Daily Archive: August 21, 2013

    Revolve.jpg.jpg

    Detroit’s historic Livernois Avenue of Fashion gets a makeover with REVOLVE Detroit’s …

    The Thrifty Broads of THRIFT on the Ave., TaNisha D. Prater (left) Tisha Prater.More than 20 artists from as close as the local neighborhood to as far away as England have been selected to participate in REVOLVE Detroit’s “Art + Retail on the Ave” program to revitalize Detroit’s historic Livernois Avenue of Fashion into a premier shopping and cultu…

    50years.jpg.jpg

    King’s Impact: 50 Years Later

    A Black President, more elected officials, still more work to be done.It was five decades ago on Aug. 28 that the premier civil rights conscience of America stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to ask America to make good on its promise of equality for African Americans.Little did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. know that 50 years after his…

    antoinette-tuff.jpg

    Meet the Bookkeeper Who Stopped Ga. School Shooter

    Rufus Morrow was at work when he got a phone call with the worst news he could imagine: Shots fired at his daughter’s elementary school. He drove “about 90 mph” to Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy where 800 or so students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade had been evacuated Tuesday, Aug. 20, in an Atlanta suburb. The police …