detroit

Sonya Harris, Hit-and-run

Mom of Disabled Woman Needs Help After Hit-And-Run Wreck (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   Oct 10, 2018

Sonya Harris and her disabled daughter, Miss DJ, are without transportation after the mother’s car was totaled in a hit-and-run accident, according to Detroit’s... Read More

Aretha Franklin, mural, vandalized

Aretha Franklin Mural Vandalized in Detroit

by Teddy Grant   Oct 01, 2018

A mural honoring Aretha Franklin was vandalized in Detroit on Saturday, The Detroit Free Press reports. Richard Wilson, the London-based artist who drew the... Read More

Detroit Cop, Fired, social media post

Detroit Cop Fired Over Controversial Social Media Post

by Teddy Grant   Sep 25, 2018

A Detroit cop who was suspended over a controversial social media post was fired this past weekend, The Detroit News reports. Sean Bostwick, 27,... Read More

Jalen Rose’s Tuition-Free High School Boasts 93 Percent Graduation Rate

Jalen Rose’s Tuition-Free High School Boasts 93 Percent Graduation Rate

by Christina Santi   Sep 17, 2018

Other than being an ESPN analyst, Jalen Rose also works tirelessly to serve his local community. The retired NBA player opened in September 2011... Read More

Aretha Franklin, Performing, EBONY Magazine

Aretha Franklin’s Public Memorial and Funeral Service Begins

by Teddy Grant   Aug 31, 2018

A tribute concert for Aretha Franklin was held at Chene Park Amphitheater in Detroit on Thursday and featured performances from Johnny Gill, Angie Stone and... Read More

Aretha Franklin, home video, detroit

Home Video Shows Aretha Franklin Singing Despite Her Illness

by Christina Santi   Aug 20, 2018

In honor of Aretha Franklin’s life, her granddaughter, Victorie Franklin, 17, shared a moving video of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer singing and... Read More

aretha franklin, detroit church

Aretha Franklin Prayer Vigil Held at Father’s Old Detroit Church

by Christina Santi   Aug 15, 2018

A special vigil was held for Aretha Franklin during the 5 a.m. prayer service at Detroit’s New Bethel Baptist Church, founded by her father... Read More

Beyonce, JAY-Z, Detroit

Beyoncé Dedicates Detroit Concert to Ailing Aretha Franklin

by Christina Santi   Aug 14, 2018

Beyoncé and JAY-Z performed at Detroit’s Ford Field on Monday night for their OTRII tour, and the singer dedicated the concert to music icon Aretha... Read More

White Detroit, white man man, Spits

White Detroit Store Owner Spits on Black Man Working Security at Event

by Teddy Grant   Jul 20, 2018

The White owner of The Detroit Mercantile Co. was charged with assault and arrested after spitting in the face of a Black man who... Read More

Jemele Hill

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Gets High School Auditorium Named in Her Honor

by Christina Santi   Jun 14, 2018

ESPN journalist Jemele Hill delivered the commencement speech at her alma mater, Detroit Mumford High School, on Monday (June 11) and was honored the... Read More