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AAPI Stories Series celebrates local Asian American community for AAPI Heritage Month | One Detroit

For AAPI Heritage Month, One Detroit’s AAPI Stories Series features an Ypsilanti couple who came to the United States as children and are pursuing their version of the Asian American Dream. Plus, two friends form a lasting bond over Asian American advocacy. A Filipino adoptee talks about his experiences growing up in metro Detroit. And, two local men reflect on what it means to be Asian American.

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One Detroit Weekend: May 17, 2024

Spring is in full swing, and it’s time to beautify your outdoor spaces with flowers from Eastern Market’s Flower Day. Plus, Motor City Comic Con is coming to the Suburban Collection Showplace. And, check out performances like “Between Riverside and Crazy” at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s “Love Earth” tour at Pine Knob Music Theatre and more on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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President Joe Biden to deliver keynote at Detroit NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner

The Detroit Branch NAACP’s 69th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner features President Joe Biden as the keynote speaker, marking only the second time a sitting U.S. President has given the keynote. Detroit NAACP President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony talks about the importance of having President Biden deliver the keynote and outlines some of the vital issues in the Black community.

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Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, Mental Health Awareness Month | American Black Journal

The Detroit Branch NAACP’s 69th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner at Huntington Place in downtown Detroit features President Joe Biden as the keynote speaker, marking only the second time a sitting U.S. President has given the keynote. Plus, May is Mental Health Awareness Month and “American Black Journal” examines the unique challenges the Black community faces in navigating mental health issues.

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Stigma, shortage of psychiatrists further exacerbates mental health disparities in the Black community

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and “American Black Journal” examines the unique challenges the Black community faces in navigating mental health issues. Carlynn Nichols, senior director of behavioral health at CNS Healthcare, talks about the mental health challenges facing children, individuals and families today and a growing shortage of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals.

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Detroit People’s Food Co-op, Renaming PTSD, Ford Piquette Museum, Mother’s Day events | One Detroit

The Detroit People’s Food Co-op, a new Black-led, cooperatively owned grocery store has opened in the city’s North End neighborhood. Two local veterans advocate changing the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Take a tour of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum, where Henry Ford first created the Model T car. Plus, ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and AAPI Heritage Month this weekend.

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