Flint, MI—Before Claressa Shields made history, before she became the first boxer—not the first woman, but the first boxer, ever, period—to win all four belts in two divisions, a feat accomplished in a mere 11 pro fights; before she stepped into the ring as the first woman in 20 years to be the featured fight […]
Flint, MI— On the second floor of the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, an organization that offers after-school programs to Flint youth, rapper Jason Crutchfield, aka Lato, bobs along to a new track. He motions something to the sound engineer Jujuan Thorn, who also teaches music production at the center. Thorn seems to understand. He makes […]
Flint, MI– Semaj Brown is not used to performing inside of a box. She said so on Feb. 24, 2021, during a live poetry reading and discussion over Zoom, with the Woodside Church. She’s used to the stage, but that didn’t stop her from putting on a theatrical performance of her poem “Mother Ocean,” complete […]
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