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    People’s Convention – Planned for October 1st, 2011

    by  • September 7, 2011 • Events

    There is a People’s Convention coming this autumn. On October 1st (Date Changed) , before the warm weather of summer has left us for good, please join the Detroit People’s Convention Coalition at the People’s Convention. This event is being sponsored by Hood Research, Detroit Area of Black Organizations, We the People of Detroit and […]

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    A Celebration of Black Business and Black Culture

    by  • August 15, 2001 • Detroit, Events, News

    Last Friday and Saturday, August 10th and 11th, Detroit celebrated Black Business and saw the Caribbean festival at Hart Plaza. Each year as part of the Ethnic Festivals held at Hart Plaza during the summer months, Detroit hosts the Caribbean festival. This festival features authentic food, and various forms of entertainment of the Caribbean islands. This allows people to learn and experience a tiny slice of Caribbean culture.

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    Moms Mabley

    by  • February 25, 2001 • Events

    The Detroit Repertory Theatre hosted a screening of the play Moms Mabley: The Naked Truth, featuring Linda Boston as Moms and written by Reuben Yabuku, on January 10th, 2001. The play is well worth seeing. It currently runs through March 18th. I recommend people of all ages take the opportunity to view this play for its entertainment and slice of history it provides. The character Moms was hilarious, witty and real. She was the godmother to modern day black comedians and many comedians who are now retired.

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