Bringing back Detroit businesses

Bringing back Detroit businesses

Love to eat out? Crave coffee? Most of us do, but if you live in some Detroit neighborhoods, your options might be limited. Although the city has had its share of successful retstauranters and small shops, many are located in area clusters that are not as acessible to neighborhood residents. DTE hopes to change that […]

Governor Whitmer declares racism a public health crisis, creates Black Leadership Advisory Council to focus on issues

Governor Whitmer declares racism a public health crisis, creates Black Leadership Advisory Council to focus on issues

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has elevated black voices in state government by creating the Black Leadership Advisory Council, recognizing racism as a public health crisis and requiring implicit bias training for all state employees. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed, confirmed, and highlighted the deadly nature of pre-existing inequities caused by systemic racism, Whitmer says. The rate […]

Quiana ‘Que’ Broden to share ways for small businesses to get cookin’ again at July 20 webinar

Quiana ‘Que’ Broden to share ways for small businesses to get cookin’ again at July 20 webinar

“What ya got cookin’”? That’s what many of us asked during the COVID-19 quarantine when comfort foods remained at the center of many conversations. However, those were not the words many restaurants heard over the last few months. Now that the state has authorized business re-openings, many struggling small businesses are looking for innovative ways […]

Samaritas seeks donations for school backpacks for needy kids

Samaritas seeks donations for school backpacks for needy kids

No one is sure what the next school year is going to look like. What is less of a variable is kids will need supplies, and many young Detroiters can’t get them. Samaritas is working to fix that with its annual backpack drive. The organization is asking people to donate 1,400 backpacks and the school […]

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