Two local teens have teamed the organizations they helped create to encourage peers to raise their voices for civil rights and urge educators to more deeply cover the long-arching effects of slavery and racism in American history classes.
Naomi Richardson, 18, of Warren, attended Seaholm High school before transferring to Center Line High School for her senior year. While at Seaholm, the AP student also helped create Seaholm’s Black Student Union (BSU). With a minority stu
Phoebe Mainster never thought she would be doing this again. She’s currently the president of the board of directors for the Jewish Ensemble Theatre (JET), a position she held 20 years ago.
“It’s rising to duty twice in one lifetime,” Mainster said. “If you’re needed you show up, that’s the name of the game.”
She said that they turned to her during this time – where theaters, much like everyone else, are having to reconfigure, well, every aspect of their work due to the c
Ask Mikayla Bouchard to describe her job at the New York Times and, well, it’s a bit of a mouthful.
She works with the editing team in vision and how to implement live coverage, and determines how that story is going to be packaged. On the analytical side she’s looking at their audience reach. Recently, she’s been working with reporters on different desks across the company to produce a live briefing every day on the coronavirus. She’s worked with the podcast team and overs
Ed Fraga’s most recent exhibition at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) was one of his longest-running, but also seen by very few people. At least in person.
As March hit and brought with it quarantine, Fraga was able to have an opening reception for Rising, before the BBAC closed to the general public, except for those who made an appointment, which is what they’re still doing.
“It’s kind of like when a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it reall
Adam Green wanted to capture the coronavirus lockdown with a very specific idea – quarantine portraits.
Originally inspired by Los Angeles photographer Saam Gabbay’s #touchlessbirthday project, Green decided to do something similar and much closer to his Poppleton Park home in Birmingham.
“I decided to just throw up a signup genie through a note on Facebook,” Green said. “There’s a private Facebook page for our neighborhood...I thought I’d see and check the interest.”
On behalf of the historic Community House (TCH) and The Community House Foundation (TCHF), we hope we find you safe and well. We miss seeing you. I miss seeing you. While our building and property remains partially closed, The Community House and The Community House Foundation remains open; virtually and remotely.
Though some very tough and unprecedented decisions were made due to the COVID-19 crisis, the virus will not stop our nearly century-old commitment to you, your fa
Voters in Birmingham, Bloomfield Township and Bloomfield Hills will be determining the fate of primary candidates and a school proposal in the Tuesday, August 4, election, either at the polls or, better yet, by absentee ballots as part of a community collective effort to keep further spread of the coronavirus under control.
This is a primary election in which you must vote on candidates in just one political party, thereby deciding who best can represent your party in the N
Five Republicans are running for Bloomfield Township trustee in the August primary to appear on the November ballot for one of four positions as Bloomfield Township Trustee. One of the candidates only answered two questions we posed so we have opted to not present his incomplete answers.
NEIL BARNETT Barnett, an attorney with Sills Charboneau Sills P.C., received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Michigan State University, a master's degree in clinical psychology from
STEPHANIE FAKIH Fakih earned her undergraduate degree at University of Michigan and her law degree at Fordham University. She is an attorney with First Rights Law and has not run for political office before.
Unlike the full time positions of supervisor, clerk, and treasurer, trustees are part-time positions, one where you in essence stand in for your constituents, the residents of the township. What do you think is the role of trustee? What qualif
MARK ANTAKLI Antakli received both his undergraduate mechanical engineering degree and his MBA from University of Michigan. He is a self-employed insurance agent.
As one of three full-time elected positions in the township offices, along with the supervisor and the clerk, the treasurer has a variety of responsibilities. Can you tell us the statutory responsibilities of the treasurer? What qualifications do you have to be township treasurer? Be sp