Remember the three R’s? You know: reduce, reuse and recycle? If you need a refresher course, the women at Green Living Science have got you covered.
What began as an extension of the of Recycle Here!, Detroit’s drop-off recycling center and neighborhood recycling program, GLS has now been able to educate the city’s youth about the importance of recycling and sustainability.
The stories of one of Detroit’s most marginalized communities are about to be amplified in a big way.
Ahya Simone is the creator of Femme Queen Chronicles (FQC), a fictional webseries following the lives of four black trans women in Detroit. She says the idea for series first started as a means of “creating something fun and comedic just to combat some of the stories around trans women of color in Detroit and the large amount of murders (of trans women) that have happened.”
We’re feeling a bit inspired by a certain celebrity couple’s baby-name choice today, so we asked the question: Could you name your baby after Detroit?
It's a sweaty, fast-paced frenzy of sound, smell and taste: a Nigerian flag waves frantically through the air, pulled by a young woman wining up to Maleek Berry’s hit song “Kontrol.” Colorfully patterned West African-inspired clothing dots the pulsing crowd. The song shifts to something faster: “Scene” by GBM Nutron. The sweet sound of Soca brings the dance floor to life, and the temperature reflects it. My glasses begin to fog, my legs ache from dancing, and my lips still tingle from the suya I ate earlier.
At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.
Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.