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Detroit Free Press Columnist Rochelle Riley Talks New Book, Literacy and Legacy

02/07/18

Detroit Free Press Columnist Rochelle Riley Talks New Book, Literacy and Legacy

The veteran reporter has spent decades fighting for social good, and her latest project, The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery, is a collection of essays which aim to show that the effects of slavery remain.

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Meet-and-Greet With Tiffany Haddish

02/07/18

SEEN Photo Gallery: Meet-and-Greet With Tiffany Haddish

Following her sold-out #SheReady show, breakout comedian Tiffany Haddish met and mingled with fans and signed copies of her book, on Jan. 6 at MGM Grand Detroit.

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Out-of-the-Box Valentine's Day Gifts

02/07/18

Out-of-the-Box Valentine's Day Gifts

… perfect for when roses and Russell Stover just won't cut it.

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Midwife and Doula Cynthia Jackson Says Birthing at Home is the Better Option

02/07/18

Midwife and Doula Cynthia Jackson Says Birthing at Home is the Better Option

Jackson tells us how she got into midwifery and why she says giving birth at home is a safe, viable option for all healthy women.

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UAW-Ford to Celebrate, Empower Women at Free Event

02/07/18

UAW-Ford to Celebrate, Empower Women at Free Event

In the midst of a busy life, sometimes women need a day just for them. That’s what UAW-Ford (https://uaw.org/uaw-auto-bargaining/fordcontract/) has in mind as it stands in solidarity with women once again to bring back its Celebrating and Empowering Women’s Event for a second year. It happens Saturday, March 3 at the UAW-Ford National Program Center in Detroit, inviting women to spend a day getting pampered, being inspired and obtaining valuable resources. “Sometimes we’re so busy taking care of our families, so busy working, that we don’t always take time for us. That’s what I want this day to be about,” says organizer Ruth Golden, UAW-Ford’s diversity and inclusion coordinator. “If you’re always busy with your kids and...

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American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet Dancer Erica Lall Talks Success, Diversity and 'Romeo & Juliet'

01/22/18

American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet Dancer Erica Lall Talks Success, Diversity and 'Romeo & Juliet'

The 19-year-old Houston native talks about the pride that comes with being one of American Ballet Theatre's few dancers of color and how we can continue forward.

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The Shoe Box on the Avenue of Fashion Brings Another Inner-City Shopping Option

01/04/18

The Shoe Box on the Avenue of Fashion Brings Another Inner-City Shopping Option

The men's shoe store opened on Livernois in Detroit last September and offers stylish footwear without the trip to the mall.

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Detroit Youth Learn Life Skills at the YMCA

01/03/18

Detroit Youth Learn Life Skills at the YMCA

Initiative exposes high school students to healthy living and cultural experiences.

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Empowered Flower Girl Helps Young Girls Cut the Drama and Embrace Sisterhood

01/03/18

Empowered Flower Girl Helps Young Girls Cut the Drama and Embrace Sisterhood

Detroit-based motivational speaker and author Rasheda Williams helps girls combat negative peer influences by improving communications skills.

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The North American International Auto Show Returns with Career Opportunities in Tow

01/03/18

The North American International Auto Show Returns with Career Opportunities in Tow

The annual car show includes the Future Automotive Career Exposition.

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