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Kevin Tolbert, A Rising Star In United Auto Workers

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Union leadership, by nature, is a concept whereby people look beyond themselves and their own wants and desires for something that is different and bigger than they are. Where selflessness and fighting for the greater good take center stage. Where lifting others up and realizing the infinite possibilities of a unified front become hallmark traits.

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No Inclusion In CEOs Pro Detroit Message?

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For decades, the city of Detroit has been the subject of a multiplicity of national and international news stories that have often portrayed the Motor City in a negative light. It seems for every good story that is written about the city, ten more are published or broadcast that reflect a myriad of unpleasant images.

While recent stories about the

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Feds Want Ex-detroit Mayor Kilpatrick, Ferguson To Pay $9.6m

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According to reports by the Detroit News, federal prosecutors wrote that in addition to years served, former Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick and co-defendant Bobby Ferguson should pay 9.6 million in restitution.

“It is beyond question that the City of Detroit and its citizens were the clear cut victims of the defendants’ crimes,” federal prose

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Global Detroit: Joining The Attention Economy

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Since the dawn of Detroit’s bankruptcy, many have been taking note of what is happening in the Motor City. The bankruptcy sparked interest in Detroit from all over as well as its potential as a great comeback story for a major city. But what caught my attention the most was China, which announced in the wake of Detroit’s government’s financial coll

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Christine Beatty/ESSENCE Exclusive: How Sexting Ended My Marriage

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“I’ve learned many things because of this ordeal: I know now that no matter how unhappy you are, you can’t look for your happiness in someone else; you won’t find it there. I’ve also come to understand that while you can’t help how you feel, you are in control of your actions…”—Christine Beatty, ESSENCE

When Detroit’s former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick a

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