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#FutureHistoryMakers: Adriana Alvarez [email protected] Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:00

The Neighborhoods is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting four millennial women making amazing strides in their community.   

According to the Civil Rights Data Collection, Black and Hispanic boys receive harsher punishment at school than their white counterparts. Frequent suspensions result in many students missing out on vital information. Adriana Alvarez, 30, is working hard to ensure students stay in school and are successful. 

#FutureHistoryMakers: Charisse Woods [email protected] Fri, 03/29/2019 - 12:30

The Neighborhoods is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting four millennial women making amazing strides in their community.   

Not many teenagers are taking the time to sit still these days, let alone play chess. But Charisse Woods isn’t like most students.

#FutureHistoryMakers: Christen Elliott [email protected] Fri, 03/29/2019 - 11:08

The Neighborhoods is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting four millennial women making amazing strides in their community.   

We all know how harsh unpredictable Michigan winter weather can be on our skin, particularly our lips. 10-year-old Detroiter Christen Elliott and her mother LaToya Latham may have found a simple solution. 

27Mar

Finally, the Detroit incinerator is closing

A long-debated environmental concern for Detroiters is coming closer to resolve as Detroit Renewable Energy announces it will close its incinerator on the east side of the city today.

Per a statement from Mayor Mike Duggan: “The City of Detroit has been pushing Detroit Renewable Energy to address neighborhood concerns about the incinerator for nearly a year. Now that the company has decided to close the incinerator, The City will soon have the ability to influence the future use of this property.”

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