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Memphis high school senior Tupac Mosley maintained a 4.3 GPA, scored a 31 on his ACT, and was named valedictorian -- all while dealing with the death of his father and the lack of a permanent home.

Detroit's teachers deserve respect -- and fair pay, writes Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

Give help and hope to your hungry, hurting neighbors this summer!
The long hot days of summer will drive thousands of vulnerable men, women, and children in your community to DRMM in the hopes of getting food and safe, cool refuge from our sizzling city streets.
Please give generously now to ensure that everyone who is hungry and hurting gets the food, shelter, and other emergency help they need to stay Safe Over Summer!
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DPTV Kids Club Live at the Royal Oak Farmers Market - A bouncy house, petting zoos - instrument and animal! Live music from local student musicians, face painting, and a performance by Barney!

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships…

Michigan Humane is seeking any information related to the body of a German Shepherd found shot to death and tied to a fence.

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Greetings Friends! First, I want to again thank the Rev. Diana Walworth and the Rev. Deacon Anthony Estes for sharing their thoughts on resolutions during a very busy time for me at the college. I …

Since taking office, the Trump administration has cruelly stripped status and rights away from more than a million working people with Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (TPS and DACA). Though the courts have temporarily blocked the termination of these programs, vital members of our unions and our communities are still at risk, and this makes all of our workplaces less safe. Only…

The internet suffered a great loss today as Grumpy Cat, its most famous cat to date, is dead at the age of 7.

When some people think of summer, they’re thinking of vacation plans, trips to the beach, and family get-togethers. For many others though, summer is a very scary time
Here are a few reasons why summer is a rough season for many people in your community:
Summer = Hunger—When school is out, the meals many boys and girls depend on are unavailable. So for a family who is already having trouble making ends meet, providing extra meals for their growing children—all summer long—seems impossible.…

Issued in May 2019
We examine the impact of public sector salary disclosure laws on university faculty salaries in Canada. The laws, which enable public access to the salaries of individual faculty if they exceed specified thresholds, were introduced in different provinces at different points in time. Using detailed administrative data covering the universe of faculty in Canada and an event-study research design, we document three…

A Commentary on the 79th’s General Convention Resolution A035. Recently, I was introducing myself to a stranger, and he asked me point-blank, “Why are there so many denominations?” I do not …

There are so many firsts in the creation of Fenty, a new luxury house based in Paris, that it’s hard to keep track.

Greetings, friends! Yesterday we celebrated the Third Sunday of Easter and we heard a reading from the book of Revelation: I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels surrounding the throne and …

In LIVINGSTON TAYLOR LIVE FROM SELLERSVILLE THEATER: SONGS AND STORIES, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor performs a cross-section of songs from his 50-yea...

Researchers say our body clocks can determine when you can get the most out of your workouts.

If you are living with diabetes, it might seem like sugar and desserts should be forbidden. The good news is, as long as you plan ahead and choose sweet treats mindfully, you can have your cake and eat it too.

Amazon.com : Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 High Chair - Ridgedale - High Chair, Toddler Chair, and Booster : Baby

In its debut episode, Great Lakes Now travels across the region to learn what off-season life is like on Lake Erie Islands and how a Chicago port gets one of your favorite candies made.

Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony issued the following press statement regarding the passing of Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (April 28, 2019) – The civil rights community has los…

Community School - These schools offer an array of services to parents and children. Examples include homework assistance, child care, technology skills, parental and prenatal training, language and literacy development and more
Excellent Schools Detroit Top School - One of our schools that made nonprofit Excellent Schools Detroit’s list of recommended schools in the city, based on test scores, site visits and student and teacher evaluations…

The man accused of stabbing a former Michigan Humane rescue dog to death has been sentenced to 3-6 years in prison Tuesday (April 23). Alexander Gerth pleaded no contest to the charges of torturing and killing Sterling, whose bloody corpse was found January 24 at a park in Utica. Gerth initially attempted to adopt Sterling …

The Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® was established to empower high-school students with the tools necessary to become future leaders in the business realm. This yearlong afterschool program teaches participants leadership, financial literacy, college prep, and career readiness. The Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® Showcase is the culminating local event for the program year. This flagship event recognizes student accomplishments, announces scholarship recipients, and exhibits the hard work…

From MSNBC.com : “And since the recession began in 2008, the number of people who were part time because they couldn’t find a full-time position skyrocketed by 1.4 million individuals, or 117 percent, according to research by Heidi Shierholz, economist for the Economic Policy Institute. ‘It’s probably more a story of job opportunities,’ she said. ‘Desperate workers have to settle with what they can find.’”
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