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Doug Jones is a multifaceted artist from Jackson, MI whose practice encompasses everything from paintings and murals to video and garden architecture. Although his creative output manifests itself in different ways, it all stems from the same place – his dauntless creativity, and love for community.
Detroit is once again the site of something that can’t be seen or found anywhere else, not including the people. Apple--yes, that Apple--has opened the first ever American installation of their Developer Academies right here in the Motor City.  “Detroit has an incredible entrepreneurial...
We’re fortunate to be living in a golden era for black hair—an age where we celebrate the diversity of our natural hair, when we’re encouraged to begin natural hair journeys, where our natural fro’s and locs are now acceptable in corporate settings, and even non-African Americans are...
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Wayne State University a $18 million grant that will help to intercept chronic disease in Black communities. The proposal, which was submitted jointly by the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering, is to develop a system that uses...
Today, the third of Meijer’s newest ventures into neighborhood grocery store formats will finally open up after months of hype and anticipation. Rivertown Market, located at 1475 E Jefferson, is open to the public.  Media professionals were invited to Rivertown market last Friday to...
On October 6, Meijer will be opening up the Rivertown Market Detroit, their latest venture in their campaign to create sustainable neighborhood grocery store-style locations. It will serve Lafayette Park neighborhood with fresh and prepared foods and is partnering with local brands such as Great Lakes Coffee...
Can't wait for the Detroit Black Film Festival? You're not alone! Trinity Films Entertainment Group (TFEG) the Ford Foundation and The Carr Center present the 2nd annual Detroit Black Film Festival, featuring 57 amazing films from 11 countries September 23-26, 2021. The festival aims to elevate...
"The Scene" with Nat Morris and Friends will create Detroit's longest dance line during DLECTRICITY, the nighttime art and light festival on September 24-25, 7 p.m. to midnight in Midtown Detroit's Cultural Center, Beacon Park, and Circle Park. Nat...
It can (and has) been said that some of the best stories mirror reality in a way that helps us reflect back on our own lives. This is the goal Detroit-based author Tracie E. Christian had in mind with her latest novel “Murder on the Yard –...
The HM Style Lounge & Chill Room is the newest kickback for Detroiters who like a good tune, a good time and a great drink. The intimate cocktail and music lounge just opened last month in the Grandmont Rosedale area, at 19566 Grand River Ave., and it’s...
Detroiters who want to support Black owned businesses and buy delicious treats free of animal products are in luck this fall. This October, Chantele Jones will be opening up Detroit’s first black-owned vegan bakery, Estella’s Vegan Dessert Boutique. 
Rustic camping and hiking are not activities many inner-city Black folks partake in growing up, which stems from a history of segregation and racially motivated violence in rural areas with a majority white population. Detroit’s Black to the Land Coalition aims to change this narrative and get...
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