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Three ways to turn a local kid on to reading and change the world for the better

I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of books lately. First it was the conversation I had with New York Times bestselling author Shaka Senghor about his discovery of literature in prison and how transformative that was for him. Then, a little bit after that, I heard local historian Matt Siegfried, standing in front […]

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Toilet reading, Junglefowl, and restorative justice… on episode 27 of the Saturday Six Pack

During episode 24 of the Saturday Six Pack, there were quite a few good exchanges between Dr. Benjamin Edmondson, the new superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools, and the students who had gathered in the AM 1700 studio to ask him questions about his plans for the future of our district. Of those exchanges, my favorites […]

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Zines, local indie film, restorative justice, and the music of Junglefowl …on this weekend’s overly-ambitious Saturday Six Pack

As of right now, at least according to Facebook, I’m the only person who plans on listening to this weekend’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack. That doesn’t mean, however, that the show we have lined up isn’t great. It is… Really, I don’t know how we do it, but we’ve got yet another awesome […]

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Get photographed, and do some good in Ypsilanti

Remember how I told you a while ago about an ambitious undertaking by local photographer Erica Hampton called The Ypsi Project? Well, she’s still at it. Her goal, as you’ll recall, was to take 365 portraits in the city over the course of the year. I don’t know how many she’s done thus far, but, […]

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