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Young entrepreneurs Chi Uwazurike and Rene Marie Marod partnered to bring the fashion show of the year to the Garden Theater located in Midtown Detroit. Their brand is called Le Don and their goal for the show is to inspire the community with fashion and artistry and encourage the people to come together and team…

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Tux and Chucks ended the year with another banging charitable fundraiser. Cool Smart Inc., the nonprofit organization responsible for making all this possible, believes in empowering the youth and uplifting the community. “Cool Smart Inc. is who we are and Tux and Chucks is the event we have annually at the end of the year…

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Native Detroiters and Cool Smart Inc.’s founders Byron Suggs and Jason Appling held their seventh annual charitable fundraising event Tux and Chucks at the Sound Board located inside the MotorCity Casino Hotel in downtown Detroit. Each year, the city of Detroit chooses local non-profit organizations to become honorees who receive a portion of the proceeds…

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The American Heart/Stroke Association held its inaugural EmPOWERED to Serve Summit in Washington, DC to discuss the barriers and solutions to healthy living and well-being in urban communities. According to the Association, individual behaviors aren’t the only factors that affect health in a positive or negative way; your community plays a huge role in your…

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Chanavia Patterson is changing the principals (pun intended) of education. Named 2017’s Michigan Association of Public School Academies Administrator of the Year, Patterson is challenging educational standards, teachers, and administration while holding an impressive 95.5 percent retention rate among educators in her east side of Detroit school and community. She took a failing school, redirected it…

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International singer-songwriter TolumiDE is back on the music scene with a new single “Your Arms,” from her highly anticipated EP, Mama Sunshine. TolumiDE shared her music as well as a piece of her heart during a recent interview with rolling out. Where are you originally from? Where do you reside now? I’m a Nigerian-Canadian currently residing…

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This October, inspired mother Krista McClure launched Detroit Parent Collective (DPC) on the Northwest side of Detroit. “Detroit Parent Collective (DPC) is designed to be inclusive of Detroit’s families with a special emphasis on parents, children and elders by providing a co-working space with programs to support membership-based clients. Detroit Parent Collective will provide parents…

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and entrepreneur and beauty expert Brandi Taylor wants the women of Detroit to grasp this concept. This is how the Detroit Business and Beauty Expo was birthed. Women from around the metro Detroit area came together at the D Loft to learn about beauty, business, networking and…

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Tim City, a native Detroiter, is a teacher, actor and entrepreneur who currently resides in Atlanta. Now just because he moved out of state, that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t still go hard for his city. The MSU graduate started Late Night with Tim City while he attended the university and turned it into a…

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Posh Deux is helping to restore the confidence in children’s’ lives one wig at a time. Posh Deux’s Jennifer Elayne and Maya Mitchell have teamed with Wigs 4 Kids Michigan to host a fashion show. A portion of the proceeds from the show will be used to assist in providing wigs made for children who…

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Femology, founded by Detroit native Meagan Ward, is now open. Located inside the Beaubien House in Detroit, Femology is the first creative lounge and workspace targeted toward women. The space features a women’s only library, private and intimate work areas with exquisite desks, chairs, photos and more. “Femology’s launch preview was a huge success, to…

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Faye Shaw wrote The Favor Factor to challenge readers to look beyond life’s circumstances to see the favor in every situation. She opened up to rolling out about why she wrote this book. Tell us a little about yourself.  I was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, in a very loving and Christian family environment. I’m…

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Cha’Tia Andrews is 17 years old and a recent (as of June 8) graduate from the Detroit School of Arts. Though she plans on attending Eastern Michigan and majoring in nursing this fall, she also plans on continuing her modeling career. At the age of 5, Cha’Tia entered into pageants with a sassy attitude and…

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LaToya Cunningham formerly worked in the foreign military sales department of the Department of Defense where she was a logistics management specialist. Although the job allowed her the financial support to maintain her lifestyle, Cunningham felt bound and decided after 13 years to pursue an entirely different track as a PR professional. Now the proud…

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