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Trinity Films Entertainment Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Detroit Black Film Festival with several award-winning and highly acclaimed native Detroiters in the film and television industry. Festival ambassador – Deborah Joy Winans The 2020 Detroit Black Film Festival ambassador is famed actress and singer Deborah Joy Winans, who stars in…

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A woman who was believed to be dead was found alive at a funeral home. The incident occurred in Southfield, Michigan, after a woman, 20, was pronounced dead on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, according to The Detroit News.  After responding to a 911 call, Southfield Fire Department paramedics went to a home where a woman…

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Story by Marshalle Montgomery Favors Detroit is famous for cars and music, but local area moviemakers are working hard to add film to the city’s notoriety. African American filmmakers are making their mark in the world of independent movies. More than 25 feature films have been produced in the past two years by indie filmmakers…

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The Detroit Police Department is facing backlash after an officer plowed through a group of protesters. The incident occurred on Sunday, June 28, 2020, near Patton Park in Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press. After beginning in the afternoon, the protest against racial injustice was initially peaceful until the sun set and an officer…

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Kwame Kilpatrick has been granted an early release. The former Detroit mayor was scheduled to be released from prison decades from now after being convicted in 2013, according to the Ebony Foundation. Kilpatrick, the son of prominent politician Carolyn Kilpatrick, became a key figure in Detroit politics in the mid-1990s, after being elected to the…

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How would you like to be walking through your own home in the middle of the night and suddenly come face-to-face with a man who broke into your home? The Detroit-born Eminem, 47, was reportedly sound asleep when a male home invader slipped past his security team and got into the rap legend’s living room…

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Eminem ensured hospital workers in Detroit were well-fed this week. The “Real Slim Shady” hitmaker has been thanked by Henry Ford Health System Hospital in his home city after donating pots of “Mom’s Spaghetti” for staff working hard amid the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. A post on the medical facility’s Instagram account read:…

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A 5-year-old girl became the first child to die of COVID-19 in Michigan. On Sunday, April 19, 2020, Skylar Herbert died from a rare complication of the novel disease, according to FOX 2 Detroit.  Herbert, a resident of Detroit, was diagnosed with COVID-19 at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak after experiencing a headache for several days. After…

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