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DC's Cyborg is the perfect comic-book metaphor for a New Detroit

10/10/16

DC's Cyborg is the perfect comic-book metaphor for a New Detroit

The rebooted comic-book series follows the man, the machine and the Motor City.

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Four Michigan beers to try this fall

10/10/16

Four Michigan beers to try this fall

Crack open one of these fall malts made in the mitten

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Tika Sumpter will play a younger, hotter Ken Cockrel Jr. on screen

10/07/16

Tika Sumpter will play a younger, hotter Ken Cockrel Jr. on screen

The actress stars in a series about a Detroit city council president who becomes mayor after a sex scandal.

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Detroit Flower Week addresses lack of diversity in the floral industry

10/07/16

Detroit Flower Week addresses lack of diversity in the floral industry

Two black floral professionals to speak on a diversity panel.

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Award-winning local film to screen in Royal Oak

10/06/16

Award-winning local film to screen in Royal Oak

“Swing Low” explores themes of slavery and revenge.

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Tyler Perry visits Royal Oak to screen newest Madea movie

10/06/16

Tyler Perry visits Royal Oak to screen newest Madea movie

The horror comedy, Tyler Perry’s BOO! A Madea Halloween, hits theaters October 21

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Reflections of a Revolutionary

10/06/16

Reflections of a Revolutionary

One year after her passing, the legacy of Grace Lee Boggs continues to influence Detroit – and the world.

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Who’s Afraid of New Era Detroit?

10/06/16

Who’s Afraid of New Era Detroit?

Detroit’s most radical young black activists are on the verge of a revolution, and aren’t letting anyone – even police – stop them.

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Kim Trent, President of the Enough SAID African American 490 Challenge

10/06/16

Kim Trent, President of the Enough SAID African American 490 Challenge

Aiming to address Detroit’s lingering rape kit problem, the African American 490 Challenge organizes black women to support the resolution.

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Who’s Voting?

10/06/16

Who’s Voting?

As southeast Michigan heads to the polls for the most terrifying presidential election ever, we try to figure out what color our region is and why it matters.

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