June-2016

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Young, Gifted and Black

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These young, gifted and Black students are the cream of the graduating crop.

Chene Park’s summer lineup reigns supreme

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Shahida Mausi's management company ensures each summer at Chene Park is better than the last.

Author Terry McMillan dishes on her new book

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In her ninth novel, out this month, Terry McMillan hits her groove yet again with a love story. What does Port Huron’s native daughter think of her nearly three-decade career and influence? Like her characters, she’s more focused on the here and now.

Thrifting 101: 5 tips you need to know

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Afraid to take the thrifting plunge? We show you how you can stay ahead of the fashion curve while stretching your dollar to the limit.

New Animal Planet show follows Black veterinary practice

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Dr. Diarra Blue keeps it Detroit on new Animal Planet show "The Vet Life"

Catching up with Lecrae

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The rapper talks faith, new music and being accepted as a Christian rapper

Taylor Little has a big dream to help homeless women

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The recent Harrison High School grad launches her own community-service organization

Stand out Senior: Kingsley Enechukwu

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Romulus High’s Kingsley Enechukwu turns father’s advice into big scholarship win

Kelley L. Carter blazes a trail in Black journalism

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The Detroit native joins the team of ESPN's newest venture The Undefeated.

The House Where ‘What’s Going On’ Was Born

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45 years after singing background on Marvin Gaye’s landmark record “What’s Going On,” former Detroit Lion Lem Barney returns to the west-side house where he first learned the song from the late prince of soul.

Kimberly Newberry, President and CEO of Developing Kingdoms In Different Stages

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Despite her own life challenges, Kimberly Newberry has persevered and committed herself to making a difference in the lives of local kids.

SEEN Photo Gallery: Ford Freedom Awards

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The stars were out for the annual Ford Freedom Award dinner, ‘Honoring Men of Courage’ on May 17 at Detroit’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center.

Keeping Juneteenth Alive

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The Detroit Association of Black Storyteller to hold their annual celebration

Students in Oak Park can now get free health services

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A unique school-hospital partnership will offer medical, dental and mental health services.

Detroit Vegan Soul sets sights on second location

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The West Village restaurant looks to expand in northwest Detroit

Detroit Students Heading to China to Study Abroad

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One local charter school system is expanding travel opportunities for its kids.

How Detroit helped Cassius Clay become Muhammad Ali

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A brief look at the boxer's affiliation with the Nation of Islam, which was organized during turmoil among Black Detroiters.

LGBT Detroit purchases building in northwest Detroit

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The move makes the organization the first Black gay nonprofit to operate within its own space.

How safe is the Detroit Zoo?

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In the wake of the Cincinnati Zoo incident, we check in with Detroit Zoo about its safety procedures

David Alan Grier returns to Detroit for concerts in Palmer Woods

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The Palmer Woods Music in Homes concert series brings the comedian to his hometown to show off his guitar skills.

The Big Book Store in Detroit to close its doors

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The WSU-area shop expects to close sometime this year

Big Sean Gives $25,000 to Homeless Wayne State Students

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The donation comes by way of the rapper’s nonprofit foundation.

Detroit, do you know these children?

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Wayne State looking to identify kids in photos from Detroit’s Black Bottom and Paradise Valley neighborhoods