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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Educating Society on Humanity

by: Christal Phillips | Feb. 17th, 2020 Never were truer words written than in Victor Hugo’s novel Les Misérables (1862) that “there is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher [classes].” So much so that Martin Luther King, Jr. referenced this quote in his speech, “The Three Evils […]

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Dear Charles, Black Women Change the World

by: Patrice S. Johnson | Feb. 9th, 2020 This post was originally published on Medium. Click here to view the original post. The first snow fell in Detroit, and even though I’ve lived in Michigan all of my life, I went into a panic. Do I need new tires? Has the oil been changed? Where […]

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CitizenDetroit, DPSCD & Dept. of Elections Simulate 2020 March Primary at Cass Tech

by: | Feb. 3rd, 2020 This post was adapted from a January 29 press release by CitizenDetroit. On Friday, January 31, 2020, nonprofit civic engagement organization CitizenDetroit and the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) hosted the first of four election simulations at Cass Technical High School. This program, funded by The Skillman Foundation and […]

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MI Philanthropy Continues to Support Literacy Work and Families

by: The Skillman Foundation | Feb. 3rd, 2020 This story originally appeared in the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) Weekly Download. Click here to read the original post. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced last week during her State of the State address that her office is partnering with a number of CMF members to help families […]

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