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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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Daniel Varner, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

09/06/17

Daniel Varner, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

With Detroit’s unemployment rate at about 8.4 percent as of April 2017, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is working to help decrease that number by assisting metro Detroiters with employment challenges.

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This farmer helps tackle food insecurity in Detroit

09/06/17

This farmer helps tackle food insecurity in Detroit

As a farmer at Keep Growing Detroit, an urban farm located downtown, Akello Karamoko helps residents tackle food insecurity

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Keeping Patients Safe at The DMC

09/06/17

Keeping Patients Safe at The DMC

The DMC has added a new initiative that focuses on patient safety to its “Path to the Top” program, which aims to make the medical system one of the top groups in the country.

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The Doctor is in - at DMC

09/06/17

The Doctor is in - at DMC

Anthony Tedeschi, M.D., a former family physician who ascended to the heights of medical management, has settled in as the new CEO of the Detroit Medical Center over the last six months. Find out who he is, his future plans and how he’s adjusting to life in the D.

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