University Preparatory Academy High School students have found a creative way to support others; 12th grade students use their class time to complete a special project.
Crusaders start mentoring group to help youth Making A Difference By: Jade Brookins and Tatiana McAfee A group of male seniors at King have come together in a positive way to help inspire and mentor middle school boys and break the negative cycles that plague inner-city youth. These eight seniors in Making A Difference (M.A.D.) are Don Barnes, Desjuan Davis, Desmond Foster-Carter, Jamal Hairston, Kamari McHenry, Lorenzo Scott, DeMarcus Taylor, and Jalin Willis.
Top Officials Visit CMA for College Promise By Mason Simpson and Sarah Wright Paying for college is a strenuous task, but it could be getting easier for students in the Detroit Public Community Schools District due to a Detroit College Promise program expansion. The Promise, which previously provided students two-year scholarships to community colleges, will now include four-year colleges and universities.
It’s over and in December a new president will take office. Detroit International Academy was a buzz for days after the election, as were most.
Amid mixed reactions toward the election, students want to make their votes count By Camilla Cantu The presidential election and its results struck a chord with many Americans.
Hungry college students seek help from food pantries By Miaun McCloud As if balancing the stress of a heavy work load, keeping grades up, and tuition payments aren’t enough, college students all throughout America are in debt and starving. “I would feel like I need to go back to momma and daddy and survive off them," said senior Lapria Junior, who will soon be a college freshman. Universities are accepting more and more low-income students; yet the price of a higher education is steadily rising.
Detroit Public School Community District is the largest district in the entire state of Michigan.
On Wednesday, November 2, Cass Tech senior Johnathan Jackson met former United States President Bill Clinton, at Fellowship Chapel in Detroit while on the Presidential campaign trail with his wife, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Founded in February 2014 by President Barack Obama, the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK) was launched to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color.
Feed the Homeless By Kenyetta Henderson The spirit of Christmas and giving inspired the 6th annual Canned Food Drive together with Gleaners Community Food Bank where many Communication & Media Arts High School students donated thousands of can goods to the homeless. The donations included: canned fruits, ravioli, vegetables and even Vienna sausages.
On Oct. 5, the Detroit Lions' DeAndre Levy partnered with apparel company Detroit Hustles Harder to raise money for untested rape kits. On average 284,000 people are victims of rape each year out of those people only a few of their rape kits are tested according to a 2015 Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey. In Detroit, nine out of 11,000 rape kits remain untested due to lack of funding and ineffective methods of processing evidence. All proceeds from the T-shirt sales go to the “Enough Said” program in Detroit which is dedicated to "raising a private sector funding to test more than 11,000 forgotten rape kits, investigate the crimes and prosecute the resulting cases, thus securing justice and closure for victims and ensuring a safer community for everyone," according to the organization's website. T-shirts are $25 and the sweatshirts are $56.
In her 17 years, Ahja Brooke said that going on a mission trip to Haiti has been the best decision she has ever made.
Just when Detroit businesses were being forgotten about, out of the woodwork comes the award-winning entrepreneur Gwen Jimmere.
The churches of Detroit, Michigan are getting hit with a big bill for their water usage. In Detroit, Michigan, black pastors for the baptist churches stood up to the water company for these spikes in their water bill.