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Weeks of Protests in Detroit Bring Demands for Radical Reforms

Demonstrators insist that they will keep marching until their demands are met

Sessions on Natural Hair, Cannabis, and Creativity Planned for Self-Care Expo

The Takeoff is a day dedicated to Black female entrepreneurs
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Gov. Whitmer Urges Michiganders to Continue to Get Tested for COVID-19 and Mask Up

Michigan is faring better than other states, but our COVID-19 numbers are still rising
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2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic Retools With a New Mission but No Fans

After a blockbuster inaugural year, the PGA event is changing things up for the COVID-19 era
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Michiganders March: Protests Continue in Detroit, Shelby Twp., Ludington, and More

Ypslianti Mayor Beth Bashert resigns, Bay City raises funds to launch a Black Lives Matter chapter in the city, and a video showing a Detroit police officer driving through a crowd of protesters goes viral
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Gov. Whitmer Proposes Police Reform Policies for Michigan

Whitmer’s administration is supporting legislation that bans chokeholds, classifies false, racially motivated 911 calls as hate crimes, and requires law enforcement agencies to adopt duty to intervene policies

Rally for Black Femme Liberation to be Held in Detroit

Black women and Black non-binary persons will be speaking at the event
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Michigan LGBTQ+ Milestones

From 1970 to 2020, here's what's happened in the state
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Professional Sports Allowed to Return to Michigan

Live audiences still aren’t permitted under a new executive order, but game can return with safety guidelines
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Forgotten Harvest TV Event to Feature Kristen Bell, Lily Tomlin, and More

The two-part televised event is raising money to feed metro Detroit families affected by COVID-19

Wayne State Professor Melba Boyd on George Floyd and the Future of Policing

The Wayne State professor of African-American Studies will participate in the university’s “George Floyd in America” virtual event series
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Dana Nessel Doesn’t Mess Around

Michigan’s history-making attorney general has something other liberal firebrands lack — real political power — and she’s not afraid to use it

US Embassy Speaker Meagan Ward on Empowering Women Globally

The Detroit native and founder of Femology shares how connecting with women around the world has helped her grow as a leader

Best of Detroit 2020: What GM and Ford Are Doing Is Nothing Short of...

The companies have organized the manufacture of gowns, face shields, masks, air-purifying respirators for those masks, and ventilators
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Michiganders March: Honoring Juneteenth and a Call to End to Facial Recognition Technology

Plus, a recap of other Black Lives Matter-related developments

The First Openly Gay Person to Win an Election in the U.S. on the...

As a senior at the University of Michigan, Kathy Kozachenko won a seat on the Ann Arbor City Council in 1974
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Panels on Entrepreneurship Planned for Ponyride Juneteenth Event

Ludacris, jessica Care moore, and DJ Rue are participating in this virtual celebration
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The Way It Was – Eastwood Park, 1937

This amusement park wasn't all fun and games
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10 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth 2020 Around Metro Detroit

From virtual celebrations to drive-thru barbecues, marches, and film festivals, here's what's happening

Lunch Must Go on For Detroit Public Schools Community District Students

Machion Jackson, the district's assistant superintendent of operations, talks providing meals during the pandemic

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