August-2012

Tips for African American Students to Make College Attainable

The number of Blacks attending universities is on the rise, but cost and access to information can be big stumbling blocks. Here's how to get around those.

BLAC List: Best Bike Trails in Southeast Michigan

Put the pedal to the metal at these primo places in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for scenic cycling

Pedal Pushers

Detroit’s zaniest bicyclists zip through the city in large numbers

ABCs of Detroit’s EAA

Michigan’s new school district and its goal to help underperforming schools

The Doctor of Detroit Public Schools

Emergency Manager Roy S. Roberts fights to save an ailing district

Q&A with Dr. John William Covington

Dr. John William Covington heads the new Education Achievement Authority

Seen Photo Gallery: Fashion and Jazz at DTE Energy

Detroiters painted the afternoon bright for a fashion show to benefit the Payne-Pulliam School

Style: Tango in Tangerine

Dare to be different in bold color and distinctive detail

Metro-Detroit Entrepreneur Among “Elite 40 Under 40”

Chosen from nearly 400 nominees, Detroit native makes the cut

New TV Series to Feature Pregnant Single Women

Show seeks stories of independent pregnant women

Breastfeeding in the Black Community

Royal Oak shop Bravo Intimates specializes in breastfeeding apparel and knowledge

I’ve Got the Marvin Gaye-But Which Chardonnay?

Pick the perfect Chardonnay wine for the occasion

The Lost Generation, Part II: Portrait of a Detroit Youth

Educator’s personal story of a young man in need of help

Creative Duet

Detroit artists collaborate to honor women

MISSING: Jordan Carter

Detroit Police report Jordan Carter, 21, has been missing since July 24

Judge Upholds EAA Control of Detroit Public Schools

Chancellor Covington says focus can shift to educating students

MISSING: Tamela Wells

Police say Tamela Wells was last seen Monday, Aug. 6 in Detroit.

African World Festival Kicks Off Friday at Charles H. Wright Museum

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the festival moves to a new location in Detroit's Midtown area

What’s Old is New Again

The dual mission of Reclaim Detroit

Vitiligo Victor

FOX 2 reporter Lee Thomas seeks support for international campaign to help others living with condition

Hocking Hills, Ohio

Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park is unbelievably beautiful

One Voice, One Goal

Annual Global Automotive & Energy Summit To Bring Together Industry Leaders

Back-To-School For Less

Free school supplies available at events in metro Detroit

D: Pop, Detroit

D: Pop in downtown Detroit offers new products by local designers

Drawn Together

Chicago band Sidewalk Chalk rocks the Heidelberg Project