November-2016

How to survive your family dinners this year

How to maintain your grace – and sanity – at the dinner table this year

Energy exec Carla Walker-Miller chooses to ‘lean out’

While women executives are told to ‘lean in,’ Detroit energy CEO Carla Walker-Miller chose a different method: Making the mainstream reach out and bring her in, on her own terms.

Closing the achievement gap for Birmingham’s black students

Families have migrated to the suburbs for generations in search of safer communities and better education, and high-performing districts like Birmingham Public Schools have seen a steady increase of black students as a result. But those students face a white achievement gap that may be holding them back.

Black businesses get a boost from Motor City Match

Several black-owned businesses in the city share in the city's $500,000 grant program.

Monica Conyers: My testimony

“I advise anyone: Before you call someone your friend, look at their motives and listen to wise older people.”

Chioke Mose-Telesford, Director of Community Programs at Grand Circus Detroit

Through her work at Grand Circus, Mose-Telesford helps diversify Detroit’s tech industry by helping increase access to tech education.

Fox 2 anchor Anqunette Jamison retires to join push for legalizing marijuana

The now-former morning personality says medical marijuana has eased her multiple sclerosis symptoms.

How Country Music Became So White

Blame Henry Ford's war on jazz. The automaker preferred "wholesome entertainment" as opposed to "monkey talk and jungle squeals."

Sen. Cory Booker, Jesse Jackson visit Kuzzo’s to campaign for Hillary Clinton

The visit comes just one day after Trump Jr. toured the Avenue of Fashion

National Black PR Society hosts all-male panel

The panel will discuss male leadership in the woman-dominated public relations industry.

1917 American Bistro owner: ‘I am not a Trump supporter’

The restauranteur, photographed with Donald Trump Jr. and a leading black Republican, cast his vote for Clinton with an early ballot.

SEEN Photo Gallery: The 2016 Wright Gala

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History celebrated its sixth annual Wright Gala, a lavish fundraiser themed ‘Music on My Mind,’ on Oct. 8.

10 Keys to College Success

Local experts weight in on what new college students should do help ensure success and graduation.

6 Tips for Maximizing Financial Aid

Follow this advice from local and national experts to get the most financial aid possible for your college-bound son or daughter – or yourself.

PHOTOS: Black cosplay in full effect at Detroit’s Youmacon convention

The three-day conference downtown drew hundreds of area anime fans.

Meanwhile, on Joy Road…

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A Tough Legislator; A Gentle Parent

Cong. John Conyers, Jr. discusses the demands and personal rewards of his most consuming and fulfilling challenge.

Five black-owned businesses in Royal Oak you can support right now

Show this city that comments about "building a wall" are unacceptable.