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Helping the homeless during the holidays, Cranbrook Museum’s Black realism exhibit | American Black Journal

Two Detroit nonprofits talk about the current state of homelessness and poverty in Detroit and how they’re working to provide help and hope for the less fortunate during the holidays and beyond. Plus, Cranbrook Art Museum unveils a new exhibit, “Skilled Labor: Black Realism in Detroit,” an exhibit created by 20 contemporary artists who explore the representation of the Black body in art.

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Shifting faith: Growing trend of young Black Americans are embracing spirituality over religion | Black Church in Detroit

A growing trend of younger African Americans are shifting from organized religion to spirituality. A Pew Research survey found that young Black adults are not only less religious but also less engaged with predominantly Black churches compared to their older counterparts. Guest host Orlando Bailey of BridgeDetroit talks with three ministers about young African Americans’ evolving faith practices.

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Addressing the critical needs of caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month 

November is National Family Caregivers Month. The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s Julie Lowenthal talks about the importance of support services and resources for family caregivers and the myriad challenges they face while caring for their loved ones. Plus, Lowenthal explores possible legislative policies that would ease the burdens faced by family caregivers.

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Detroit Deltas celebrate 30 years of philanthropy at upcoming gala

The Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority celebrates the 30-year anniversary of its Minerva Education and Development Foundation with an Oct. 29 gala raising money for scholarships and grants. Event chair Jenice Mitchell Ford talks about the mission of MEDF and the Detroit Deltas’ legacy of philanthropy and helping others.

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