Detroit to Palestine: Rally for jobs, peace and justice, in honor of Dr. King

  Detroiters joined to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., at the Detroit Central United Methodist Church’s 15th annual celebration, the very same church Dr. King preached at over 50 years ago.   Hundreds of activists and leaders rallied and marched in downtown Detroit for jobs, peace and justice, continuing Dr. King’s peaceful … More Detroit to Palestine: Rally for jobs, peace and justice, in honor of Dr. King

WSU students lead anti-Trump protest, walkout

Student-led organization By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) held an anti-Trump walkout and march on Wayne State University campus following the inauguration of President Trump in D.C. The protestors called for a “no business as usual” until Trump is defeated, also advocating for a complete shutdown of universities and workplaces. “This isn’t about making America great again … More WSU students lead anti-Trump protest, walkout

WSU fashion professor receives ‘Best Construction’ award from Threads Magazine

Wayne State Professor Susan Widawski was given a “Best Construction” award by Threads Magazine for a sheath dress inspired by an art form. Each year, Threads Magazine challenges members of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals to create an out-of-the-ordinary design. This year, designers were asked to use seams, silhouette, texture and construction techniques … More WSU fashion professor receives ‘Best Construction’ award from Threads Magazine

DSO’s Classical Roots Celebration honors WSU’s late Dr. Silas Norman and Jessye Norman

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 38th annual Classical Roots Concert and 16th annual Classical Roots Celebration on Saturday, March 5. Performing for the night were African-American legends: soprano Laquita Mitchell and Branford Marsalis, a National Endowment for the Arts jazz master and saxophonist. According to the DSO website, the Classical Roots Celebration aims toward … More DSO’s Classical Roots Celebration honors WSU’s late Dr. Silas Norman and Jessye Norman