summer of ’67?

In the growing rhapsody of theories surrounding how and why Detroit's 1967 riot erupted, the general consensus is police overreach is to blame. Fifty years later, our boys (and girls) in blue are determined now more than ever to continue keeping the peace.

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Black Tattoo, Art and Music Expo heads to Eastern Market for second year

07/06/17

Black Tattoo, Art and Music Expo heads to Eastern Market for second year

The expo, which celebrates black artists, takes place on July 23.

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Linda Smith, Executive Director of U-SNAP-BAC

07/06/17

Linda Smith, Executive Director of U-SNAP-BAC

The foreclosure crisis is impacting residents in all corners of Detroit, but U-SNAP-BAC has been working for 30 years to increase quality of life on the east side – and to ensure people have the opportunity and resources to stay there.

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Aretha Franklin at Detroit Music Weekend

07/06/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Aretha Franklin at Detroit Music Weekend

Aretha Franklin took the stage for a free community performance at Detroit Music Weekend on June 10 in downtown Detroit.

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The Detroit Tigers and Michigan Opera Theatre team up to explore impact of art and sports on race relations

06/28/17

The Detroit Tigers and Michigan Opera Theatre team up to explore impact of art and sports on race relations

The year-long partnership will culminate with a production of “The Summer King.”

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Social Media Day aims to help Detroiters get digitally savvy

06/26/17

Social Media Day aims to help Detroiters get digitally savvy

The annual event, hosted by the Social Media Association of Michigan will be held on June 30

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Your favorite “Housewives” are coming to town

06/17/17

Your favorite “Housewives” are coming to town

Ashley Darby, Kenya Moore and Teresa Giudice will perform “The Vagina Monologues” on June 22.

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These two women want to change the way Detroiters feel about thrift shopping

06/15/17

These two women want to change the way Detroiters feel about thrift shopping

They’re holding their next pop-up shop on June 17.

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This professional skateboarder challenges what it means to be a skater

06/07/17

This professional skateboarder challenges what it means to be a skater

As a black woman and a professional skateboarder, Christiana Smith aims to challenge that standard, one ollie at a time.

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