MidWest

Competition, compactness and communities of interest: Weighing...

That Indiana’s current and proposed district maps are gerrymandered is hardly a debate for many Democrats and redistricting reform...

August is Black Business Month – conclusion

In the conclusion of our salute to Black Business Month, we turn our attention Black-Owned Barber Shops and Salons. I am drawn to...

What is the purpose in life

Hello,my name is Joshua Jackson if you haven’t already heard of me from my last few articles. This week in my Theology class our teacher...

IN MEMORIAM: Michael K. Williams, star of ‘The Wire’ and...

Celebrated actor Michael K. Williams, who rose to fame in 'The Wire,' has died at age 54.  Source

Former ‘The Wire’ Actor, Michael K. Williams, dead at 54

By: Sarah Dewberry Actor Michael K. Williams has died. He was 54. The New York City police told the Associated Press that Williams...

Mr. Sonny 09/08/2021

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Texas Is Just the Start: Other Republican States Are Plotting...

Republican lawmakers and governors in several states are planning or considering forced-birth legislation mirroring Senate Bill 8...

OP ED: An Aspiring Black Male Journalist’s Take on the...

By Lawrence Price III   For some, the summertime is viewed as an opportunity to see close friends and family members that they normally...

Finally Friday: Civil Rights and Fortnite?

A mother loses custody of her son because she’s not vaccinated, Bishop Sycamore gets on ESPN, and MLK on Fortnite?? Alan, Andre, and...

Were You Parentified as a Child?  

Growing up is not for the faint of heart.     In fact, growing up faster than expected could be a recipe for trauma and resentment,...

Tyler Perry Keeps His Foot on the Necks of Critics Against...

Multi-talented actor, producer Tyler Perry is no stranger to having his films picked through with a fine-tooth comb and criticized....

OP-ED: HOW TO KILL A DEMOCRACY?! 

By Rev. Wendell Anthony   It is apparent that the body in America is being ignored. Last November, the American people by a majority...

Passion on Replay: Detroit Love Songs for the Soul   

Stock photo courtesy of Pixabay   If it is one thing Detroit is known for, it is music. Famous for the Motown Sound, Detroit has produced...

DSO Requires Proof of Vaccination, Negative COVID Test...

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced changes to its safety policies in advance of the 2021-2022 concert season, scheduled...

‘Queen of Jit Gabby’ to Perform for Detroit Audiences in...

DETROIT — The extraordinary partnership between the Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) and The Aretha Amphitheatre is underway as Opera...

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