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Transgender woman says she was attacked outside Dearborn bar

07/27/16

Transgender woman says she was attacked outside Dearborn bar

A video posted on Facebook brings attention to the increase of violence against Metro Detroit’s LGBT community

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Higher education, community service key for Southfield's new fire chief

07/26/16

Higher education, community service key for Southfield's new fire chief

Chief Johnny Menifee’s appointment was affirmed by Southfield city councilmembers this month.

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A new soul food restaurant is coming to Hamtramck

07/26/16

A new soul food restaurant is coming to Hamtramck

The menu will be halal, meaning that certain food items will be prepared in accordance with Muslim religious tradition.

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New coffee shop to bring brews, Detroit-made goods to Livernois-Six Mile area

07/26/16

New coffee shop to bring brews, Detroit-made goods to Livernois-Six Mile area

Detroit Sip to open in northwest Detroit around Labor Day, owner says

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Allan Barnes, legendary Detroit jazz artist, dies at 66

07/25/16

Allan Barnes, legendary Detroit jazz artist, dies at 66

The saxophonist was a founding member of The Blackbyrds and was beloved by Detroit's next generation of artists.

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 “Friends Don’t Let Friends Go Hungry” campaign launched for Detroit seniors in need

07/25/16

“Friends Don’t Let Friends Go Hungry” campaign launched for Detroit seniors in need

The Detroit Area Agency on Aging and Meals On Wheels seek the public's help in keeping food-delivery services to seniors going.

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Michigan Science Center gets $1.4M donation from Toyota

07/25/16

Michigan Science Center gets $1.4M donation from Toyota

The donation will help to further encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields.

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Flint native creates hilariously awful dating site for black singles

07/25/16

Flint native creates hilariously awful dating site for black singles

The new site, Smoochr, lets you filter a potential match by skin complexion, hair type and hotep tendencies.

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OPINION: Just a reminder, this is what plagiarism is

07/22/16

OPINION: Just a reminder, this is what plagiarism is

BLAC's resident journalism professor and media critic weighs in on Melania Trump's infamous speech -- if you can still call it that.

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Populux is out. The Magic Stick is back. Everything is great again?

07/21/16

Populux is out. The Magic Stick is back. Everything is great again?

After facing heavy backlash, Populux is closing its doors for good

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