August 2018

August 2018

We take a look into Detroit’s Afrofuturism movement, guide you through Detroit Black Restaurant Week and question why the lack of black teachers, plus more!

Thurston Campbell Talks Trash and Firm Junk Starz

One man's trash is another man's legacy.

Detroit Black Restaurant Week Showcases Black-Owned Establishments

The deliciousness commences on Aug. 20.

A Look into Detroit’s Afrofuturism Movement

Many Afrofuturists believe that Detroit can lead the narrative on the future of black folk, but can Afrofuturism really point the way?

The Fifth Annual Family Fun Day & Community Health Fair Prepares for Chandler Park

Doors of Success Foundation and Councilman André Spivey partner to bring healthful resources and school supplies to the community.

Detroit Institute of Arts Prepares for New Exhibit, ‘Lost & Found: Photographs from the...

The museum will display Detroit-themed recovered photographs.

White Construction Gives Contract Opportunities to Minority Workers

Founder and president W. Bernard White's new book 'White Construction: An American Story, Built in Detroit' chronicles the company's 30-year rise.

The Wellness Plan Medical Centers’ Family Fun Days Offer Health Screenings and School Supplies

We could all stand to have a little fun and be a little healthier.

Wanted: Black Teachers

For black students, having even one black teacher can make a huge difference.

The Body Project at the African World Festival Uses the Black Body as an...

This two-year artistic exploration taps into the national discussion of the black body.

Detroit Proper: Re-examining Americana Through Black Art

For artists like Tylonn Sawyer, the spirit of America is not all stars and stripes.

What to Do BEFORE That Summer 5K or Mud Run

With intense fitness programs on the rise, a sports medicine doc with DMC Medical Group offers advice for adults looking to get in shape.

SEEN: MGM Grand Detroit’s Veteran’s Barbecue for Volunteers of America

On July 6, MGM Grand Detroit's Employee Network Group provided a barbecue lunch for Volunteers of America staff and assisted veterans at Volunteers of America in Detroit.

Wave Au Revoir to Summer with These Floral Neckties and Bowties

These neckties and bowties are just the perfect pop of spring your wardrobe needs.

The Woodward Dream Cruise is Ours, Too

African-Americans have always been a part of cruise and car culture.

Oak Park Schools Introducing Student-Run Organic Food Gardens

These 'learning gardens' will teach students hands-on lessons in nutrition and agriculture.

Afrofuture Youth Gears Up for Fundraiser and Kickoff Party

More than spaceships and futuristic tech, Afrofuturism has real implications for Detroit students.

A Glimpse into the Life and Legacy of Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul's spirit will forever crown Detroit.