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...
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Dear ex-Karen…

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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...
August 15th is the 75th 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...
April is Autism Acceptance Month, so you may have seen posts or campaigns highlighting what it means to be Autistic or neurodivergent. I’d like to start by saying I am not an expert on neurodiversity. I happen to be...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Terror on Tillson: Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting

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One of the nation’s biggest Halloween displays is right here in Metro Detroit! The small town of Romeo gets extra spooky every year and...