Category: City of Detroit

Detroit Food Commons

The momentum to fight urban decay is continuing to grow and develop in the city of Detroit, Michigan. In the article, Detroiters Fighting Urban Decay through Urban Farming, it revealed how many Detroit agricultural based organizations, as well as individuals, are planning a better future for themselves, families, and the community overall by farming and…




The Greening of Detroit

We live in a fast paced world, often referred to as a microwave society. With things moving so fast around us, it is hard to sit and consider where our everyday resources come from, especially the things that keeps us going, food. Living on a farm, one would know where the food he or she…




Types of Human Trafficking

Often when the term human trafficking is the topic of a news story or a political discussion, many people immediately think of it as a crime involving illegal immigrants that have been forced against their will into a life of sexual slavery. The truth is, human trafficking operates in several forms; most commonly sex trafficking…




The force behind ending Human Trafficking

An epidemic is happening seamlessly in communities across America. A hidden crime even law enforcement often overlook it or misidentify it for what it really is. Human Trafficking, the underground world where people are held against their will, forced into prostitution, and or used for slave labor. According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center,…




Human Trafficking: Right in Your Backyard

You see them every day, young adolescence, teens, and even adults, trapped in an underground world of human trafficking. The crime is not just subject to females; many males too, live in the shadows of this secret society. The apparent age difference of the couple living two houses down. No one would think twice about…




Race for the Cure

  Saturday, May 21st was the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraiser walk/run for breast cancer awareness, hosted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Lori Greene, an Account Executive for WMYD TV20 Detroit is a 12-year breast cancer survivor and this is her tenth race. Greene’s diagnoses of breast cancer…




Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business F.A.R.M. Family Assistance for Renaissance Men held an “Eat for the Cause” fundraiser and awareness event at Panera Bread restaurant in Southfield, MI on Friday, April 22, 2016. Founded by Willie Bell, this Detroit-based organization helps absentee fathers build and/or rebuild vital relationships with their children. It is a service he…




I DO: To My Career

I Do: To My Career It has been said, go to college, get a degree, get married, and then build a family. However, there is a major step missing from that equation, the career. Many people have chosen to begin a family, build a career simultaneously, and have been very successful at it. However, if…




Up Close and Personal with Author Talks

Shhh! There is no talking in the library. That statement is the furthest from the truth these days. Libraries are taking on a new form of educating the public and it has a voice. There have always been opportunities for kids and teens to visit their local library and have a book read aloud to…




The Motor City’s new wheels

The Motor City’s new wheels Detroit, Michigan, often referred to as the Motor City, the birthplace of modern transportation. Big, small, economy, or compact, all sorts of cars dress the streets of Detroit. However, as the city begins to rev up its engine coming out of recession, an old, yet familiar mode of transportation is…