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Tasty Irish Cream Chocolate Sheet Cake

Shout-out to all chocolate and liqueur lovers out there! This Irish Cream Chocolate sheet cake is the perfect dessert for you! Easy and quick to …

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Brann, Knight win primaries for 77th District state House seat

The Republican-leaning 77th District covers Byron Township and the city of Wyoming

City Heights is Target for $2 Million Grant to Increase Employment, Earnings

The Housing Authority of Covington was awarded its largest-ever grant.<p>The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development granted $2,203,270 to the …

10 Perspectives on Advice for Trans Youth

Although visibility has come far in the trans and gender non-conforming community, it is important that we keep our youth in mind.<p><b>Navigating my …

How to Roll Out Your Feet

Relieve your tired feet in less than five minutes with one affordable, portable tool.<p>Your feet carry your entire body weight. So, whether you’re …

Gentrification 2.0? The rich are being pushed out by the richer in this Miami-area city

When you think “gentrification,” Barbara Shaheen’s story is not what you’re picturing, guaranteed.<p>She isn’t poor, black or Latino, or being pushed …

Life in color: How an artist turned a rundown Baltimore auto shop into an urban oasis

Luck follows Kelly Walker.When she hitchhiked into Baltimore as a teenager, the North Carolina native was addicted to drugs and alcohol and living …

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Spruce Up grants from Johns Hopkins aid neighborhoods one park or mural at a time

The lot at Charles Street and North Avenue was empty except for the rubble left behind when the building there burned.But after years as wasted space …

To Combat Gentrification, One City Is Changing How Homes Are Bought and Sold

India Walton likes to recall the summers she spent at her uncle’s house on Mulberry Street in the Fruit Belt neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, when …

Even in the selfie age, old-school photo hustlers are still snapping

On a recent Wednesday night, just as the last of the Broadway crowd trickled into theaters, Alexandra Santana strolled West 42nd Street looking for …

Swing Education Raises $15 Million to Connect More Schools With Substitute Teachers

Teacher shortages in the U.S. have been well-documented. But sometimes, what’s harder than finding full-time teachers is finding substitutes who can …

Quilted Christmas Wreath Pillow Cover Tutorial

Welcome to the first day of the Sew Early for Christmas Blog Hop. In today’s Quilted Christmas Wreath Pillow Cover Tutorial, I’ll be showing you how …

A Curator Accuses MoMA PS1 of Discrimination for Rescinding a Job Offer After Learning She Had a Baby

Art and Law<p>Nikki Columbus says PS1's Peter Eleey told her a previous curator was "much less present" after she had a child.<p>,<p>Nikki Columbus, an …

These young black women made desegregation possible. We need to learn from their example

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, the landmark ruling that declared racially segregated schools unconstitutional, is being dismantled. The Supreme Court has been chipping away at it for decades: In Milliken vs. Bradley (1974), it ruled that integration could not take place across district …

Some in St. Paul's Frogtown worry it's gentrifying

The last housing crisis left many properties vacant and in disrepair. Crime remains a major concern. But Frogtown is changing fast. As housing costs …

People gentrifying NYC neighborhoods have a lot of complaints

There have been several viral stories already this summer involving white people calling the cops on black people who aren't doing anything wrong. "BBQ Becky" kicked it all off when she called the cops on some folks trying to have a barbeque at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Then came "Permit Patty" …

How Detroit students made a federal case out of the city’s broken schools

<b>On the afternoon</b> of Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Theodore Levin United States Courthouse, attorneys representing Gov. Rick Snyder argued that the state …

9 Signs You Have High Functioning Depression, Because It Can Look Different To How You'd Imagine

The stigma clinging to depression (and other mental illnesses) is as insidious as it is pervasive, operating in discreet ways that often go …

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

9 of the Best Fats to Fuel Your Keto Diet

Just like how carbs can be categorized by good (complex) and bad (simple), fats are another necessary macronutrient that can be argued. Monounsaturated fats actually help lower unhealthy cholesterol while providing us with energy. Getting enough dietary fat can benefit many but especially those on …

How to Do Leg Lifts Correctly for a More Effective Abs Workout

Spoiler: If you're doing them wrong (which, sorry, you probably are), you're barely working your abs.<p>You can crunch, plank, and leg lift all you …

Try The Dance Cardio Workout Drag Queens Love—No Heels Required

Follow along with this routine full of squats, pelvic thrusts, and jumps.<p>Celebrate Pride month and get toned at the same time with this dance cardio …

This Simple Posing Trick Makes People Instantly Look Thinner

Photographer Niels Kemp recently asked wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Brett Florens for his best piece of advice for beginning …

7 Characteristics Of Sociopaths That Are Often Mistaken For Charisma, According To Experts

Since there are quite a few misconceptions about sociopathy,one being that it can be mistaken for charisma, it's always a good idea to be able to …

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Melanin comes through drippin’ in this photographer’s epic Black AF shots

Melanin foes with everything, TBH, but there’s something so breathtaking about black skin set to picturesque natural settings, like the beach scenery …

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Veterans Organizing Institute

The <b>Veterans Organizing Institute</b> is a veteran led program to develop the leadership and organizing skills of veterans who are working for progressive …