28 03, 2017

Foundations Grant $250,000 To Grow Community Leadership

    This video was originally posted for the American Black Journal on Detroit Public TV and can be found here.

28 03, 2017

Consulate General of Japan in Detroit hosts popular Japanese language contest

      By Jenny Sherman 03/27/17 Troy Athens student Michele Chen (left) took home the Consul General’s Award at the 22nd annual Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, held March 25, 2017. Three other Troy Athens students (from left) Julian Gao, Kristine Bassett and Laya Sathyan, each placed in the high school competition. Photo [...]

20 03, 2017

Detroit School Closings / Economic Development in Detroit

On the next American Black Journal, the threat of more school closings in Detroit continues to be a hot button issue for educators, parents and students. We'll get the young people's perspective from students in the Neighborhood Service Organization's Youth Initiatives Project.  Plus, a local organization focuses on empowering residents to become self-reliant problem solvers who build up their [...]

14 03, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease can take toll on employees, the workplace

By David M. Downey, of Alzheimer's Association While I have seen, throughout my personal life, what Alzheimer's disease and dementia can do to loved ones, I also have experienced how this disease can impact the workplace. Throughout my career in various executive positions with large corporations and my own businesses, I have witnessed a number [...]

7 03, 2017

Manufacturing needs a rebrand

President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, Jay Timmons, and CEO and Chairman of Copper Standard, Jeffrey S. Edwards, opinion piece on the importance of manufacturing to the nation’s economy. February 23, 2017 By Jay Timmons and Jeffrey S. Edwards, The Detroit News From industrial robots, virtual reality and nanotechnology materials to handcrafted [...]

7 03, 2017

Retirement saving advice for women

March 6, 2017 Merrill Lynch financial advisor Missy Spickler speaks to FOX 2 Detroit about the challenges many women must overcome when saving for retirement.   March kicks off Women's History Month, and the history of women and money goes deepen than Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. More women are working than ever before [...]

6 03, 2017

Refugee finds asylum at Detroit Freedom House

Posted: Sunday, March 5, 2017 By: Miriam Marini Mike Tokarz Paul fled East Africa with only the clothes on his back to come to the United States in June 2016. Now a resident of Freedom House, Paul said he first arrived in Houston not being able to speak English but heard about Freedom House [...]

3 03, 2017

What to watch in Horizon League men’s & women’s basketball tournaments

Chris Nelsen, Special to the Detroit Free Press March 1, 2017 Detroit Mercy women's basketball coach Bernard Scott talks to the Free Press on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, as his team prepares for the Horizon League tournament at Joe Louis Arena. Video by Chris Nelsen / Special to the Detroit Free Press   [...]

28 02, 2017

Executive Chef from Pentastar shares tasty recipe for chocolate lovers

(WXYZ) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh6DY9C15r8 Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Pork Hash with Chocolate Chipotle Drizzle, Fried Egg, and Orange Zest Garnish For the chocolate sauce: ½ stick butter 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 ¼ tsp minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce ¾ tsp adobo sauce ¼ tsp cinnamon ½ cup orange [...]

28 02, 2017

Gorman’s designers help Shelby home channel Arts and Crafts style

Shelby home channels Arts and Crafts style Maureen Feighan , The Detroit News Paul and Kathy Lyons’ Shelby Township home may look like a nondescript quad level on the outside, but like most things, looks can be deceiving. The couple has spent years remaking their 3,000-square-foot home, project by project, room by room, bringing together [...]