Back to Our Roots: Traditional church is still relevant

Back to Our Roots: Traditional church is still relevant

In the not too distant past, church was the place where you learned the basics of social grace. Through “Tom Thumb” weddings, fashion shows, “Little Miss & Mister” contests and memorized pageant lines, the youth learned how to walk, talk, sit and generally behave. The Golden Rule governed and it was understood that the mothers […]

Detroit fans can pay tribute to iconic rapper Tupac Shakur

Detroit fans can pay tribute to iconic rapper Tupac Shakur

The name and worldwide legacy of a rap music icon will be celebrated in Detroit June 19. In conjunction with the national release of the long-awaited biopic All Eyez on Me, Tupac Shakur fans can gather to remember the late artist at 6 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 at Bert’s Warehouse in Eastern Market. Detroit’s […]

Salsa, Sangria and Swing are on tap this weekend in Palmer Woods

Salsa, Sangria and Swing are on tap this weekend in Palmer Woods

Whether sweet, sassy, soulful or something in between, music unites us. And, as the weather finally breaks, it’s time to let music play at backyard barbecues, spring symphonies and as part of one of the Detroit’s favorite traditions, the Palmer Woods Music in Homes series. This weekend, it’s time for salsa, sangria and swing amidst […]

Covenant Community Care helps growing number who cannot afford care

Covenant Community Care helps growing number who cannot afford care

While advocates and critics alike reacted to the House of Representatives’ passage of the American Health Care Act last week, one local organization has provided Detroit residents with healthcare services since the late 1990’s. Covenant Community Care, Inc. offers medical, dental, behavioral health and a range of other services to thousands of metro Detroiters, both […]

Chaldean Cultural Center Museum opens

Chaldean Cultural Center Museum opens

Chaldeans have a long history – 5,000 years – and they plan to show it off to the world. On May 2 the Chaldean Cultural Center Museum will open at the Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield to tell the world just who they are and what they have done in the world. It took […]

Detroit residents may apply for new water credits

Detroit residents may apply for new water credits

Eligible Detroit residents will be able to apply for water credits soon thanks to the $1.7 million reallocation of WRAP (Water Residential Assistance Program) by The Great Lakes Water Authority(GLWA). The funding will be available to the city of Detroit, as well as Flint, as a result of the cities’ return to GLWA. It will immediately […]

Mental healthcare requires an integrated approach

Mental healthcare requires an integrated approach

A physician’s job is to heal the sick, help the wounded and lately protect their rights to quality physical and mental healthcare. As a practicing physician for 30 years, I can tell you integrating healthcare does not take place at the payer level, it takes place at the provider/patient level. Some of the most vulnerable […]

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