Flint underground artists aim for musical groundswell

Flint underground artists aim for musical groundswell

A church bell goes off somewhere in the distance. Soon another. Then two more before the beat drops and Mica Pierce’s new single begins. As the 19-year-old rapper and R&B artist appears on screen in the “Cocky” video, he’s dressed in a dark baseball cap, wearing multiple chains around his neck, and standing in surroundings […]

Happy Trails: Michigan families can enter a whole new world without ever leaving their home state

Happy Trails: Michigan families can enter a whole new world without ever leaving their home state

Flying. That’s how 13-year-old Tonya Harris describes the freedom she feels when she’s on her bike. “It’s a liberating experience that is ageless and more important now than ever as our constantly connected lifestyles scream for an opportunity to relax and unwind,” says Mary McGuire Slevin, a cycling enthusiast and assistant director of the Michigan […]

McCree Theatre presents a hair-raising play

McCree Theatre presents a hair-raising play

Depending on who you ask, it might be the most important decision of the day, year, or even lifetime. It can sometimes be a black woman’s costliest monthly investment besides the mortgage installment or car note. Hair is the crucial it in so many black households, both in Flint and throughout the country. A production […]

Up for the challenge

Up for the challenge

We all fall down.  If you are alive it’s inevitable. The getting up part is what distinguishes us. That message was amply displayed at the United Way of Genesee County’s Annual Campaign Dinner last week. Featuring a powerful presentation by decorated Army Col. Gregory D. Gadson, who starred in the film Battleship, the event could […]

Flint’s Kala Wilburn is named a Good Housekeeping hero

Flint’s Kala Wilburn is named a Good Housekeeping hero

Kala Wilburn might not have set out to be a hero, but she’s been named one in the April edition of Good Housekeeping. Part of a feature examining the contributions of those who impact their communities, Wilburn, a contributor to TheHUB Flint, is recognized as an “everyday hero” for her Fashion Against Violence movement. The […]

U-M Flint to host networking event March 15 to encourage students to support Flint entrepreneurs movement

U-M Flint to host networking event March 15 to encourage students to support Flint entrepreneurs movement

University of Michigan-Flint is doing its part to stimulate free enterprise for students beyond the classroom. As part of the Second Annual Entrepreneurs Celebration, the campus will host a networking event from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at Northbank Center. Held by the Entrepreneurs Society with support from the Entrepreneur Society Affinity, […]

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