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Call Me Kuchu: LGBT Film Showing, Discussion in Detroit

01/31/14

Call Me Kuchu: LGBT Film Showing, Discussion in Detroit

The documentary examines injustices in Uganda and starts at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2014 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

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PBS Documentary American Promise Airs in Detroit

01/30/14

PBS Documentary American Promise Airs in Detroit

The film, part of the station's award-winning POV series, examines the Black male achievement gap and begins at 10 p.m. on Feb. 3, 2014.

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Detroit 2014 New Year's Eve Events

12/23/13

Detroit 2014 New Year's Eve Events

Looking for a NYE party in the Motor City? We've made a list of the best end-of-the-year celebrations to ring in 2014.

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Women's Organization Young, Ambitious and Beautiful Hosts Event for Black Women

12/11/13

Women's Organization Young, Ambitious and Beautiful Hosts Event for Black Women

An opportunity for post-graduate women to mix and mingle with other professionals, all under the age of 30.

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Noel Night, Holiday Events in Detroit Made Weekend Bright

12/09/13

Noel Night, Holiday Events in Detroit Made Weekend Bright

The city shines during the holiday season! Here's a brief recap of some of the great events that happened on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

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Detroit Doll Show Brings African-American Culture, Beauty to Life

12/09/13

Detroit Doll Show Brings African-American Culture, Beauty to Life

From darker skin tones to natural hair and other features, the dolls at this second event celebrate Black girls and women at the Wright museum Dec. 14, 2013.

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Detroit's Bicycle Artisans Expand to Eastern Market

11/26/13

Detroit's Bicycle Artisans Expand to Eastern Market

Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop and Detroit Bikes team up to expand their sales to Eastern Market.

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Trade Political Punches in Final Debate

10/30/13

Detroit Mayoral Candidates Trade Political Punches in Final Debate

Opponents Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan plead their cases as next mayor in last debate on Oct. 29, 2013, before the Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 election.

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In-Home HIV Testing Company Hopes to Kick At-Risk Behavior

10/04/13

In-Home HIV Testing Company Hopes to Kick At-Risk Behavior

OraSure, the maker of the OraQuick Rapid Antibody Test, plans to help fill disease-counseling void with new campaign.

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Black Ancestry Chronicled in New PBS Documentary Series

10/03/13

Black Ancestry Chronicled in New PBS Documentary Series

In 'The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,' Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. examines Black history, from slavery to modern day, in six episodes

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