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WDIV reporter Lauren Podell resigns amidst n-word scandal

11/16/16

WDIV reporter Lauren Podell resigns amidst n-word scandal

The reporter was called out by Detroit political operative Sam Riddle.

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Wayne County moves forward with completing downtown jail

11/16/16

Wayne County moves forward with completing downtown jail

Construction will restart in 2017.

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Shu Foundation hosts fifth annual barbecue benefitting Detroit's homeless

11/16/16

Shu Foundation hosts fifth annual barbecue benefitting Detroit's homeless

This year’s event will have not only free cooked meals, but also grocery giveaways, health screenings, live entertainment and access to human service agencies.

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New young professionals group aims to drive support to Metro Detroit’s black-owned businesses

11/15/16

New young professionals group aims to drive support to Metro Detroit’s black-owned businesses

The Soulcial Scene plans to hold its first event in January.

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Is there hope for black Detroiters under a Trump presidency?

11/15/16

Is there hope for black Detroiters under a Trump presidency?

Local leaders have mixed opinion on the president-elect, but black Michigan Republicans predict that citizens now have inroads to the White House.

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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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