Here are the top stories from the Michigan Chronicle impacting Detroit and nationally for the Week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 2
Thank You, Detroit Lions, for a Season to Remember
The Lions’ remarkable journey this season has been a beacon of hope and pride for the state of Michigan, the city of Detroit, and its residents. Beyond the thrill of each game, the economic impact of their success has been a much-needed boost for Detroit.
Lights, Camera, Fashion: Detroit Fashion Choice Awards Set to Showcase Big Names and Bold Fashion at the Garden Theater
Prepare yourselves for an evening of high fashion, style, and unparalleled glamour as the Detroit Fashion Choice Awards make their grand return to the illustrious Garden Theater on Sunday, February 4. This much-anticipated event promises to be a star-studded celebration, recognizing the brilliance and innovation of Detroit’s fashion community which you can view on the Michigan Chronicle website!
President Joe Biden Makes a Stop at Black-Owned Restaurant ‘They Say’ in Harper Woods
President Joe Biden’s visit to Detroit was a calculated move to rekindle connections and bolster standing among Black voters as Michigan’s 2024 primaries inch closer, with February 27th marked as a critical date. Michigan, known for its significant Black electorate, is a battleground state where Biden’s efforts are more crucial than ever.
Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III Installed as President and CEO of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Signals a New Era of Social Justice Advocacy
Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III has been formally installed as the President and CEO of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, succeeding the esteemed Rev. Jesse Jackson. The ceremony, set to take place on February 1, 2024, at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters in Dallas, Texas, marks a significant moment for the organization and the ongoing fight for social justice.
Breaking the Frame: ‘Regeneration’ Exhibit Puts Black Cinema Center Stage at Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has a new groundbreaking exhibition titled “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971,” offering a profound exploration into the often-overlooked history and influence of Blacks in American film. Running from February 4 to June 23, 2024, this landmark exhibit is organized by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and promises to shed light on the resilience and impact of African American artists in the face of discrimination and prejudice.
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