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PHOTOS: Detroit’s black millennials are on the front lines of the new civil rights movement

07/21/16

PHOTOS: Detroit’s black millennials are on the front lines of the new civil rights movement

Black Lives Matter's Detroit chapter and Black Youth Project 100 gathered at Pallister Park to protest the death of Aiyana Stanley Jones who was killed by a Detroit police officer in 2010.

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Sheila E. talks Prince, the BET Awards and her first time performing in Detroit

07/19/16

Sheila E. talks Prince, the BET Awards and her first time performing in Detroit

The singer and drummer takes the stage at Chene Park this weekend.

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City of Detroit demolishes 10,000th vacant house

07/19/16

City of Detroit demolishes 10,000th vacant house

Neighbors around demolitions, however, are concerned about ongoing problems on their streets.

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Martha Reeves dishes on turning 75, Motown memories and Detroit's future

07/16/16

Martha Reeves dishes on turning 75, Motown memories and Detroit's future

The Motown legend is having a birthday bash at Bert's Warehouse Theatre on Monday, and everyone is invited.

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Paradise Valley Music Festival returns to Hart Plaza

07/15/16

Paradise Valley Music Festival returns to Hart Plaza

Producer Johnnie Washington continues to find the inspiration from the Paradise Valley legacy.

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Ballroom dance flash mob at Paradise Valley fest to raise awareness on black mental health

07/15/16

Ballroom dance flash mob at Paradise Valley fest to raise awareness on black mental health

Dancers will storm the Hart Plaza and break out into smooth ballroom steps. At the end of the dance, they’ll discuss the importance of mental health and wellness.

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You can see Shakespeare in the park for free this weekend

07/14/16

You can see Shakespeare in the park for free this weekend

Bring a chair, a blanket and catch a free performance of The Merchant of Venice

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Detroit actors Vance, Key, Tomlin earn Emmy nominations

07/14/16

Detroit actors Vance, Key, Tomlin earn Emmy nominations

Other nominees include "Black-ish" co-stars and nods for "Empire," "How to Get Away With Murder" and "Luther."

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New book re-examines Coleman Young's influence over Detroit

07/14/16

New book re-examines Coleman Young's influence over Detroit

Author and historian Ken Coleman publishes “Forever Young: The Coleman Reader,” the first book written about the Detroit mayor in more than 20 years.

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New bridal boutique helps find the perfect gown for you

07/14/16

New bridal boutique helps find the perfect gown for you

Wedding expert Keasha Rigby says 'yes' to Detroit.

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