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Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Gianna House Foundation for a heartwarming Community Baby Shower on April 30th! Help support at-risk mothers and their infants by donating much-needed baby supplies.
Governor Whitmer Repeals 1931 Abortion Ban 3
In a significant move towards ensuring rights and freedoms for the people of Michigan, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bipartisan legislation repealing the state's 1931 law that banned abortion without exceptions for rape or incest. The law also criminalized nurses and doctors for performing their duties. This action follows Michigan...
Fraud and scams that should be on your radar for the month of April
As hurricane Ian touches down in Florida, it’s disproportionately hurting Black neighborhoods causing death and destruction.
Nearly a dozen Detroit police officers say they were humiliated after being denied service at a Novi restaurant. The group, which was predominantly African-American, had gone to Bar Louie looking for a late meal. According to Sgt. Myron Watkins, the general manager at the restaurant insists that race was not...
The cannabis industry is forecast to grow to $30 billion by 2025, and Method Man wants a piece of the pie for his community. The cannabis entrepreneur is set to launch his TICAL brand in five Black-owned Detroit dispensaries this week, including Remedy, House of Zen, House of Mary...
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In a time when so many businesses are struggling, one Black-owned business is thriving. American Advantage Home Care has just been awarded a Comcast RISE award! This national program — which stands for Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment — was created in 2020 to support minority-owned businesses during the...
On Saturday, June 4, join Emagine Entertainment for a unique sensory-friendly screening of “Downton Abbey: A New Era.” This special program is designed to ensure an enjoyable experience for individuals with sensory needs and their supporters. The movie theater will have specific modifications made to the environment, including lowered...
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On Monday, May 16, 2022, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, will join Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent Michael Rice and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director Orlene Hawks to launch the “Caring for MI Future” plan. To help the nearly half of all Michigan families who live in communities without enough child care options, the ”Caring for MI Future“...
The Legal Aid Society (LAS) announced the appointment of Twyla Carter as attorney-in-chief and chief executive officer. Carter, a national leader in public defense, civil rights and access to justice work, becomes the first Black woman and first Asian American to serve in this role in the 145 year...
With 38 states already legalizing cannabis in some form and many additional states looking at ballot measures later this year, legal cannabis continues to be a booming industry.  But the cannabis ownership landscape is anything but booming for people of color.  According to the Drug Policy Alliance, less than 1% of...
CMS Energy, and its principal subsidiary Consumers Energy, announced today that Tonya Berry is named senior vice president of Transformation and Engineering, effective immediately. Tonya previously served as the vice president of gas operations responsible for gas transmission, distribution, and the integrity of the company's gas system. With her...

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