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Detroit will officially celebrate Juneteenth for first time

Detroit will officially celebrate Juneteenth for first time

Amidst the many celebrations going on throughout the state, comes the news of yet another “first” in the City of Detroit – the official celebration of Juneteenth Day. The City of Detroit’s Department of Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity (CRIO) will host a Freedom Party in honor of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration of the […]

Brilliant Detroit opens new community hub in Fitzgerald neighborhood

Brilliant Detroit opens new community hub in Fitzgerald neighborhood

Brilliant Detroit, an organization dedicated to building kid success neighborhoods, is undergoing a growth spurt of sorts with the opening of its signature orange-colored doors at its newest community hub located in Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhood. The hub provides an oasis to area residents, who have the opportunity to gain access to its many educational materials, activities […]

Artfully Aware: Flint Trading Co. celebrates one year

Artfully Aware: Flint Trading Co. celebrates one year

There’s a link between jewelry and storytelling, just ask Flint Trading Co. founder and artist Walter Robert McAdow, who alongside his wife, Meghan, are celebrating a year of art in the Flint community. But it’s not your typical art gallery or space – think of it as a repository of story, where life interprets art. […]

Climate change is essential – a cultural climate change that is

Climate change is essential – a cultural climate change that is

Make no mistake. We need climate change.  We need global warming. Before you stop reading let me tell you the climate change we need is cultural. We need to back off on the rage and anger and bring more kindness, more understanding and more positivity into this world. That kind of global warming will make […]