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Art helps youth explore race issues

Art programs across Detroit offer students rich, textured avenues for artistic expression about contemporary racial, cultural, and social justice issues.
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Keeping Detroit's jazz legacy alive

Several institutions in Detroit are making sure that if young people love to play jazz, they have access to education, performance, practice spaces, and most importantly, a sense that they belong in the jazz community.
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Dance instructor connects dancing to her students' history and life

Miryam Johnson, a dancer and teaching artist with Living Arts, looks for ways to use dance to address larger issues with her students. 
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Leaders under 30 empower youth in Grand Rapids

In their diverse roles, leaders under 30 are making big strides with Grand Rapids youth.
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Transracial adoption: adversity, acceptance, and intentional love

Transracial and international adoption can be as daunting as they are inspiring, and transracial and transcultural families face a unique set of challenges even after the children settle in at home. Michigan Nightlight explores three of these family's stories.
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