‘Black Face is not ok’ or ‘Just in time for Halloween’

‘Black Face is not ok’ or ‘Just in time for Halloween’

Every year, around Halloween, it becomes important to remind folks that black face is not ok. As Detroit goes through it’s so-called renaissance and we have an influx of ‘new’ resi ...

Breast cancer study saving Black women

Breast cancer study saving Black women

Report: (W)hile breast cancer is one of the deadliest diseases for Black women — they are more than five times as likely to die from the disease and are less likely to survive five ...

‘Motown: The Musical’ reanimates past, puts new generation in the spotlight

‘Motown: The Musical’ reanimates past, puts new generation in the spotlight

The play, “Motown: The Musical,” is based on Motown founder Berry Gordy’s 1994 autobiography, “To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown,” weaves the story of how G ...

‘Chibok girls’ — Will government keep its word and find them?

‘Chibok girls’ — Will government keep its word and find them?

With frustration boiling over at government foot-dragging over the fate of 219 girls, kidnapped from a government secondary school in Chibok in April, the Nigerian government took ...

Ebola drug tests raise ethical issues

Ebola drug tests raise ethical issues

...(H)ealth care workers might object to taking part in a test if only half of them are getting the actual drug as opposed to the placebo. ...

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa killed

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa killed

Local media reports say Meyiwa was shot while trying to protect his girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo, a South African singer and celebrity. Malila didn’t comment on these reports. ...

Thinking for Ourselves by Shea Howell

Thinking for Ourselves by Shea Howell

Now we are facing the consequences of a city given away to corporate interests. And we are seeing a new industry being born by those who will profit from this municipal rape. ...

Perpetual control

What makes the situation even more perplexing is that fact that, in a separate case involving a federal challenge to PA 436, lawyers from the state Attorney General’s Office specifically argued that — as long as certain conditions were met — the law was clear in establishing a strict 18-month limit on the term an EM could remain in control. ...

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Auto Summit: ‘Diversity to remain competitive’

Top automotive leaders, manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, government officials, community leaders, advertising agencies and media outlets will examine strategies, trends and solutions regarding the automotive global expansion and the many benefi ts of an all-inclusive, ethnic minority business environment. ...

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Legal aid group to host free legal clinic

Staff report DETROIT — Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. is offering the public a free outreach clinic on civil legal services for income-eligible residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, Oct. 15, from 1-4 p.m. at Mack Alive, Inc. CommunityResource Center (3746 Fischer St.). Organizers ask attendees to bring copies of their documents and register before 2 p.m., as a LAD attorney will assist o ...

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