Detroit

via Joy1o5: Aretha Franklin is ‘gravely ill’ according to reports.The Queen of Soul, 76, is surrounded by her family in Detroit. They have asked for prayers and privacy for the the singing legend, who has battled health problems for the past number of years. She is picture here during her last performance in NYC in […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: They didn’t get a street named after them, but they did get the keys to the city. The Detroit Free Press reports that Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson got a warm reception Friday in the hometown of Motown Records and were given the ceremonial keys to the city by Detroit police Chief […]

via freep: The Queen is coming home. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, and beloved icon of Detroit, said she plans to close out her career where it began, in her beloved hometown. In an exclusive interview Wednesday, Franklin said she plans to move from her longtime Bloomfield Hills home into a residence in the city […]

Members of various Cleveland-area churches boarded buses Tuesday and headed to Detroit to try and find Dan Gilbert, the owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. They are concerned that Cuyahoga County Council could soon spend $140 million to renovate the Quicken Loans Arena where the Cavs play. The crowd, which included about 200 people, would like […]

His efforts are to curb one of the worst public health disasters in the U.S.   B ig Sean adds his name to the list of several high-profile celebrities who have lent their time and efforts to raise money for the Flint water crisis, according to The Detroit News. https://twitter.com/TheDailyShow/status/824375348204814338 On Tuesday’s episode of “The […]

Donald Trump’s recent interest in African-American voters has produced a backlash condemning the politicians for his offensive and condescending comments. To make matters worse, Trump has been addressing predominantly White audiences when speaking to the Black community. Well, Trump’s campaign announced on Monday that the GOP presidential nominee will make his first appearance before a predominantly Black […]

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Some Detroit pastors are on a mission to wipe out weed dispensaries in the city. They say they have had enough of the smell, the addition crime and what it’s doing to Detroit’s youth. That is why the Detroit Coalition of Concerned Pastors is pushing the city council to shut down the nearly 200 medical […]

A pastor shot and killed a man who was allegedly trying to attack him with a brick on Sunday in the vestibule of a Detroit…

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A man in Detroit seems to have taken his fear of spiders too far. While filling up his car at a gas station in Detroit,…

What’s the key to living a long and prosperous life? Just ask Jeralean Talley, who was recently named the oldest living person at the astonishing age of…

Another disturbing video of police violence shows Detroit officers beating an African-American man during a traffic stop after he ran a red light on January 28.…