If we have learned anything over the past year, it's that we as humans have a lot of unlearning and a lot of educating—of ourselves and of our children—to do. It's time to dedicate ourselves to understanding the past...
Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, it was difficult to fit in with my complexion, to say the least. I went to Detroit Public Schools and Grosse Pointe Public Schools. Most of the time I only seemed to...
In our house, Black history is not a month; Black history is EVERY DAY!   I understand that this is not the case in a lot of homes. Especially as we focus during Black History Month, I want to educate and...
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...
DEI is growing in prevalence in American culture and business, but what is it? DEI stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Each organization might define these differently, but broadly, this is the type of work that helps to mend...
Parenting requires a lot of tough conversations, and a lot of ongoing conversations that we will continuously return to. I think we can all agree that we want our children to be kind, inclusive people. Starting a dialogue about...
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to thrive years after he changed the world forever. Today, we remember his powerful words and the impact his teachings had on so many of us. While learning about Dr....
We live in a diverse world. There are many cultural clusters in the areas in and around Metro Detroit. In fact, the largest single immigrant group in Metro Detroit comes from India. Next week, on Thursday, we will celebrate...
As much as we hope our lives matter in the United States and in the world at large, they truly do not. Black lives do not and will not matter unless we intentionally make them matter. Our lives will...
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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Where to Find Pumpkins In + Around Detroit

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*last updated 10/02/2022 Nothing says fall and Halloween quite like pumpkins. Whether you're carving with the kids, decorating your front porch, or looking to cook...