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Black Lives Matter: Six Poems

Poetry can often channel grief, pain, solidarity, and resistance in ways that everyday language can’t.

Black Lives Matter: Six Poems
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Fashion Designer Clement “FAME” Brown, Second Entrepreneur Featured for In Good Co. Detroit

Southfield (CW50) – Clement “FAME” Brown is the founder of Three Thirteen, a boutique in Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion that is a laboratory for Detroit’s future fashion designers. Clement “FAME” Brown, founder of Three Thirteen (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50) Brown joined Lisa Germani on COMMUNITY CONNECT to talk about how he got started as an entrepreneur and what he hopes to bring to Detroit fashion. Clement “FAME” Brown, founder of Three Thirteen, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50) They also discussed Brown’s feature on In Good Co. Detroit, a storytelling initiative that contains feature videos, podcasts, photography and written features on Detroit entrepreneurs. Clement “FAME” Brown, founder of Three Thirteen (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50) You can watch/listen/read his story on InGoodCoDetroit.com Watch COMMUNITY CONNECT, Saturday at 8:30am on CW50 to see Clement “FAME” Brown’s Full Interview

Fashion Designer Clement “FAME” Brown, Second Entrepreneur Featured for In Good Co. Detroit
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For Breonna, George, Ahmaud, and All of Us on the Margins

Today’s post is a guest post by activist and writer Emelda. She was so kind as to share her thoughts on the recent protests for support of Black Lives Matter, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and all who have lost their lives to police violence. By Emelda “Black rage is founded on blatant denial. […]

For Breonna, George, Ahmaud, and All of Us on the Margins
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Racism as a Covid-19 Side-effect, Part II: Paula Yoo on Vincent Chin and the Importance of Speaking Out Against Injustice

In early 2017, the name of a 27-year old Chinese American man in Detroit, Vincent Chin, made headlines. A rash of violent hate crimes aimed at Indian American men had just happened within weeks of each other. In February 2017, two Indian men, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, were shot in a bar outside of […]

Racism as a Covid-19 Side-effect, Part II: Paula Yoo on Vincent Chin and the Importance of Speaking Out Against Injustice