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Detroit students now have the option to attend a four-year college or university tuition-free

11/28/16

Detroit students now have the option to attend a four-year college or university tuition-free

Mayor Mike Duggan and Governor Snyder announced an expansion of the Detroit Promise scholarship

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Detroit Institute of Arts hires two black women as assistant curators of contemporary art

11/28/16

Detroit Institute of Arts hires two black women as assistant curators of contemporary art

Taylor Renee Aldridge and Lucy Mensah will be part of the DIA’s revamp of their contemporary art department

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Rising Detroit singer Eryn Allen Kane performs homecoming show

11/23/16

Rising Detroit singer Eryn Allen Kane performs homecoming show

She left the city to pursue her dream, but now she’s back for an uncaged performance.

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Detroit's T3, Wale, perform concert tonight to benefit youth literacy

11/23/16

Detroit's T3, Wale, perform concert tonight to benefit youth literacy

Two of hip-hop’s finest will team up to benefit youth literacy in Detroit. Detroit’s own T3 of Slum Village joins with Wale are guests of The Dallas Nicole Foundation, which holds its inaugural “Edutainment Series” at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Shed 3 in Eastern Market. The mission of the foundation and the Edutainment Series is to positively impact youth in Detroit communities by meeting them “where they are” by promoting and increasing activities such as mentorship, tutoring and health and fitness. The Dallas Nicole Foundation is partnering with The Massive Group to bring the hip-hop artists together at the event, which will include performances by both. Festivities kick off at 8 p.m. and run until 1 a.m. For more information about The Dallas...

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Detroit culinary landmark Louisiana Creole Gumbo expands to the northwest side

11/23/16

Detroit culinary landmark Louisiana Creole Gumbo expands to the northwest side

Boosted by a grant from Motor City Match, it's the Louisiana-style restaurant's first expansion after 46 years of service.

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Here are 49 Black-owned Detroit shops to support on Small Business Saturday

11/23/16

Here are 49 Black-owned Detroit shops to support on Small Business Saturday

Shop small, but also shop black

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Thornetta Davis, Detroit's 'Queen of the Blues,' returns with long-awaited second album

11/23/16

Thornetta Davis, Detroit's 'Queen of the Blues,' returns with long-awaited second album

She'll be capping off the release with a Music Hall show this month.

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Why Metro Detroiters need to go to America's Thanksgiving Parade this year

11/23/16

Why Metro Detroiters need to go to America's Thanksgiving Parade this year

In divisive times such as these, the parade offers a safe space for families looking to enjoy themselves.

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The majority of the NEI grant winning businesses were black-owned

11/22/16

The majority of the NEI grant winning businesses were black-owned

The selected business will be awarded either $10,000 or $100,000 to help grow their businesses

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Shirley Caesar gets a Detroit jit remix

11/22/16

Shirley Caesar gets a Detroit jit remix

Now you can officially start Thanksgiving.

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