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SEEN Photo Gallery: Cars and Stars

07/07/16

SEEN Photo Gallery: Cars and Stars

The Music Hall’s annual black-tie fundraiser, Cars and Stars, welcomed Motown’s own Smokey Robinson to the bedazzled night on June 10.

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Removing the Stigma

07/07/16

Removing the Stigma

We have pills, condoms, education and other measures to prevent HIV or to ensure those infected with it live just as long as someone without the virus. And yet Blacks are still infected with HIV at a much higher rate in Detroit than other populations and we’re less likely to own our status. Here’s a look at why and what needs to change.

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City of Detroit turns development efforts toward westside neighborhood

07/06/16

City of Detroit turns development efforts toward westside neighborhood

A new initiative looks to boost the Fitzgerald area near Six Mile and Livernois.

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There's a new hip-hop radio station in Detroit, but it's not what you expect

07/01/16

There's a new hip-hop radio station in Detroit, but it's not what you expect

105.1 The Bounce will play "throwback hip-hop and R&B," zeroing in on tunes from the 1990s and 2000s.

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Women's retreat encourages Detroit businesswomen to be 'unapologetically powerful'

06/30/16

Women's retreat encourages Detroit businesswomen to be 'unapologetically powerful'

Being a powerful woman takes a certain je ne sais quoi; it’s nurtured carefully over time through self-care, being ambitious, knowing what you want in life and professional and personal development.

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Yes, there are Black investors in downtown Detroit. Here they are.

06/29/16

Yes, there are Black investors in downtown Detroit. Here they are.

The new Paradise Valley Cultural and Entertainment District will have more than $50 million in mostly Black investment.

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Naturalicious expands operations to Detroit, hires four

06/28/16

Naturalicious expands operations to Detroit, hires four

The local beauty brand opens a manufacturing space in Corktown.

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Detroit's LGBT community, federal agencies work toward preventing another Orlando

06/27/16

Detroit's LGBT community, federal agencies work toward preventing another Orlando

Dialogues between gay leaders and the FBI, Justice Department remain ongoing as the Detroit LGBT community increases its visibility.

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Local entrepreneurs share 'The Detroit Story' with President Obama

06/24/16

Local entrepreneurs share 'The Detroit Story' with President Obama

With the newly established White House Detroit Federal Working Group, the Obama administration is working to ensure the federal government is “a strong partner for Detroit as it charts its historic economic recovery.”

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Finally, we'll get to see Black people restore a house in Detroit

06/22/16

Finally, we'll get to see Black people restore a house in Detroit

"This Old House" will film on Detroit's west side, going outside the usual comfort zone of young white people living, working and playing downtown.

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