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Five Detroit artists to watch out for

03/07/17

Five Detroit artists to watch out for

Meet the future of music right now.

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BLAC STYLE: All eyes on the Big Fashion Guy

03/07/17

BLAC STYLE: All eyes on the Big Fashion Guy

More than 22,900 Instagram followers – catch up, tech luddites, this is the new measure of impact these days – can’t be wrong. @thebigfashionguy knows how to put together a look. Only recently have we begun to see atypical depictions of male fashion outside of monotone big-and-tall catalogues; IMG, one of the world’s largest modeling agencies, announced a plus-size male model division, while fashion-forward brands like ASOS are beginning to feature larger men in ads. Michael-Anthony Spearman, who blogs, vlogs and consults under the @thebigfashionguy brand, was far ahead of the curve. BLAC: How do you describe your personal style? MICHAEL: It’s barbershop quartet with a little Detroit flair to it. I like that old-school blend of 1960s but...

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On wheels: These Detroiters are bringing their business to the road

03/07/17

On wheels: These Detroiters are bringing their business to the road

A mobile barbershop and a mobile boutique take their business across the region.

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How can we get more black women in STEM fields?

03/07/17

How can we get more black women in STEM fields?

We’ve talked about preparing our children for numbers-focused fields for years, but numbers of degree-holding blacks aren’t growing.

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Can Detroit’s 1960s-era sound be preserved?

03/07/17

Can Detroit’s 1960s-era sound be preserved?

Memories of riots and rebellion need to include musical heritage

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WWJ’s Vickie Thomas uses her voice on and off the air

03/07/17

WWJ’s Vickie Thomas uses her voice on and off the air

Thomas connects her career with her passion for Detroiters

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Remembering 'mother of the North End' Delores Bennett

03/07/17

Remembering 'mother of the North End' Delores Bennett

A pillar of the eastside Detroit neighborhood, Bennett leaves behind an immeasurable legacy.

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SEEN Photo Gallery: PATH’s Silver Celebration

03/07/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: PATH’s Silver Celebration

Lighthouse PATH, an Oakland County organization helping homeless women, celebrated its 25th anniversary Feb. 10 at The Community House in Birmingham.

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Tonya Matthews, President and CEO of the Michigan Science Center

03/07/17

Tonya Matthews, President and CEO of the Michigan Science Center

At the helm of a longtime cultural institution, Matthews remains more determined than ever to bring Detroit’s kids to the forefront of the progressing STEM conversation.

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How Detroit Cycling Studio helps you spin your way to better health

03/07/17

How Detroit Cycling Studio helps you spin your way to better health

A husband-and-wife duo’s spin classes are helping Detroiters one by one get fit.

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