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Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is interviewing Donald Trump and it's 100% OK if you just ignore it

08/30/16

Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is interviewing Donald Trump and it's 100% OK if you just ignore it

Inviting the GOP presidential candidate into a black space only cheapens the significance of the black church.

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No more rats and mold? City says majority of DPSCD buildings now are safe and compliant

08/29/16

No more rats and mold? City says majority of DPSCD buildings now are safe and compliant

Of the district's 94 buildings, 86 are up to code. The district still faces teacher and enrollment challenges, however.

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Let's revisit this interview with John and Monica Conyers from 2000

08/29/16

Let's revisit this interview with John and Monica Conyers from 2000

The congressman and the ex-city councilwoman renewed their vows this weekend, so we dug into our archives.

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Black-ish actress to play Melody in upcoming American Girl special

08/26/16

Black-ish actress to play Melody in upcoming American Girl special

The Amazon Prime Video film is scheduled to be released this fall

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Cosmic Slop Music Festival Forges ‘New Cultural Frontier’

08/26/16

Cosmic Slop Music Festival Forges ‘New Cultural Frontier’

Rock ‘n’ roll has long been seen as part of white culture, but thanks to Facebook and other social media outlets, black fans of this music can more easily connect.

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Black breastfeeding moms' group hosts conference at Wright Museum this Saturday

08/25/16

Black breastfeeding moms' group hosts conference at Wright Museum this Saturday

The Detroit-based Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association's fifth annual summit coincides with National Black Breastfeeding Week.

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A Requiem for Baby Girl

08/25/16

A Requiem for Baby Girl

Assessing Aaliyah’s legacy 15 years after we lost her is necessary, if heart-wrenching. Still, her spirit lives in the next generation of Detroit’s female artists.

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Newsweek published the whitest, blandest guide to Detroit ever

08/24/16

Newsweek published the whitest, blandest guide to Detroit ever

This is bad, and you should feel bad.

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Tika Sumpter stops in Detroit to discuss her new film

08/23/16

Tika Sumpter stops in Detroit to discuss her new film

The ‘Sparkle’ actor plays Michelle Obama in the film Southside With You.

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Alley Taco is moving into the former Goodwells location

08/22/16

Alley Taco is moving into the former Goodwells location

And we still don’t know what’s happening with Goodwells.

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