Hamilton Producer: Leave a Legacy of Creativity

DETROIT, Michigan — Theatre has the power to impact lives – and to leave a lasting mark, Jeffrey Seller, the four-time Tony Award-winning producer of Rent and Hamilton, told the Detroit Economic Club Wednesday. In a fireside chat led by WDIV News Anchor Devin Scillian, Seller talked about how his role as a producer also…

Watch: Russell scores 21 points as Nets erase Lakers playoff hopes

LOS ANGELES, California — D’Angelo Russell is having a heck of a year! On Friday night, Russell added 21 points and 13 assists against his former team in the Brooklyn Nets’ 111-106 win over the Lakers at the Staples Center. The former Ohio State Buckeye made his first NBA All-Star appearance this season, while playing…

Florida lifts ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana, now legal

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — The Sunshine state of Florida signed a bill into law Monday lifting the ban on smoking medical marijuana — by Gov.Ron DeSantis. The law prohibits anyone to smoke marijuana who is under the age of 18, unless the patient is terminally ill, and has permission from two doctors. Patients will also have…

Bethany Christian Services Expands Foster Care Services in Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan — Bethany Christian Services, a global nonprofit committed to bringing and keeping families together, is extending its foster care services in Detroit to provide critical services to vulnerable children in the city. To support children in crisis, Bethany is opening a new westside Detroit location within the Life Remodeled facility. “Bethany’s primary objective…

Little Caesars Pizza Treats Veterans and Military to Free Lunch Combo for Veterans Day

DETROIT, Michigan – As part of a long-standing tradition of giving back and honoring U.S. military men and women, Little Caesars® Pizza is offering all United States Armed Forces veterans and active military a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo at participating stores nationwide this Veterans Day. On Sunday, November 11, from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m., veterans…

Democrats Win House, Reublicans soldify Senate majority

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Democrats captured the House of Representatives on Tuesday, aligning them with ability to exercise a major institutional check on President Donald Trump. The victory breaks up the Republican monopoly on power, with a younger, more female and more racially diverse political generation. “We have the beginning of a new Democratic Party,…

Jemele Hill to Narrate Lebron James Documentary – Shut Up and Dribble

LOS ANGELES, California — Jemele Hill “will narrate LeBron James’ basketball documentary Shut Up and Dribble, which bows in November on Showtime. The three-part series is directed by Gotham Chopra. The doc will also include interviews with Charles Barkley, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake and more. Hill left ESPN where she earned stardom for her honesty…

Beyonce gives $100,000 to 4 historically black colleges

INDIO, California  — Following her historic performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival by becoming the first Black woman to headline in the festival’s 19-year run — Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announced the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman,…