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Here’s How You Can Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Your Family

  Do you have plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a special day to honor and recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy. Every year on the holiday, I like to plan a family activity or take my children to an event in recognition of Martin Luther King,… Read More Here’s How You Can Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Your Family

Culture, Family Life, Style

The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

Barbie is getting a hijab! And I think that’s wonderful news. When I read the story about Ibtihaj Muhammad, American Olympian fencer, being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, I immediately knew I had to share the story on the blog. I think it’s very important to create toys which highlight our beautiful, diverse… Read More The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

Culture

Detroit Urbex: Exploring Highland Park Ford Plant

Detroit urbex is very popular. Many people love exploring Detroit’s abandoned buildings, houses, and other structures. These buildings and homes have such rich history. I mean, let’s be honest, Detroit has a lot of abandoned buildings and decay. From historical churches to automobile plants, you can find many abandoned sites in the city. And because… Read More Detroit Urbex: Exploring Highland Park Ford Plant

Culture

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

A few weeks ago, my daughter Michala (14) had expressed an interest in learning more about our African American culture. Since we homeschool, I had suggested that we add African American studies to our Fall school curriculum. Fast forward to August 17th, I’m on Facebook searching for upcoming events in the Detroit area for us… Read More Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage