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Black farmers and urban gardeners

The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference was presented by Black Urban Growers, an organization of volunteers committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings. Through education and advocacy around food and farm issues, they nurture collective Black leadership to ensure they have a seat at the table. ...

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OPINION: Creative class?

There has been much said and written over the past few years about the role of the “creative class” in the revitalization of Detroit. This term has generally been used to refer to the young, mostly white, folks moving into Detroit’s downtown and “Midtown,” who are designers, artists, educators, healthcare workers, architects and various other types of professionals. Creative Class? Really? ...

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Detroit’s Dej Loaf begins rap stardom with fashion and fame

Dej Loaf will be an opening artist for Erykah Badu at the Fox Theater in Detroit, Dec. 27, a big break for a young artist looking to make fans in her hometown. In October, The Village Voice of New York City called her raps, a “defiant new female voice,” and she’s quickly become a fashion icon wearing a full-length white mink coat on television. ...

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Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

The song is currently charting around the world on account of Eminem’s global fame. He is one of few artists in the world whose individual songs can generate more revenue in a year than an average small business. But, missing from the Detroit anthem was a Detroit producer — a squandered opportunity of big revenue for the local arts. ...

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