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The black nun from Detroit whose story you don’t know

02/07/17

The black nun from Detroit whose story you don’t know

Sister Marie Lutgarde, believed to be the only black nun in a centuries-old convent, followed a path from westside Detroit to an order of lifelong service.

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32 books with Michigan ties to check out this season

02/07/17

32 books with Michigan ties to check out this season

From children’s books to devotionals, plenty of local authors have the write stuff

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Four of our favorite craft cocktails from a top Detroit bartender

02/07/17

Four of our favorite craft cocktails from a top Detroit bartender

KaTrell Thomas of the Detroit Optimist Society shares a few concoctions in time for Valentine’s Day

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BLAC STYLE: Artist Ingrid LaFleur’s luxe look

02/07/17

BLAC STYLE: Artist Ingrid LaFleur’s luxe look

It’s ‘Detroit-style’: Glamorous, luxurious, flossy

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Oneita Jackson stings Detroit’s service industry in new book ‘Letters from Mrs. Grundy’

02/07/17

Oneita Jackson stings Detroit’s service industry in new book ‘Letters from Mrs. Grundy’

The columnist-turned tour-giving cab driver turned author has a message for the people of Detroit: Do better.

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Closing the Black-Jewish Divide in Detroit

02/07/17

Closing the Black-Jewish Divide in Detroit

Fifty years after 1967, it’s time to reach across suburban borders

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Meet the man behind a $10M Midtown affordable housing development

02/07/17

Meet the man behind a $10M Midtown affordable housing development

Before it was trendy, Detroit builder Julio Bateau has spent decades adding to the Midtown construction boom, with history – and people – at the top of mind.

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Behind the boards with Detroiter Krystalle Hill

02/07/17

Behind the boards with Detroiter Krystalle Hill

This audio engineer fulfills her brothers’ musical dreams while making noise in her own right

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A case for a White History Month

02/07/17

A case for a White History Month

Whites need to acknowledge their agency in American slavery, too often the dominant narrative in Black History Month.

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Thornetta Davis stole the show during the Super Bowl last night

02/06/17

Thornetta Davis stole the show during the Super Bowl last night

Detroit's Queen of the Blues was featured in an ad for the Mike Morse Law Firm.

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