After black people got their independance, they started to migrate from the Southern states to the Northern states of America for a brighter future.
But in fact, black folks had to face much more difficulties than they expected when in the North of America.
When they settled down in Detroit, for instance, they had to face poverty, […]
There’s a lot development news I missed from Metro Mode summarized here. Read the articles further for more details and pictures and plans of developments. There’s a lot below the line:
Detroitblog has been running a special summer series dedicated to stores and businesses in the city of Detroit that you most likely did not know existed. It’s a big city covering a large area and a lot of neighborhoods seem like there would be nothing that interesting in them but that’s only if you’re […]
Wonder wheels roll into town
He quipped that people described Pune as the Detroit of India but a time would come when they would say that Detroit is the Pune of America!
[via Times of India]
Legislation aims to curb copper thefts in Michigan
In hopes of thwarting what he calls an epidemic of copper thefts, Sen. Buzz Thomas, […]
Kalamazoo school chief leaves with Promise secret intact
Who are the wealthy donors making it possible for every Kalamazoo child to attend college in Michigan without paying a dime?
Brown says she’s still the only one who knows.
[via USA Today]
Detroit band gets loud in libraries
Singer-guitarist Josh Malerman is hitting the books again, and it has nothing to […]
Festival turns Hart Plaza into African mart
Yes, there’s a sensational variety of live musical performances, a step show that always draws a crowd and delicious African cuisine. But those aren’t the main reasons thousands of people flock to the African World Festival every year.
The festival turns Hart Plaza into a vibrant African marketplace, with fabulous […]
FIVE THINGS: About the art alternative
With the Detroit Institute of Art closed until late November, you can cross the river and find interesting art — and fantastic views of the Detroit skyline — at the Art Gallery of Windsor.
The Windsor Gallery also includes a restaurant called Bamboo with Asian food, nice views of Detroit […]
Metro Detroit Companies Named ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work …
[via PR Newswire (press release)]
Looking for Exceptional Women of Color to Represent to the World
The term “Black Community” encompasses a global group larger than just African Americans. Blacks are a diverse group of individuals who come from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, heritages, and countries. […]
It was July 23, 1967 when black-and-white history took place in Detroit. Whether it was a race riot or a rebellion, whether some violence was expected if not justified, we are still living with the aftermath. Here’s what some people have to say:
Yes, the 1967 riot still matters today
[via Detroit Free Press]
Detroit riot […]
Michigan features a growing number of breweries
Michigan microbreweries and brewpubs are producing more beer than ever.
While out-of-state distribution is increasing annually, a large portion of the 6.6 million barrels produced last year ended up being poured into the mugs of Michigan residents and out-of-state residents who visit the Wolverine state’s 75 breweries.
This is Michigan’s […]