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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…




PSA – Keep the Detroit Riverfront Beautiful and Safe




The Unconventional use of Coca-Cola

“Life hacks.” It seems like there are thousands of shortcuts or “work around” for almost any roadblock or inconvenience that threatens to temporarily put your life on hold these days. Some of the most popular ones are how to get out stains with household items. For example, to get out grass stains it is believed…




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…




Running the Field from the Sidelines

Running the Field from the SidelinesDr. Maria Sepulveda, the Clinical Learning Specialist, for Wayne State University Football team helps not only develop college football players on the field but off the playing field as well. With a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and Sports Medicine, she is an intricate part of the coaching team at…




Influencing Student lives B.O.O.K.S. at a time

We first met Lawrence Simmons as the Student Responsibility Coordinator at Thurston High School. Students with excessive tardiness or behavioral problems are sent to his classroom as a first level discipline to begin to correct the issues before going up the chain of command for further actions to be taken. Mr. Simmons’ room is quite…