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Tylonn Sawyer: Youth Program Producer at MOCAD

Tylonn Sawyer: Youth Program Producer at MOCAD

The local artist shares his dream of bringing festivals similar to Art Basel and South By Southwest to the Motor City to create an artistic mecca in Detroit.

Rebecca 'Bucky' Willis, Creator of Bleeding Heart Design

Rebecca 'Bucky' Willis, Creator of Bleeding Heart Design

How she turned her college thesis idea into a real organization where local architects and artists give back to the Detroit community through their work.

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to Speak in Detroit

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to Speak in Detroit

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer will give the annual Lillian and Don Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on April 4, 2014 at Marygrove College

Freedom House Detroit Case Manager Helps Fellow Refugees

Freedom House Detroit Case Manager Helps Fellow Refugees

Lucy Neighbor, a political asylee, helps victims of foreign persecution seeking asylum in the U.S. at this immigrant resource located in Southwest Detroit.

Paternity Court Judge Lauren Lake Talks Law, Detroit

Paternity Court Judge Lauren Lake Talks Law, Detroit

The native Detroiter and court TV star sounds off on exploiting Black people for ratings and more. See her show weekdays at 11 a.m. on My TV20 Detroit.

Detroit Woman Keeps Better Made Potato Chips Fresh

Detroit Woman Keeps Better Made Potato Chips Fresh

In recognition of National Potato Chip Day on March 14, we check in with Better Made Snack Foods' quality and sanitation manager, Carolena Curry.

The Experience of Being a Young Mother

The Experience of Being a Young Mother

BLAC Detroit's contributing writer shares her personal experience of having a child at 19 and how she overcame all obstacles to be successful in her career and motherhood.

Downtown Boxing Youth Program Founder 'Coach Khali' Sweeney

Downtown Boxing Youth Program Founder 'Coach Khali' Sweeney

The Detroit nonprofit and its founder provide kids from all over the metro Detroit area a place to learn boxing and work toward a safe, successful future.

Long-Serving Detroit Crossing Guard is Community Treasure

Long-Serving Detroit Crossing Guard is Community Treasure

Meet Mary White. She's been a crossing guard in Detroit for 53 years and at 94, she has no intention of slowing down.

Brenda Lawrence Talks Women and Politics

Brenda Lawrence Talks Women and Politics

The first African-American and woman mayor of Southfield weighs in on the ups and downs of being a female leader, and sees room for more progress

More »'Seen' Photo Galleries

Seen Photo Gallery: 30th Anniversary Crystal Ball

Seen Photo Gallery: 30th Anniversary Crystal Ball

The Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy's celebration of dance at the Roostertail.

Seen Photo Gallery: Black United Fund of Michigan, Inc.

Seen Photo Gallery: Black United Fund of Michigan, Inc.

A night out on the town to celebrate the organization's work helping nonprofits.

Seen Photo Gallery: AutoGlow Razzle Dazzle

Seen Photo Gallery: AutoGlow Razzle Dazzle

The best party pics from the fundraising event for benefit The Children's Center.

Seen Photo Gallery: Black Family Development Anniversary Party

Seen Photo Gallery: Black Family Development Anniversary Party

Shots from the Black Family Development Inc. 35th anniversary party. See who came out to celebrate.

Seen Photo Gallery: 2013 Detroit Historical Society Ball

Seen Photo Gallery: 2013 Detroit Historical Society Ball

Check out photos from this Detroit Historical Society fundraiser.

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