October-2012

In the Zone

Joique Bell’s dream dash from Detroit Lion’s security guard to TD-scoring running back

Spiritual Help for Hard Times

As Detroit’s economy continues to sputter, many burn candles, use anointing oils and seek spiritual advice looking for a way out

Urban Harvest

Detroit’s latest crop of farmers reveals the depth of the city’s soil and soul

Poll Prep

Learn more about what the city of Detroit is voting for this election

Style: Beat the Cold with Color

Cool temperatures, hot style

Behold, Brasília

Former editor Lori S. Robinson shares photos from her six-month exploration of Brazil’s capital

Samuel L. Jackson Gets Political, Houstons Get a New TV Show

Samuel L. Jackson's controversial clip, Houstons get new series, Snoop Dogg smokes with kids

From WSU to NFL

How Joique Bell’s determination paid off

Oprah’s New Role and Bow Wow’s New Gig

Oprah talks about her upcoming role in Lee Daniel's "The Butler," Tameka has to move and Bow Wow goes to 106 & Park

Rev. Jesse Jackson Addresses Ethnic Disparity in Auto Industry

Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund’s 13th annual Global Automotive and Energy Summit focuses on improving diversity and inclusion

First Woman, African-American Executive Director of Detroit Public Library Dies

Clara Stanton Jones, the 8th director of the Detroit Public Library, died Sunday, Sept. 30.

Celeb Marriages that Last and Nicki vs. Mariah

Denzel and Pauletta still going strong, mother of actress Lark Voorhies says she's bipolar and Mariah and Nicki duke it out.

Seen Photo Gallery: Urban Monumentz

MOCAD celebrates the work of Detroit artist Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts

Who’s Who in Black Detroit Unveiled

Southeastern Michigan’s African-American business leaders honored

Brasília Bound

Brazil’s urban capital reveals much about South American life

How Terry Got Her Happy Back

Best-selling author Terry McMillan comes to Detroit to talk about bouncing back from tough times and living the “sweet life”

Janet Sets it Straight and P. Diddy Makes it Official

Janet Jackson clears up rumors spread by Vanity Fair, P. Diddy and Cassie get engaged and stars align for "Black Girls Rock!"

A Star Is Not Beyonce

Beyonce drops out of "A Star Is Born" remake, clip of Houstons' reality show reveals much and former football player and actor Alex Karras passes away

Seen Photo Gallery: La Bibliotheque Benefit

Charles H. Wright Museum’s 2012 Benefit Gala

Knowing Kenya

Detroit native and Basketball Wives cast member Kenya Bell on the “reality” of reality TV

Visions of our 44th President Exhibit

An array of artists create busts of President Barack Obama in a Charles H. Wright Museum exhibit

RZA Talks Music and Directing

Wu-Tang Clan rapper/director talks about 'The Man with the Iron Fists,' the old days and what he learned from Tarentino

Voting the Non-Partisan Part of the Ballot

Supreme Court Justice candidate Bridget Mary McCormack encourages voters to complete the whole ballot – and gets some help from some famous West Wing friends.

Preventing Breast Cancer

Lansing doctor cools fears about mammograms and self-exams, and tells you what you need to know to protect yourself.