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Understanding and courage

In the upcoming year, Detroiters will pick a new mayor and elect council persons by district. Hopes are high that the cannibalizing of the city will stop if some strong persons are elected. That will only happen if voters demand a strong message and platform from candidates. ...

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M-1 Rail and segregation

I am a resident and I live near the intersection of McNichols Road (Six Mile) and Woodward Avenue. I spent two years anticipating the arrival of the Woodward Light Rail. I had begun to believe that it would really happen and my wife and I had even begun to think about how our lives might change if we could eliminate one of our two cars. We calculated that the money saved over four years would allow us to pu ...

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At Second Inauguration, Obama Focuses on Inequality: ‘We were made for this moment’

On the birthday holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Barack Obama, America’s first Black president, was inaugurated for a second time boldly declaring on the steps of the U.S. Capitol that it’s time to take up the quest for equality where Dr. King and others left off. “We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us s ...

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King High School celebrates MLK Day

On Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School commemorated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 21 is MLK Day, the national holiday named in the civil rights leader’s honor. Although school was closed, hundreds of students and their families from all over the metro Detroit area attended the fourth Annual MLK Day March and Celebration at King High School, located on the city’s east side, to ...

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‘Django Unchained,’ Detroit in chains!

Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie “Django Unchained” has come under fire from notable filmmaker Spike Lee. Lee thinks the movie is disrespectful to African American history. The movie is set in the South two years before the Civil War. Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx plays Django — a freed slave who is intent on saving his wife, Broomhilda. ...

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A new dream

At this time on the clock of the planet, of the world, our country and our city, I cannot get out of my mind “The Second Coming,” the famous “Things Fall Apart” poem written by William Butler Yeats nearly 100 years ago, 1919, in the wake of the First World War and the 1917 Russian Revolution. ...

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Half way there: Eastern Market transforming ahead of 125th anniversary

Since 1891 Eastern Market has connected residents with food producers. In 2016, Eastern Market will be celebrating its 125th anniversary and we intend to celebrate by working over the next three years to complete the transformation that Eastern Market Corporation (EMC) — the nonprofit that manages the market — has been implementing over the past few years. ...

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