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An open invitation for the ‘uninvited’

01/09/17

An open invitation for the ‘uninvited’

The surest path to human connection is to invite someone to your table for a meal. Sharing food has been the universal symbol of peace since the time of the Neanderthals, when they gathered around their prey as a community to gorge on a carcass. Thousands of years later, there’s hardly a milestone that isn’t commemorated with the gathering of the “tribe” for a meal. From a baby shower, christening or bris; to the wedding feast, housewarming, retirement party or funeral repast, we summon those we care about to join us at the table for life’s most important moments.    To share food is also a sign of profound concern about another’s well-being. To give of your own sustenance is to validate another’s right to exist. “Sharing...

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Wright Lassiter III officially named CEO of Henry Ford Health System

01/09/17

Wright Lassiter III officially named CEO of Henry Ford Health System

He joins a handful of black executives at or near the top of local health-care organizations.

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The Limited is closing six Metro Detroit stores on Saturday

01/06/17

The Limited is closing six Metro Detroit stores on Saturday

Another mall retailer bites the dust.

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There's a movie about Flint coming out and it won't have a black lead

01/06/17

There's a movie about Flint coming out and it won't have a black lead

Instead, Cher will produce and star about the flick, airing on Lifetime of all places.

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Detroit author releases children's book of positive affirmations

01/06/17

Detroit author releases children's book of positive affirmations

The author will be holding a release party this weekend.

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 SEEN Photo Gallery: Midnight Golf Christmas Reception

01/06/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Midnight Golf Christmas Reception

The Midnight Golf Program celebrated its board members, alumni and current students at the 15th annual Christmas Reception at MGM Grand Detroit on Dec. 15.

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Amid Detroit’s latest renaissance, Highland Park wants in on the action

01/06/17

Amid Detroit’s latest renaissance, Highland Park wants in on the action

Mayor Hubert Yopp shares his big ambitions with BLAC on returning the city to excellence

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How Detroiters are finding a higher calling through higher education

01/06/17

How Detroiters are finding a higher calling through higher education

Now more than ever, mid-aged blacks are turning to the seminary to reach a more divine purpose while simultaneously trekking on enlightened career paths

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What we’ll miss most about the Obama White House

01/06/17

What we’ll miss most about the Obama White House

Michigan’s top legislators share their tributes to the 44th president

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New play digs into life of slain dancer Tamara ‘Strawberry’ Greene

01/06/17

New play digs into life of slain dancer Tamara ‘Strawberry’ Greene

The stage production is centered around a long-alleged party at the Manoogian Party thrown by ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

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