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Long-awaited Tenet Finally Opens in Michigan Theaters Today
After weeks of playing in movie theaters in other parts of the country, Tenet has finally opened in Michigan. Was the long wait worth it, or is this highly-anticipated movie just a case of too much...
Tamar Braxton Breaks Silence On Alleged Suicide Attempt:
Two weeks after she attempted to take her own life, Tamar Braxton is speaking out, thanking fans, God and more for the support as she walks through this difficult journey with mental illness and...
Russell Simmons Leads Hip-Hop Elite in Praising New Police Reform Legislation
In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, the hip-hop community has rallied behind proposed new legislation to reform American policing. Def Jam Founder Russell Simmons has led a coalition... Full story
President Jimmy Carter started Black Music Month June 1979
Though Carter declared June Black Music Month with the event in 1979, and black music institutions celebrated every June thereafter, Black Music Month didn't become an official observation until... Full story
Gallery Sets Up Art Display along Deserted Main Street
The Streets of downtown Wyandotte are quiet, most businesses are closed due to covid-19. Wyandotte is the home of small businesses, usually proprietor run. The hardest hit businesses during these... Full story
Images of Resilience 2020 will be an online photography exhibit with a virtual gallery!
We are looking for images to reflect your understanding of resilience, most especially during these times. COVID-19 has thrown our communities into action as we pivot into a new normal and look for... Full story
Local Motown Legends Honored in Hamtramck
In honor of Motown's 60th Anniversary, State Representative Isaac Robinson hosted five legendary Motown artists to receive special honors on Monday, December 30 at The Film Lab Cinema and Cocktail Lou...
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. Visits With a "Strong Bill Cosby"
On the first anniversary of his imprisonment, Bill Cosby received a visit from Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the renown civil rights leader and lead-member of the famed political prisoner group known... Full story
NNPA Observes Black Music Month, National Homeownership and Juneteenth
In June, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) joins with millions of other Americans in celebration of Black Music Month and National Homeownership Month. As the trade association... Full story
Dearborn Heights Library Puppet Show Fun for All Ages
The world of make-believe is a land of vast possibilities. Jim Moyer, Youth Services Librarian for the city of Dearborn Heights, knows that make-believe and education can sometimes go hand in hand. Mo... Full story
Resident Artist Opening Reception at Red Bull Arts Detroit
On April 12th Detroit came out in a wide artistic lump to support the Artist Residents of Red Bull Detroit. The Artist Residency program is vital to Red Bull Arts Detroit's commitment to the needs of... Full story
Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral By Dwight Brown NNPA, Newswire Film Critic
Madea's loyal fans have two choices. They can say goodbye to their eccentric Aunty by attending her touring play or wish her adieu at a movie theater. Judging by what's on screen in this anemic... Full story
Red Bull Arts Detroit Hosts Inaugural "Viewfinder" Discussion Series
Three times a year, Red Bull Arts Detroit host an art residency. In which three different artists inhabit the same space to create work for a larger showcase. The Viewfinder Series puts the artists... Full story