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Workspaces are popping up all over downtown and midtown Detroit but there are not too many in the neighborhoods. Thanks to the Motor City Match program, Elite Detroit Leadership event space, co-working space, and entrepreneurial hub will be coming to the Six Mile and Gunston area by the end of 2018.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and The Oasis of Vine City Inc.—a CDC of the Higher Ground Empowerment Center Church along with its pastor, the Rev. Bishop Dexter L. Johnson—announced in a groundbreaking ceremony a new development project that will create jobs and help ease the strains of community displacement in the Vine City community near Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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Ninth to 12th graders from Little Haiti got an opportunity to be innovative while learning financial literacy through a grant from the South Florida Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

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Baron Davis has become a storyteller who champions racial justice and gender equality.  The former NBA star's production companies are putting out provocative film, television and digital projects aimed at increasing the representation of people of color and women in media. One of his documentaries aired as an ESPN 30 for 30, and others have won accolades.

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Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business is working to foster greater diversity among Indiana’s real estate professionals, and a recent $500,000 gift from community leaders Lacy and Patty Johnson and Al and Shary Oak to the school’s Center for Real…
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Jevona Watson pleads guilty of doing what most people do in their neighborhoods.

“As a resident, I too have been guilty of minding my own business to the detriment of the community,” says Watson, an attorney, who decided to do something to improve the Bagley neighborhood on Detroit’s west side where she has lived since 2005.

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Citizens Trust Bank has had something to celebrate in its 95th year: continued relevance. As a gift of sorts for its nearly century-long existence as an institution in the black community, the community gave back to the bank with nearly $1 million in deposits – in just five days last July. The major influx of […]...

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Abeeku Barrow founded Boston Cleaning Company in 2012, hiring local young adults to to clean commercial buildings....

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When Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh joined a host of other dignitaries and officials on Friday, December 9, 2016 to announce a multimillion, redevelopment plan for Madison Park North in West Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill, those working on the project were taken by more than just the dollar signs attached and the media a...

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The iconic HBCU Howard University’s School of Communications is celebrating its 45th anniversary with the speculation of the construction of a new building. But whether or not it is built, the center will be renamed the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, the school’s newspaper The Hilltop reports. It has to do with more than the fa...

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