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Detroit artist Kristle Marshall sends handheld joy around the U.S. via snail mail

Detroit multimedia artist Kristle Marshall created This Is Not a Bill in April 2020, a project where she sends illustrated…

2 years ago

In the classroom or in the streets, Jamon Jordan is the people’s historian for Detroit

Jamon Jordan, Detroit's first official historian, is a tour guide and former classroom teacher who's made it his mission to…

2 years ago

Singing hope at the homegoing

Throughout the pandemic, funeral singer Shelia Oden has used her voice to comfort mourners at hundreds of Detroit funerals.

2 years ago

Bags to Butterflies provides a second chance for formerly incarcerated women

Michelle Smart founded Bags to Butterflies, an artisan handbag social enterprise in Detroit, to offer women “a job that understands.”

2 years ago

The Great Divine Center supports Detroit moms’ health — inside and out

Therapist Kymaletha Brown opened the Great Divine Center, focused on women’s wellness, on Detroit’s east side last month.

2 years ago

Detroit teacher Vicki Hooks Green slings coney dogs to save for retirement

Vicki Hooks Green is a passionate Detroit teacher first -- but she started Big Ma's Coney Cart as a summer…

3 years ago

With Detroit Father, Damarqio Williams celebrates and connects Black fathers

Damarqio Williams social media posts about spending time with his daughter turned into the Detroit Father brand, with a mission…

3 years ago

Detroit is different. So are these podcast parties, dreamed up by Khary Frazier

Detroit is Different founder Khary Frazier's "A Lot of Studio" series features live podcast tapings at neighborhood parties.

3 years ago

At Detroit’s Sidewalk Festival, art springs out of vacant lots and parks

The 2021 Sidewalk Festival brings more than 30 artists and performers to create community-focused art experiences in Detroit neighborhoods.

3 years ago

7 Detroiters’ best advice, in five minutes or less

On "The Best Advice Show" podcast, Detroiters and others share their words of wisdom -- boiled down to just a…

3 years ago