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This PhD Candidate Made a 34-Track Rap Album for His Dissertation

A PhD candidate created a different kind of dissertation looks like with his own rap music.<p>A.D. Carson is a student in Clemson University studying …

Neighborhood Restaurant Berkley Common Lands This Spring

<i>Can’t get enough Detroit restaurant intel? The</i> <i>EaterWire</i> <i>is your guide to all the food industry news hits you may have missed.</i><p><i>DEAL FEED —</i> Dearborn Restaurant Week kicks off this month. Thirty restaurants have signed on to participate — a mixture of outstanding spots like James Beard winner Al-Ameer …

Detroit Halts Its Decline

<i>Detroit's Revival / The Bell Towers</i><p>In Detroit, Michigan, there has been 50 years of continuous population decline. But that decline finally stopped this year, said Detroit mayor Michael Duggan, to rousing applause, at the Congress for New Urbanism, which met this year in this resurgent rust-belt …

Inside the Detroit Doughnut Shop Founded in Honor of a Hip-Hop Legend

Dilla's Delights is a Detroit doughnut shop operated by the family of J Dilla, the hip-hop artist/producer who passed away only three days after the release of his influential album, 'Donuts'.<p>On a recent Sunday afternoon, Dilla's Delights could've been banking. The Detroit Tigers home game at …

Detroit jumps into top 3 for 'increasing walkability' in national ranking

Christopher Leinberger, research professor and chair of the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University, said Detroit's …

Urban Design

8 more sushi restaurants coming to metro Detroit

History might remember 2016 as the year Asian cuisine took Detroit's dining scene by storm.<p>The first half of the year was marked by the high-profile …

Northwood Shopping Center remake could include hotel

<i>Royal Oak —</i> Beaumont Hospital has submitted to the city of Royal Oak preliminary information to redevelop the Northwood Shopping Center site at …

Detroit

Flowers of Vietnam Gains Liquor License and More Intel

<i>BOOZE NEWS —</i> Time to once again revisit <b>Flowers of Vietnam</b>. The Vernor Coney Island pop-up has secured a liquor license and will host a bartender pop-up this coming weekend featuring cocktails from James Downs. [Facebook]<p><i>WEEK IN REVIEWS —</i> In this week’s reviews Serena Maria Daniels visits relative …

Atwater Brewery Plans Big Expansions to Chicago and Boston

Can <b>Atwater Brewery</b> find new markets in Chicago and Boston? That’s what the company is banking on, according to a report by <i>Crain’s</i>. It seems the Detroit-based brewer has big ambitions beyond Michigan and is eyeing opportunities to develop new taprooms and small-scale brewing outposts in Boston and …

Detroit Public Schools launches goal for Little Free Libraries at every school

That’s 97 schools in 97 days<p>Detroit is already home to many Little Free Libraries all over the city. Now, in an attempt to increase literacy among Detroit kids, a bold goal of placing a Little Free Library at every Detroit school has been launched.<p>Alycia Meriweather, the new interim superintendent …

Libraries

U.S. attorney general launches police-community forums in Detroit | Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Lorretta Lynch was in Detroit on Wednesday to spur dialogue aimed at mending the “frayed trust” between police and minority communities across the country.<p>Lynch picked Detroit, whose police department has seen a transformation since a 2003 federal consent …

Baton Rouge

Eight Mile Wall

A painted-over wall in Detroit originally built to segregate a black community from an adjacent white development.<p>Hidden between houses, covered by …

Path

The Stubborn Persistence of Confederate Monuments

A new report identifies some 1,500 memorials to the Civil War’s losing cause, from schools to state holidays, ranging from the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest.<p>For most Americans, Tuesday was the second day of work this week. But state employees in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia were just …

Rights & Freedoms

Charleston: Quenching the Embers of Hate

When I was a scout on my first camp-out, each boy in the troop was assigned a task; some scouts were in charge of the food; some took care of the large canisters of Kool-Aid and water; some helped with tent raising; and others, usually at least one older boy along with a couple of younger scouts, …

What Republicans Refuse to Say About Charleston

I find it interesting that in the wake of the ‪Charleston massacre‬, Republican presidential candidates, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, etc. are hedging their analyses, invoking "nuance," and asking for more details to emerge.<p>These are people who swore up and down that George Zimmerman was a …

More Than a Notion

I write this from Fripp Island, South Carolina. I was brought here yesterday by my 26 year old daughter, to visit her good friend, Faith, and her mother, Joan. It's their family beach house. They've come here every summer for over 21 years, and we are here on a mother /daughter 5 day vacation. It …

Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.<p>In 2011, after 15 years, she left before achieving a …

Wikipedia's 100,000 Most Popular Pages, Rendered As A Galaxy

Click to fly<p>Perhaps you imagine the Internet as a set of tubes, or a web, or series of garden paths. One student in Paris imagined it as a galaxy. He has made a visualization of Wikipedia's 100,000 most popular articles in 2014 that you can "fly" through by clicking. We love it. You can visit it …

Universe

You're Breathing A Potentially Dangerous Substance

Air: It's one of the world’s most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances<p>The air man needs a fresh hit. It’s a beautiful summer morning. Dew shines on the grass. Birds chirp. What a glorious day to contemplate the air. I had con­tacted the air man—he has a name: Steven …

Microbiology

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Fresh Off The Boat Is Huge For Rap Fans And Asian-Americans Alike

The pilot for the new ABC sitcom <i>Fresh Off the Boat</i> starts inside a department-store dressing room. It's 1995, and 11-year-old Eddie, the …

Purity Ring - begin again

Why the Women of Hip-Hop Are Crying: Black Women’s Hip-Hop Histories

There is something deeply touching and yet somewhat enraging when reading Missy Elliott’s post-Super Bowl halftime performance tweet:<p>So many of us …

Run the Jewels Talk to Kids About Political Issues

Run the Jewels have shared a new video where the two rappers sit down with a group of kids to discuss political issues at Killer Mike's Atlanta barbershop. Mike and El talk to the kids about the possibility of a female president, the responsibility of rappers, and marijuana law. Watch their first …

Rick Rubin Annotates Kanye West, Jay Z & Beastie Boys On Genius

Rick Rubin offers insight into Kanye West’s latest track “Only One” amidst seas of annotations he added to the Genius.com network of sites Monday …

Artist Creatively Battles With His Own Amusing Illustrations

Chicago artist Alex Solis adds a unique twist to his illustrated characters - he physically does battle with them as well. His amusing artworks show …

Art

The 50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

With 2015 in full swing, we hope you're done consuming every year-end list you could click on. And we sure hope you're all caught up with the best …