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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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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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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

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
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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 Ten’s Kelli Coleman on Safely Reopening During the Pandemic

No nail polish testing, a cashless policy, and face coverings are among the nail salon's new protocols
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New Short Film Addresses Injustices Faced by Detroit’s Black Community

"‘Til We See The Sky" reflects on Detroit's history of rising above adversity

#BlackoutBestsellerList with These 25 Books

A new campaign asks consumers to purchase any two books by black writers between June 14-20. Here are some suggestions for your reading list.
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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
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Michiganders March: Ferndale Kids Protest and Grand Rapids Remembers Breonna Taylor

Kids call for justice in Ferndale, Grand Rapids event remembers Breonna Taylor, and MSU and U-M support student-athletes' decision to protest
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBTQ+ Workers

Redford resident Aimee Stephen has won her historic case
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Local Singer Jai Fears Talks Her First EP, ‘Gemini’

The multi-hyphenate entertainer reveals the message behind her new release and how it pays homage to her hometown of Detroit
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Detroit Will Breathe Protesters Raise Nearly $25K in Three Days

Plus, Mayor Mike Duggan talks about his meeting with the group's co-organizers earlier this week

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