Writing

African Fabrics of Detroit @ Metromode

In Metro Detroit, African fabrics are everywhere. Dozens of local businesses on the Livernois Avenue of Fashion sell African imports. Cultural organizations like O.N.E mile leverage the Afrofuturistic aesthetics that celebrate cultural pioneers like George Clinton in Detroit’s North End neighborhood. Detroit writer and culture maven Marsha Battle Philpot is known for wearing the fabrics as […]

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5/17/2016 – Mastering Postgrad Life with Kelly Stickrod

Artist: Kelly Stickrod Location: The Fly Trap Breakfast: KS – Slacker Especial SRS – Coffee (black), Gingerbread Waffle, side of breakfast sausage (YOLO) It was great to get out for breakfast with Kelly Stickrod, who is a very recent grad from Cranbrook’s Architecture department – I saw her work at the grad show out at […]

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12/4/15 – Lynn Bennett-Carpenter & The Weaving Sisters of Namtenga

Artist: Marcelyn “Lynn” Bennett-Carpenter Location: Hunter House Breakfast: LB-C – Burger, fries, pop SRS – Cheeseburger, fries True fact: anytime I am going out to Cranbrook, there is a stop at the Hunter House involved in my day. I don’t know if I love the food or the throwback environment, and I don’t care. I […]

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