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80% of Detroit’s Black Business Owners Feel Left Out of the City’s Revitalization Efforts

A survey of 100 Black business owners in Detroit has produced alarming results, according to an article written in DBusiness Magazine by Dr. Ken L. Harris, the 12th national president and CEO of the National Business League (NBL) in Detroit. The National Business League was founded in 1900 by Booker…

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Detroit Approves Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology With Limits

After controversy over whether police should be able to use facial recognition technology, the Board of Police Commissioners in Detroit approved its use but imposed certain limits. Debates surrounding the use of this technology are steeped in both claims of privacy violations and racism. While Detroit police celebrated the move,…

Aretha Franklin Embodies Black Female Empowerment

Aretha Franklin’s voice is world renowned. The pain, struggle and subsequent liberation behind it isn’t as well known. As we come to terms with her imminent departure from the earthly realm, we will forever cherish one of the most beautiful voices known to man. The good people of Detroit were…