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From almost famous to truly famous: Metro Detroit's up-and-coming chefs have arrived

Originally published in MetroMode

Back in May 2012, we introduced you to metro Detroit chefs on the cusp of making a serious impact in the under-appreciated, and then mostly underwhelming, local culinary scene.

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The Root: It's Time to #ReclaimMLK From Those Who Seek to Sanitize His Legacy

One of my pet peeves has been the recent push to turn Martin Luther King, Jr. Day into a generic national “Day of Service.” It annoys me not because I hate volunteerism (volunteering is great!) but because we all know damn well Martin Luther King didn’t live his life under threat of death constantly to eventually die from an assassin’s bullet because… 220 more words

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#TeamLightSkin -- Light Girls Trailer [VIDEO]

Are you over the light skin vs. dark skin conversation?

  • Discussion is still needed cause we are still allowing this Divide & Conquor tactic to work. 
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Reads of the Week: LGBT YA, Outrage, Cosby

Take a look at this week’s Reads of the Week: Great articles about the LGBTQ community, feminism, women and anything else worth reading.

  • “In 2014, mainstream publishers published 47 LGBT YA books.
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