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Who’s Afraid of New Era Detroit?

10/06/16

Who’s Afraid of New Era Detroit?

Detroit’s most radical young black activists are on the verge of a revolution, and aren’t letting anyone – even police – stop them.

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Kim Trent, President of the Enough SAID African American 490 Challenge

10/06/16

Kim Trent, President of the Enough SAID African American 490 Challenge

Aiming to address Detroit’s lingering rape kit problem, the African American 490 Challenge organizes black women to support the resolution.

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Who’s Voting?

10/06/16

Who’s Voting?

As southeast Michigan heads to the polls for the most terrifying presidential election ever, we try to figure out what color our region is and why it matters.

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Renaissance before Revival

10/06/16

Renaissance before Revival

Detroit's black artists, young and old, face gentrification, white gaze, a lack of municipal support and dwindling opportunities for the next generation. This is their time to fight back.

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The Great Outdoors

10/06/16

The Great Outdoors

Get out and explore the Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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DETROIT PROPER: Black Brews in a Whitewashed Industry

10/06/16

DETROIT PROPER: Black Brews in a Whitewashed Industry

Highlighting the people, places and events of Black Detroit

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Getting Your Senior Student Ready for Competition

10/06/16

Getting Your Senior Student Ready for Competition

“I saw a gap in holistic college planning from start to finish.”

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History on the Move

10/06/16

History on the Move

With increased tourism interest in Detroit and a push to make the region a destination for conventions and other large events, tour guides have carved out a cottage industry for themselves by showing visitors the best of what the city has to offer. Calvin Moore, 37, founded Seven Point Two Tours in January of this year after his tour-guide gig with another tour company was eliminated. “Normally when you lose your job, the question people ask is, ‘What’s next?’ But with my job ending, nobody asked me that question. Everybody asked the same question: ‘You’re going to start your own tour company, right?’” Seven Point Two – it’s a reference to the 7.2 square miles of greater downtown – offers a variety of sightseeing...

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Meet Ralph Taylor

10/06/16

Meet Ralph Taylor

As owner of Caribbean Mardi Gras Productions, Taylor brings his Trinidadian-inspired designs to events across Detroit and the country

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The Prettiest Pumpkins

10/06/16

The Prettiest Pumpkins

This 10 year old spreads halloween cheer to those in need

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