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Films Galore

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 08.17.2014 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

The cultural calendar in Detroit moves so fast these days, it seems a long time already that I enjoyed the Cinetopia Film Festival here in town. But it was only one week ago!

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the Arc of Time

Dr. Gail Christopher | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. Gail Christopher

As we marked the 150th anniversary on November 19 of this powerful speech, the same struggle continues today in communities from coast to coast -- the fight for freedom and equality is far from over.

Sparking Greatness Through Community Leadership

Sterling Speirn | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Sterling Speirn

In my current role as President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, I often think of those neighbors and everyday citizens who held their kids on their laps during City Council meetings and then went back home, working side-by-side to make their neighborhoods safer, cleaner and more playful.

Black Woman Named CEO Of Major Philanthropic Foundation

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

A black woman has just been named as president and CEO of one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. According to a press ...

Nurturing Small Business In 3 Detroit Communities

Model D | By KATHRYN BRENNAN | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. “New immigrants have been the lifeblood of American cities for our entire history,” said former stat...

Fueling Detroit's Economy With Micro-Grants

Posted 03.20.2012 | Detroit

A new, $2.4 million initiative to pump up the economy looks beyond the boardroom to train an unlikely group of entrepreneurs: Small-business owners in...

New Collar: Detroit's Working Class Youth

Turnstyle | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Handle With Care: Nonprofit Fills Gaps In Miss. Early Education

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

“On your mark, get set, ready, go!”In the language of childhood, these words are an exciting invitation -- and a signal that it’s ti...

Investing for Change: The Emergence of the Impact Economy

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

2011 could be an inflection point in the Capitol. New leadership in Congress. New staff at the White House. Perhaps even a new era of bipartisanship forged out of the tragedy in Arizona.

Sandra Bullock Marks Katrina Anniversary At Clinic

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — Five years after Hurricane Katrina, Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock returned Sunday to the New Orleans high school she helped...

A View from the Field: Combating Racial Disparities, Kellogg's Important Big Bet

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Many were thrilled to see that the Kellogg Foundation had made a $75 million commitment to attacking racial disparities in communities across the country.

An Interview With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus Train and Digital 45 Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.

Madoff Victim: Major Sustainable Food Foundation Collapses

Grist | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For a couple of years, there has been lots of buzz in the sustainable-food world about the Fair Food Foundation of Ann Arbor, Mich. Fair Food was f...