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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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Video shows man pointing gun, hurling gay slurs at man in front of Detroit liquor store

07/13/16

Video shows man pointing gun, hurling gay slurs at man in front of Detroit liquor store

The video was posted Tuesday night on Twitter, followed by another video of men expressing their disgust for gays.

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OPINION: Populux, the first casualty of New Detroit

07/11/16

OPINION: Populux, the first casualty of New Detroit

If throwing a rock and hiding your hands is the new norm for businesses in Detroit, then we've got a lot of work to do.

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OPINION: Rallying together not a cure, but a start of a much-need conversation on police-community relations

07/09/16

OPINION: Rallying together not a cure, but a start of a much-need conversation on police-community relations

Exercising our political power is the only way we can defeat an oppressive system. It’s educating ourselves on this country’s history and exercising our right to vote.

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Someone tell Populux to hire a social media manager

07/08/16

Someone tell Populux to hire a social media manager

The venue’s official twitter account got a little too political last night

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Getting an HIV test is ridiculously easy and necessary

07/07/16

Getting an HIV test is ridiculously easy and necessary

Watch a video of BLAC's editor getting an HIV test done.

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Ex-Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee sounds off on recent police killings

07/07/16

Ex-Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee sounds off on recent police killings

“I was born a black man, I’m going to die a black man.”

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Black Men, It’s Time To Talk About Rape

07/07/16

Black Men, It’s Time To Talk About Rape

This month, Black men in Detroit are going to begin a long-overdue conversation about the role that they can play in ending sexual violence. Led by Detroit businessman Roderick Rickman, Black men will put their arms around the women in our community, increasing awareness about sexual violence, and raising money to end the backlog of untested rape kits in Wayne County. “I’m the eleventh of 12 children and I have six sisters,” says Rickman, CEO of Rickman Enterprise Group, an environmental and industrial services company. “We’re blessed that we haven’t had to deal personally with rape or sexual violence. But anger and all kinds of emotions come to mind when I think about the possibility of that happening in my family. I can’t even process...

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