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Brix Wine & Charcuterie swirls into Detroit's West Village

09/06/17

Brix Wine & Charcuterie swirls into Detroit's West Village

The Motor City Match grant winner takes the pretension out of wine

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Growing pains of the black travel movement

09/06/17

Growing pains of the black travel movement

A #nofilter look at traveling while black

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Four ways to enjoy the outdoors with your family

09/06/17

Four ways to enjoy the outdoors with your family

Are you tired of staring at the back of your child’s handheld device? These days, it’s easy for kids to get so wrapped up in YouTube videos and Instagram posts that getting them up and outside, even with their phone (let alone without it), is a feat easier said than done. But with its crisp air and changing colors, autumn in Michigan truly is a sight to behold, which makes it the perfect season to turn over a new leaf and get the kids outdoors.  Where’s a parent to start? Luckily, the folks at the Michigan Wildlife Council know all the secrets of connecting with the state’s beautiful outdoors. Here, they offer their top four unique-to-Michigan outdoor adventures for families. 1. Parks galore Between Michigan’s Metroparks and state parks,...

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The life and legacy of UAW-Ford Vice President Jimmy Settles

09/06/17

The life and legacy of UAW-Ford Vice President Jimmy Settles

As Settles prepares to retire, he looks back on his accomplishments and moments of pride

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A Field Day to Remember

09/06/17

A Field Day to Remember

UnitedHealthcare and Wayne CHAP recently partnered for a day of fun, games and fitness

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Detroit Proper: The Recession’s Toll on Black Education

09/06/17

Detroit Proper: The Recession’s Toll on Black Education

Black families are no stranger to the struggle for quality education. We have taught our children to read under threat of death. We have created scientists out of dusty slates in one-room schoolhouses. We have survived attacking dogs, water cannons and racist mobs to win our children the right to an equal education. We have been burned out of white neighborhoods just because we believed our children should also learn in the best school districts. We have taken on three jobs and pooled family resources in order to send a child to college. Always, the sacrifice has resulted in a generation that had a chance to climb one step higher than the last. But that hasn’t been true since the housing crisis. This fall, like every fall since the collapse, many of Detroit’s formerly...

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Hill Harper talks his recent Detroit investments, plans for the city

09/06/17

Hill Harper talks his recent Detroit investments, plans for the city

The actor, who recently purchased a home and business in the city, dishes on what he hopes to contribute to the city’s revitalization

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Meals on Wheels delivered more than food on Labor Day

09/06/17

Meals on Wheels delivered more than food on Labor Day

This annual program sponsored by UAW-Ford recently served 3,500 people in the city of Detroit and beyond

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Detroit's integral role in roller skating culture

09/06/17

Detroit's integral role in roller skating culture

The past, present and (hopefully) rockin’ future of Detroit’s skate scene

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Fash Bash 2017

09/06/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Fash Bash 2017

The DIA's Founder's Junior Council hosted the annual fashion event on August 17 at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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