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Quilt in Detroit Remembers Lynching Victims, Racial Crimes

02/10/15

Quilt in Detroit Remembers Lynching Victims, Racial Crimes

April Aune Shipp's Strange Fruit quilt honors racial crime victims and is on display at The Carr Center in Detroit this February 2015.

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The Fight for Black Civil Rights and Equality Today

02/06/15

The Fight for Black Civil Rights and Equality Today

As a new frontier in Black civil rights begins, Detroit icons Martha Reeves, Walter Douglas and baseball legend Willie Horton remember the movement of 1954.

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Cass Technical High School Principal's Love of Education

02/05/15

Cass Technical High School Principal's Love of Education

Detroit educator Lisa Phillips, recently named the National Alliance of Black School Educator's principal of the year, had a passion for learning early on.

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Charles Ezra Ferrell, Founder of the Liberation Film Series

02/05/15

Charles Ezra Ferrell, Founder of the Liberation Film Series

For three years, this series at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit brings the community together to watch and discuss educational films and history.

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The Preachers of Detroit Talk Religion and Reality TV

02/05/15

The Preachers of Detroit Talk Religion and Reality TV

The local religious leaders invite the world of reality TV into their lives with a new series premiering at 8 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2015 on the Oxygen network.

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Wayne State University Gets Black Theatre Program Director

02/05/15

Wayne State University Gets Black Theatre Program Director

Billicia Hines leads the university's Black Theatre Program department and makes a goal to bring the African-American community back to the stage.

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 Finding the Right Single Man for You in Detroit

02/05/15

Finding the Right Single Man for You in Detroit

The local author and relationship guru offers some advice on finding eligible bachelors and identifying ineligible men.

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Sanders Candy Maker brings Valentine's Day Love to Detroit

02/05/15

Sanders Candy Maker brings Valentine's Day Love to Detroit

Metro Detroiter Alexis Allen has the sweetest factory job in the Motor City at Morley Candy Makers in Clinton Township.

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Hot & Spicy Kid-Friendly Foods

01/16/15

Hot & Spicy Kid-Friendly Foods

Add more kick to your kids' meals with these recipes for spicy hot potato soup, Crock-Pot sweet and spicy chicken tacos, and more.

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Crayola's Facebook Page Hacked

01/15/15

Crayola's Facebook Page Hacked

The kids' arts and crafts company said they were trying to stop the hackers, who flooded the page with R-rated posts, while many fans made light of the off-color content.

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