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Mr. Song Millinery is styling Detroit with his cutting edge hats for Easter Sunday and beyond

There are times in life when our gifts are presented to us. If we pay attention and stay aligned, there is no turning back. For Luke Song his path led him to creating unforgettable hats. His entrepreneurial journey started as a young boy when he helped his mother with the family business. “I grew up working on the weekends at the boutique. It was t

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Who’s Who In Black Detroit: Debora Matthews

Children’s Center CEO fulfills life’s purpose of helping others

As president and chief executive officer for The Children’s Center of Wayne County, Debora Matthews is fulfilling what she describes as her life’s purpose — helping others. “My personal mission in life has been to make sure others are successful,” says Matthews. “My own success means no

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India Arie says she did not bleach her skin

“Brown Skin” singer India Arie says that she did not bleach her skin despite appearing shades lighter on the cover her new single "Cocoa Butter." The R&B, soul singer has been a strong advocate for black beauty and loving natural skin and hair, however fans were outraged when she appeared visibly lighter on the cover than she had been pre

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Chronicle poll reveals many Detroiters support EFM

Who supports an EFM in Detroit?

Judging the recent public protests and media reports, one might assume that no one does.

Several familiar faces have come out against Snyder's decision to appoint an emergency manager. Civil rights titans like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton recently expressed their disapproval, and the buck

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​​Dan Gilbert unveils more development plans for downtown Detroit

Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has revealed ​he wants to continue developing downtown Detroit.

Adding to initial plans already in place, Gilbert spoke on Thursday​, Mar. 29​ to a crowd of stakeholders, business owners and residents. He used a 3-d presentation to ​showcase what he envisions for the ​city's fu

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