August 15 is the 74th anniversary of India’s liberation from British rule. The metro Detroit area has a relatively large minority population of Indian immigrants who celebrate Indian Independence Day, similar to how we Americans celebrate the Fourth of July....
August is National Black-Owned Business Month. This is bigger than the acknowledgment of retail in our nation. The wealth discrepancies in Black earning potential is huge. According to the study, The Economic State of Black America 2020, the median wealth held...
This week has been a sacred one for Muslims. The first 10 days of the month of Zul-Hijjah in the Islamic Calendar are considered to be the 10 most important days of the year. The tenth day of this...
Juneteenth. Ironically, as a Black woman, the history surrounding this amazing day was not told to me as a young girl…not even by my family. What was largely shared and celebrated was the 4th of July Independence Day as THEE...
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Dear ex-Karen, I am so happy that you have decided to change your views and ways. YAY! But unfortunately, I will not be able to hold your hand through this process. Though progress is great, I can feel happy for your journey but...
As parents, we tend to simplify things for our kids and try to shelter them from the hard, often uncomfortable, conversations. We downplay differences because we think by not pointing them out and discussing them, kids might not notice...
Listen, we watch a LOT of Trolls World Tour in this house. Somewhere around the 70th viewing, you start thinking more deeply about it than you should (in between the living room karaoke sessions). It’s obvious at first viewing that...
One beautiful thing that came out of 2020 was the appreciation of small businesses! We rallied around the importance of putting our money into our communities, supporting our friends and our neighbors.  As a black woman, I’d like to tell...
February is Black History Month, a time to learn about and celebrate the rich history and achievements of the Black community in America. Over the years, many wonderful books about the movements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom...
It's been a couple weeks since we published this post and we wanted to provide you with an update. We are listening and learning and have added a few more accounts here. We implore you to take the time...
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15+ Places to Find Hot Cocoa Bombs In + Around Detroit

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Hot cocoa bombs are all the rage. After purchasing last year, I can totally see why. Local bakers, chocolatiers, and cafes are taking drinking...