January-2018

The Soulcial Scene Promotes Black Businesses and Increased Hiring

This group of young, socially conscious professionals exposes black-owned businesses in an effort to increase employment opportunities for blacks and economic growth.

Empowered Flower Girl Helps Young Girls Cut the Drama and Embrace Sisterhood

Detroit-based motivational speaker and author Rasheda Williams helps girls combat negative peer influences by improving communications skills.

Detroit Youth Learn Life Skills at the YMCA

Initiative exposes high school students to healthy living and cultural experiences.

Juliette Okotie-Eboh, Ph.D. Discusses her New Motivational Book, ’10 Things I Know’

The doctor and executive shares her professional secrets for getting the most out of life.

The North American International Auto Show Returns with Career Opportunities in Tow

The annual car show includes the Future Automotive Career Exposition.

BLOCK x BLOCK Uses Customized Boxes and Unique Trinkets to Introduce Local Artists and...

Artist and designer Margarita Barry's latest project builds up local artists and neighborhood projects, block by block.

Detroit Proper: A Homegrown Fear

Desiree Cooper explores how the constant fear of violence follows women home and into the most intimate room of the house.

8 Essential Things College Bound Seniors Should Know

Your guide to making the right decision as you prepare for higher learning.

Nail Art Booms Following a Wider Appeal and a Growing Need for Self-Expression

The decorations once considered ghetto or tacky are enjoying a new following.

Red, Black and Blue in Trump’s America: How to Live King’s Dream in the...

Your survival checklist for getting through the rest of the 45th presidency.

Detroit Native and Actress Erica Peeples Talks Julliard, ‘Law & Order’ and Coming Home

As she prepares to perform in Mosaic Youth Theatre's production 'Living for the City: Mosaic Singers Tribute to Stevie Wonder,' Erica Peeples discusses her journey to the stage and screen.

Detroit Artist and Mom of Three Collaborate with Kids on Children’s Book, ‘Where Did...

Halima Cassells teamed up with her three daughters for a 34-page book that aims to answer the question that every child asks at some point, "Where did I come from?"

SEEN Photo Gallery: Franklin Wright Settlement Inc.’s ‘A Magical Moment in Motown’ Spirit of...

On Dec. 9, the human services organization invited dressed-up attendees to DTE 1 Energy Plaza for an evening of dinner, dancing and honoring unsung heroes.

SEEN Photo Gallery: Black Santa Photo Experience

On Dec. 9 and Dec. 10, BLAC Detroit and Metro Parent invited metro Detroit kids to Eastern Market to celebrate diversity and for a meet-and-greet and photo with Santa.

The Shoe Box on the Avenue of Fashion Brings Another Inner-City Shopping Option

The men's shoe store opened on Livernois in Detroit last September and offers stylish footwear without the trip to the mall.

American Ballet Theatre Corps de Ballet Dancer Erica Lall Talks Success, Diversity and ‘Romeo...

The 19-year-old Houston native talks about the pride that comes with being one of American Ballet Theatre's few dancers of color and how we can continue forward.