More than $1.8M worth of commitments to support small businesses were announced during the The State of Black Business Luncheon in Midtown.
Cooley High School redevelopment plan rejected by Detroit school board
The board of Detroit Public Schools Community District turns down two cash offers – one for $1 million and another for $500,000 – from Life Remodeled to transform Cooley High School.
Detroit Youth Choir to perform with Broadway star LaChanze
DYC will perform its greatest hits from “America’s Got Talent” and with Tony Award-winning actress and singer on Sunday at Orchestra Hall.
Detroit nonprofit leader asks: Where are the men in education?
Waymond Hayes, director of early learning and youth development Focus: HOPE, is one of few men in Michigan and only Black man to hold a high-ranking position in early education.
Tuskegee Airmen National Museum gets $500K for high school pilot program
The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum received $500,000 from the agency to train high school students in Detroit and beyond to become airline pilots, drone pilots and aerospace engineers.
Alvin Ailey dancers connect with Detroit students ahead of Opera House shows
Dancers from Ailey II, the second company of the New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, visited Detroit students ahead of the main company’s performances at the Detroit Opera House March 17-19.
Detroiters share experiences in the ’60s through ‘Tapestry in Black’ podcast
Content creator Khaliph Young said the most important thing about his podcast is documenting history while his guests are still here to tell their stories.
Youth-led groups granted $55,000 toward anti-violence, mental health programs
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan grants are overseen by the foundation’s youth advisory committee, which was formed after the mass shooting at Oxford High School in November 2021.
Detroit ‘Cop City’ rally held in solidarity with Atlanta environmental defenders
The “Stop Cop City” movement has spread across the country after an environmental protester defending a Georgia forest was killed by state police.
Funeral service set for famed Motown songwriter Barrett Strong
The Detroit native will be honored at a March 4 service at Greater Grace Temple on the city’s west side.