Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Join us on Sept. 11 for “Real jobs in today’s Detroit,” our next Equitable Development panel event

How can the real estate process influence social and economic justice for Detroiters? How can we create well-paying, long-term jobs from all the new investment and development taking place in Detroit? On Sept. 11, well take a look at these questions and more at a panel event, the second of four, as part of our ongoing Equitable Development series. The ...

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Jets-Lions Capsule « Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK JETS (0-0) at DETROIT (0-0) Monday, 7:10 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE – Lions by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD – New York 9-6-1, Detroit 8-7-1 SERIES RECORD –  Lions lead 7-6 LAST MEETING – Lions beat Jets 24-17, Sept. 28, 2014. AP PRO32 RANKING – Jets No. 32, Lions No. 19 JETS OFFENSE – OVERALL (28), RUSH ...

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US Economy Added A Strong 201,000 Jobs In August « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — The US economy added 201,000 jobs in August in another strong month of hiring, slightly beating analysts’ expectations. The unemployment rate stayed at 3.9%, near historical lows, the Labor Department reported. Average hourly earnings grew 2.9% compared with a year ago, the strongest rate since 2009. That number is not adjusted for inflation, which has been rising ...

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Two Detroit placemaking campaigns take look to raise funds

Underutilized and vacant plots of land on both the east and west sides of Detroit are on the verge of transformation. The state’s placemaking initiative Public Spaces Community Places has picked up projects in both the Berg-Lahser and McDougall-Hunt neighborhoods, helping to raise the funds necessary to complete each. The Detroit-based nonprofit EcoWorks intends to build a green gathering space ...

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Photo Essay: Eastern Market, before sunrise

Between midnight and 6 a.m., Monday through Friday, every spring through fall, dozens of farmers fill Eastern Market’s sheds with pallets of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. The larger farms bring their crew and set up impromptu office spaces centered around desks dropped into their shed via forklift in the middle of their produce. Smaller famers bring a truck and friend ...

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A Life’ Excerpt From Simon & Schuster « Detroit News Watch

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster Raymond Arsenault is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. One of the nation’s leading civil rights historians, he is the author of several acclaimed and prize-winning books, including Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice and The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, ...

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