Category: Detroit

I Understand Why The DETROIT Movie Was Made, But I Can’t Recommend That You See It

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Despite living away from my native Detroit for nearly a decade and a half, I stay connected to the city through frequent visits to my immediate family and through friends on social media. As of late, I’ve heard quite a few mixed-to-negative feelings about the upcoming DETROIT film from native Detroiters, so my first goal when touching down at Detroit Metro Airport on a paid press junket for the film was to figure out why so many people are taking umbrage.

Metro Detroit Brides and Grooms have a seat at Brides, Brunch & Bubbly

Detroit – The Table of 10 is excited to present its first big event, a collaborative bridal brunch. Brides, Brunch & Bubbly will take place Sunday, March 19 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue in Rochester. This inspiring and educational brunch targets low, medium and high end brides and allows couples to learn and engage with wedding industry vendors in a warm yet exciting environment, and under one roof.

WTF? Detroit Rapper Molly Brazy Points A Gun At A Child’s Head

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Molly Brazy is making a name for herself, but not the way she intended to.

Fox News Detroit reports that police are now investigating the Detroit rapper after a video surfaced showing her pointing a gun at a toddler. The video shows the little girl playing with the pistol before she throws it at the 18-year old rapper, and Brazy reacted by picking it up and pointing it at the child.

Little Caesars Founder Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Over A Decade

The February 10 death of Little Caesars founder Mike Ilitch prompted his hometown of Detroit to reflect on the important philanthropic efforts he made to the community, WXYZ reports.

Elderly Iraqi Woman Bound For Detroit Dies One Day After Entry Denial Into The U.S.

Mike Hager, a Detroit business owner and former Iraq war contractor, voiced severe devastation after finding out that his 75-year-old mother died within 24 hours of being denied entry into America, WJBK-TV reports.

“She would have been sitting right here next to me. She’s gone because of him,” Hager said in reference to President Trump.

Rapper Big Sean Puts His Name To Good Use And Raises $100,000 For Flint


ig Sean adds his name to the list of several high-profile celebrities who have lent their time and efforts to raise money for the Flint water crisis, according to The Detroit News.

Detroit entertainer opens Vinyl Music Lounge in Midtown


Local comedian and entertainment virtuoso Karen Addison has officially opened the doors to The Griot, an intimate music-listening lounge set in the eclectic and cultural area of midtown Detroit. The lounge is co-owned with her husband Scott Boswell and business partner Jonathan Taylor. Offering a down-to-earth, casual experience, The Griot plays full catalogs of vinyl of blues, jazz, R&B, rap, rock and more.

Congratulations to the Michigan Chronicle 40 Under 40 Class of 2017


The Michigan Chronicle is proud to announce the 40 under 40 honorees for 2017. For the past five years, the Michigan Chronicle has recognized 40 of southeastern Michigan’s best and brightest young professionals under the age of 40. Those chosen have exhibited outstanding achievement, great vision, and strong leadership in their respected professions.

Ask the Doc : “Is menopause making me crazy?”


This week I was asked, “Is menopause making me crazy?” Yes, I used the “C” word, because that was the question, but also because of the context.  The question wasn’t asked by a person with mental illness, which I would never refer to as “crazy”. It was posed by a woman who was struggling to understand all of the symptoms she was going through, and used a term that many can relate to.

#BlackGirlMagic: This 22-Year-Old Is Running For Mayor Of Detroit

Detroit native Myya D. Jones isn’t letting her age stop her from living out her dream of being mayor of her hometown. 

Meet The 22-Year-Old Black Woman Running For Mayor Of Detroit

22-year-old Myya D. Jones helped raise her 5 siblings after her mother, who has bipolar disorder, fell into deep depression when Jones was in the 5th grade. In the 9th grade, Jones discovered the man she thought was her father, who had been in and out of jail her whole life, wasn’t her biological father at all. Jones has also overcome sexual abuse and a bipolar disorder diagnosis herself.

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2016 seemed to be a rough year for celebrities from my generation:  David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Glen Frey, Maurice White, Vanity (Denise Matthews), Gil Hill, Merle Haggard, Prince, Patty Duke, Muhammad Ali, George Michael and Carrie Fisher all passed away, to name a few.