September-2012

Fighting Sickle Cell

New treatments and experimental drugs offer optimism for pediatric patients and their parents.

Smoke Signals

With the boon of medical marijuana shops and hydroponic gardens, Detroit’s weed acceptance reaches a new high

Rigging the Vote

Critics say GOP tactics strip African Americans of a coveted Constitutional right. What are they trying to do? What should you know?

Voter Tool Kit

What you need to cast your vote in November and how to get it

Military Mod

Military-inspired pieces from metro Detroit area shops and boutiques to add to your arsenal

Radio Host Tom Joyner and Denny’s Host Nationwide Health Sweepstakes

Winner will have VIP experience during the “Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day Health Festival”

Gail Vs. Oprah and Zane Gets A TV Show

Oprah and Gayle King compete for ratings, author Zane gets a TV show and Gabby Douglas discusses racism at her old gym

MISSING: Sharkay Walker

Police say Sharkay Walker, 14, was last seen Monday, Aug. 13

Police Seek Missing Juvenile

Police say Sudan Gaines, 15, was last seen Saturday, Aug. 25

Police Seek Runaway Teen

Police need the public's help in finding 16-year-old Hope Demin, who was last seen Thursday, Aug. 23.

Nicci’s Not Going and Paul Ryan’s Black Ex-Girlfriend

Rumors of Nicci Gilbert leaving R&B Divas squashed, Paul Ryan wants you to know about his black ex and Vivica shows out, almost gets thrown out

Youth Organization Teen H.Y.P.E. Seeks Votes to Receive Grant

Nonprofit could earn up to $250,000 from Chase Community Giving program

The Lost Generation: Part Three

The conclusion of an educator’s personal story

The Roeper School, Local Athlete Make A Splash

Program teaches youth swimming survival skills

Rainbow Push Marches on Woodward

Organization launches national movement in an effort to promote social and policy changes

Mom on a Mission

Local activist Kiddada Green nominated for national campaign recognizing mothers

Divine Deciders

The judging panel and hosts of this year’s How Sweet The Sound

Bishop Eddie Long’s Wife Discusses Why She Stayed

Also, woman claims to be Michael Clarke Duncan's daughter and Heather Headley looks to end the year on a high note.

Rihanna, Chris Brown Get Inked While Madonna Fakes It

Rihanna and Chris Brown get new tattoos, Madonna supports Obama, Chad Johnson refuses to sign divorce papers and new movie lacks love.

Sax in the City

Scenes and stars from the 33rd annual Detroit International Jazz Festival

Raise the Roof in Palmer Park

Party raises funds to help restore the park's log cabin

Cornerstone Charter Schools Opens New Facility for Two Schools

Building features over $8 million in renovations and state-of-the-art technology

Mother Wit

Cissy Houston comes to Detroit for the 2012 Mother2Mother "Evening of Hope" at The Wright Museum

Social Media Star

Native Detroiter Jaunique Sealey develops social media strategies for popular artists