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The MSU Science Festival Detroit Expo Day Comes to Belle Isle

04/04/18

The MSU Science Festival Detroit Expo Day Comes to Belle Isle

This three-week long, statewide festival promises stimulating fun for the whole family.

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Offers Free and Low-Cost Classes to Detroit-Area Youth

04/04/18

The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Offers Free and Low-Cost Classes to Detroit-Area Youth

After 20 years in Harlem, Detroit Native Wendy Hilliard discusses the local program.

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At Bat of Southfield Exposes Kids to Baseball and More Opportunity

04/04/18

At Bat of Southfield Exposes Kids to Baseball and More Opportunity

Director Delrisha Hayes says kids are learning more than just the sport.

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UAW-Ford Gives Detroit High-Schoolers the Opportunity to Witness Collegiate-Level Debates

04/04/18

UAW-Ford Gives Detroit High-Schoolers the Opportunity to Witness Collegiate-Level Debates

Think you know a lot about a topic? Try debating it. It’s one of the best ways to truly learn about an issue, understand all its sides and figure out how to best communicate your view on it. Developing both analytical and rhetorical skills are part of the building blocks that help to create future leaders. That’s why UAW-Ford is hosting the second annual Debate in the D program on Friday, April 27. The event, held at Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern, will provide an opportunity for approximately 700 high-schoolers to watch an official collegiate-level debate.  “We’re giving young people the opportunity to be exposed to debate and the benefits of it,” says Sam Abrams, youth and community programming coordinator with...

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Detroit's Bleu Bowtique Offers Customized Bow Ties, Cool Style

04/04/18

Detroit's Bleu Bowtique Offers Customized Bow Ties, Cool Style

The Midtown establishment aims to bring back the modern-day gentleman

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DāO Detroit Caters Hair Care Products to Women and Men

04/04/18

DāO Detroit Caters Hair Care Products to Women and Men

These plant-based products are for anyone looking to own their identity.

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3 Tips for Strengthening the Retirement Road

04/04/18

3 Tips for Strengthening the Retirement Road

What you should know as you prepare for the next chapter.

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Jason Wilson, Founder and President of CATTA Says It's OK for Young Men to Express Emotion

04/04/18

Jason Wilson, Founder and President of CATTA Says It's OK for Young Men to Express Emotion

Absent fathers are the stuff of billboards, public service announcements and broken homes – especially in the black community. Jason Wilson can personally relate. That’s why he uses the memory of his own emotional pain as a compass to guide others. Specifically, young boys. Wilson, a native Detroiter, started the Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy, or CATTA, in 2008. Taking its name from a cave in the biblical story of King David, the Cave of Adullam was a refuge for the embattled future king of Israel, who later found support from a group of 200 who came be known as “David’s Mighty Men.” The symbolism isn’t lost on Wilson, as he has – through martial arts instruction – created his own group of mighty men. Now...

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Local Podcast 'On the Go with Tiffany Patton' Secures National Syndication Through iHeartRadio

04/04/18

Local Podcast 'On the Go with Tiffany Patton' Secures National Syndication Through iHeartRadio

The host talks her unique path and what's up next.

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Check Out BLAC's Round-Up of the Best Spots to Hear Live Poetry in Detroit

04/04/18

Check Out BLAC's Round-Up of the Best Spots to Hear Live Poetry in Detroit

Poet, host and scene staple Joel Fluent Greene connects us to the spoken word.

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