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Hundreds of young Detroiters turn out for My Brother's Keeper job fair

11/14/16

Hundreds of young Detroiters turn out for My Brother's Keeper job fair

The nonprofit, spearheaded by President Obama, seeks to connect black males between ages 18-25 with employment opportunities.

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 Annual fundraiser raises money for African communities

11/11/16

Annual fundraiser raises money for African communities

A Riverview dinner helping Little Dresses For Africa will be held in tandem with other fundraising dinners around the world.

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Black woman says she was harassed by Livonia Police

11/11/16

Black woman says she was harassed by Livonia Police

The Detroit suburb has been witness to racially motivated events in recent years

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A black woman's guide to survival in Trump's America

11/10/16

A black woman's guide to survival in Trump's America

BLAC's Detroit Proper columnist shares what's next for her -- for us -- in these trying times.

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Five black-owned businesses in Royal Oak you can support right now

11/10/16

Five black-owned businesses in Royal Oak you can support right now

Show this city that comments about "building a wall" are unacceptable.

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A Tough Legislator; A Gentle Parent

11/08/16

A Tough Legislator; A Gentle Parent

Cong. John Conyers, Jr. discusses the demands and personal rewards of his most consuming and fulfilling challenge.

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Meanwhile, on Joy Road...

11/08/16

Meanwhile, on Joy Road...

When does this video drop?

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PHOTOS: Black cosplay in full effect at Detroit's Youmacon convention

11/07/16

PHOTOS: Black cosplay in full effect at Detroit's Youmacon convention

The three-day conference downtown drew hundreds of area anime fans.

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6 Tips for Maximizing Financial Aid

11/07/16

6 Tips for Maximizing Financial Aid

Follow this advice from local and national experts to get the most financial aid possible for your college-bound son or daughter – or yourself.

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What college campus environment is the best fit for you?

11/07/16

What college campus environment is the best fit for you?

A particular school might not make much of an impression online or through its viewbook, but once a student is there for a visit, it could surge to the top of his or her list. While financial aid and academics are important, the campus vibe should feel right for the student as well. A student who wants the intimacy of a small school won’t feel comfortable on a campus of 50,000. Someone who wants to see the world outside Detroit might not find Wayne State University or even other in-state universities desirable choices. On the other hand, staying close to home could be a plus, ruling out options more than a one-to-two-hour drive from home. CharMaine Hines, associate vice chancellor at Wayne County Community College District, notes that some high school students might not be...

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