As Detroit, the most densely Black city in the country, faces water shutoffs, land grabs, and the displacing impacts of "revitalization," a new generation of activists has emerged to join decades of liberation movements that came before them.
Detroit hip-hop artist Phat Kat steadily has had a career full of quality records, but still never got all the credit he deserved. The acclaim he d...
With six distinct ecosystems, a 5-acre lagoon and 150 different native plants, the newest green space in Chicago will become a haven for birds and insects to thrive, making their presence known to pedestrians taking advantage of the trail that circles the park.
There is a city in the middle of America that is fast becoming a hipster haven full of artists, young entrepreneurs, and a rapidly rising restaurant scene - and we are not talking about the Windy City. Detroit is on the comeback trail, and travelers around the world will be taking notice.
Growing up an hour and a half outside of Detroit I had feared the city for most of my childhood, primarily because of what I saw on the news.
The five-piece hard rock band represents a new face of Detroit, where the working man's attitude encompasses the fiber of their music, while still giving you a sense that there's hope and determination in a city that was once lost, but is now gaining some steam from the people.
With their latest release, The Marvelous Missing Link: Found, ICP renews its faith in a world flooded with all sorts of crazy acts and events, where understanding is constantly needed.
Last Saturday, the Motörhead tour came through Detroit at The Fillmore along with thrash metal pioneers Anthrax and a newer face of hard rock Crobot. It was loud. It was rock-n-roll! The crowd was a sea of metal t-shirts, denim, and black, with an audience of all ages causing all sorts of ruckus.
It's been a few years since we've heard new music from Flint Eastwood, the Detroit-based project headed by the multitalented Jax Anderson. Mixing a little bit of the old with the new, Flint Eastwood stands out like a breath of fresh air in the rough and ruggedness of our great city.
I hear justifications all the time for why some actions are unforgivable, and I just don't agree. I can barely stomach what we human beings do to each other, the amount of physical and emotional pain we can cause one another. But I intend to forgive everything.
Of the new faces emerging from the Detroit hip-hop scene, Nolan The Ninja is arising quickly as one of the city's next notable names.
Throughout the past year, there has been questions regarding the health of Motörhead front man Lemmy Kilmeister, and even more recently, they have had to cut a few concerts short and even cancel a couple of dates because Lemmy contracted a lung infection.
Many moons ago, Thomas Logan "paid it forward" by investing time and effort into a couple of very young emerging artists at Rising Stars. Now two of them intend to do the same by combining their passion for theater with their love of Michigan.
In the early 1980s, the New York City-based Anthrax was on the forefront of thrash metal and would become one the most unrelenting bands with an in your face approach to the way they played music.
Busting out of the late 1970s punk rock scene in London, England, The Damned was on the forefront of a cultural movement that still feels its reverberations over 40 years later.
What if we turned things around? What if Hillary Clinton simply spoke whatever came into her head without thinking? (Or did think how she could shock her way onto the news with slurs about one group or another?) What if we decided to probe into Donald Trump's emails and see what kind of ethical and moral breaches he had made over the years in his business dealings?