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Join us for a virtual concert featuring some of the best young classical string players. The Sphinx Competition offers Black and Latinx musicians a chance to compete under the guidance of an internationally renowned panel of judges. Watch the 25th Annual Sphinx Finals Competition Concert Saturday, January 29 at 7 p.m.

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DPTV is proud to partner with the Kevin’s Song organization to bring you a virtual panel discussion on surviving suicide. The program is dedicated to survivors of suicide loss and attempt survivors. Kevin’s Song is a charitable organization dedicated to raising awareness about the causes of suicide. Watch Saturday, January 29, at 8:30 a.m.

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  • 1/25/22: American Black Journal – Prison Ministries in the Black Church
    on January 25, 2022

    Host Stephen Henderson continues "The Black Church in Detroit" series with a look at the church's support system for incarcerated men, women and their families. He hears more about the religious services being offered by the prison and jail ministries. Plus, American Black Journal producer AJ Walker visits a Detroit church that's helping exonerated prisoners re-enter society after spending decades behind bars. Read Now at One Detroit.

  • Visit a Lighthouse: Explore history in one of the many preserved lighthouses around the Great Lakes
    on January 25, 2022

    Go right to the list of lighthouses here.  For Patrick McKinstry, his love of lighthouses began when he was 4 or 5 years old.   He was on a family trip at the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City, Michigan, and asking his mother what it was and if he could go in.  Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • Some communities in Michigan opt out of fluoridation
    on January 25, 2022

    This article was republished here with permission from Great Lakes Echo. By Danielle James, Great Lakes Echo Even as community water systems are praised by the state for maintaining fluoride levels, others are still holding out. Fluoride strengthens teeth and reduces cavities by about 25% in children and adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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