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2015 Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner

06/03/15

2015 Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner

The best photos from this ceremony honoring outstanding members of the NAACP on May 3, 2015.

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How DMC Helped Detroiter Kareem Penn

06/02/15

How DMC Helped Detroiter Kareem Penn

This aspiring journalist has suffered from asthma since adolescence. Now, he's signed up for the Healthy Michigan Plan, feeling great and attending college.

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Summer Music Playlist Featuring Local Detroit Artists

06/02/15

Summer Music Playlist Featuring Local Detroit Artists

The native Detroit musicians you should be listening to summer 2015 in the Motor City.

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06/01/15

Rules and Regulations for McDonald's Survey Giveaway

Contest Duration June 6, 2015-December 18, 2015 Winner Selection Two $100 McDonald’s Arch Cards will be given away at random to survey participants. One winner will be selected on Aug. 31, 2015 and one winner will be selected on Dec. 18, 2015. Winners will be selected at random. Every person who takes the survey and completes the contact information will be automatically entered into the random drawing. One entry per person. By participating in the survey, entrants are agreeing to the terms of this contest.  Winners will be notified by email and asked to submit their address to send their Arch Card prize. They will have 10 business days to respond, or the prize will be given to another random survey participant. Eligibility The Contest is open to legal...

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Author Angela Flournoy's Novel Tells Story of Detroit

06/01/15

Author Angela Flournoy's Novel Tells Story of Detroit

Local writer Desiree Cooper relates the Motor City's past and present reflected in author's new novel.

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Affirmations Director: Fighting for All of My Civil Rights

06/01/15

Affirmations Director: Fighting for All of My Civil Rights

The leader of the LGBT community center in Ferndale speaks out on joining the fight for equal rights for all communities.

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Pashon Murray, Founder of Detroit Dirt in Southwest Detroit

06/01/15

Pashon Murray, Founder of Detroit Dirt in Southwest Detroit

Founded in 2011, Detroit Dirt is changing metro Detroit's definition of 'waste' by turning food by-products from local eateries into a reusable resource.

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Wedded Bliss: Akilah Washington, Brent Lee of Detroit

06/01/15

Wedded Bliss: Akilah Washington, Brent Lee of Detroit

In our May 2015 issue of BLAC Detroit Magazine, we celebrate Black love and matrimony in metro Detroit.

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Flint Native Tunde Olaniran on New LP, Pride Performance

06/01/15

Flint Native Tunde Olaniran on New LP, Pride Performance

The metro Detroit singer and rapper performs at Motor City Pride on June 6, 2015.

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McDonald's Next Gen Entrepreneurs: Ron, Alyssa Moten

06/01/15

McDonald's Next Gen Entrepreneurs: Ron, Alyssa Moten

Ron Moten left a successful career in the auto industry to pursue his business dream with McDonald's®. Now, his daughter Alyssa is following in his footsteps.

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