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Detroit Nonprofit Mentors Youth Through Sports

In recognition of January’s designation as National Mentoring Month, we are revisiting this inspiring May 2014 article.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. John Conyers on Why the 1967 Detroit Riot Happened

We salute trailblazing former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, who served in Congress for more than 50 years and died at the age of 90 today, October 27, 2019, as we repost this headline recounting the Detroit Riot of 1967.

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Influencers: Millionaire Bill Pickard on Strategy, Vision and Keeping Black Dollars at Home

In recognition of August’s designation as National Black Business Month, we revisit this April 2017 article about businessman and author Pickard.

Former State Trooper Convicted in Taser Death of Detroit Teen

Former State Trooper Convicted in Taser Death of Detroit Teen

Mark Bessner is facing a maximum of 15 years in prison. He will be sentenced on May 2.

Aiyana Stanley-Jones' Family Settles With the City of Detroit for $8 Million

Aiyana Stanley-Jones’ Family Settles With the City of Detroit for $8 Million

The 7-year-old was killed as she slept on a couch in 2010.

Detroit Student Accepted Into 41 Colleges

Detroit Student Accepted Into 41 Colleges

Michael Love has been awarded $300,000 in scholarship money.