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Kiawana Brown Candidate for Mayor of Detroit

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Kaiwana Brown Candidate for Mayor of Detroit. Riverwise Magazine & Detroit is Different 2021 Candidate Interview Series for Mayor of Detroit. This is a special election feature for the August 2021 Primary election for the City of Detroit. These interviews feature one-on-one question-and-answer content about Detroit public safety, water rights, property taxes, and visions for Detroit’s future. Please share and enjoy the content of the people seeking office in Detroit.

Anthony Adams Candidate for Mayor of Detroit

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Anthony Adams Candidate for Mayor of Detroit. Riverwise Magazine & Detroit is Different 2021 Candidate Interview Series for Mayor of Detroit. This is a special election feature for the August 2021 Primary election for the City of Detroit. These interviews feature one-on-one question-and-answer content about Detroit public safety, water rights, property taxes, and visions for Detroit’s future. Please share and enjoy the content of the people seeking office in Detroit.

Cliff Green Celebrates 100 Years of Hot Sam’s Clothing

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Cliff Green is an example of professional cool. Green’s style and perspective have been a guide for all men in Detroit looking for fashion ideas since the 1980s. Cliff Green is an owner of Hot Sam’sClothing celebrating 100 years of business. In this interview, Green opens upabout the deal to buy Hot Sam’s in 1994. Cliff shares how his family has played arole in the business and the success of business must be anchored with successin family. Cliff celebrates 100 years of Hot Sams Clothing.

Tony Stovall Celebrates 100 Years of Hot Sam’s Clothing

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Tony Stovall’s presence is felt when you are in a room with him. The classic laugh, inspirational knowledge, and uncompromising support of Black business will make an impact on you. Tony is one of the owners of Hot Sam’s Clothing which has been a staple in Detroit for 100 years. In this Detroit is Different feature we discuss the business, family, faith, and how the style changed over the years. Tony celebrates before the 100-year celebration of Hot Sam’s Clothing.

Photography, Hip-hop, NYC & Social Justice all are Piper Carter

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Piper Carter joins Detroit is Different to talk about her hiatus from podcasting on the Piper Carter show since her Mother’s passing. In this interview, we delve deeper into her love for hip-hop and photography. Learn about Piper’s journey in NYC and how she navigated in NYC from Howard University. Listen to more about Nataki Taliba, Howard, Social Justice, and the need for safe spaces for Women in Hip-hop built We Found Hip-hop. The beauty and love of her Mother shine in a musical tribute at the end as well.

Lazar Favors on Black-owned Liquor Brands

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Lazar Favors originally wanted to accent his wife’s (Marshalle) Trinity Film Festival with Uncle Nearest whiskey as a great touch. The idea led to his position as the official Michigan representative for the brand. The Uncle Nearest story of the Black man who taught Jack Daniels distilling is one of the many Black-owned liquor stories. Lazar today represents over one dozen different liquors, beers, wines, and mixers that all are Black-owned. “If we are going to drink in a Black city we should be drinking our spirits,” L Favors. In this Detroit is Different interview we explore the industry of liquor, nightlife, promotions, and why spirits are important.

P-Dot and Chise on Hip-hop and Coney Island

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P Dot and Chise are two talented hip-hop artists in their own right and now collaboratively offering music. They join Detroit is Different with B Scarber and talk about their vision for the Coney Island mixtape and their Detroit stories. Listen to their journey in hip-hop and how today the work ethic of then pays off now. Also, get a peek into the ideas coming from this unique man-woman duo of hip-hop emceeing.

Sharea Ayers on Juneteenth Jubilee

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Sharea Ayers is an advocate for Black History. Her passion was sparked as a child gravitating to any and all information about how Black people took initiative in creativity, business, community, and family. What began as an offering for students has now expanded to city-wide celebrations. Juneteenth Jubilee 2021 will feature a collection of Black businesses on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashions with performance, discounts, food, games, activities, and more. Sharea joined Detroit is Different to share the vision of Juneteenth Jubilee and more.

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