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That’s What I Call an Endorsement

Head Heart Hustle Herald Sunday, June 24th Edition Hello dear friends,   This week, I took time off of work for the campaign! What a concept. Absentee ballots went out today and it felt really good to be able to get out ahead of them and work through some big hurdles. […]

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Heart Felt

Head Heart Hustle Herald Sunday, June 17th Edition Now featuring fewer typos!!! (Take note, I am capable of taking advice!) Hello dear friends, Happy Father’s day to all of our fathers and father figures and uncles and sons. Another week has gone by on the countdown to August 7th. We sent […]

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Help Me Help You

Head Heart Hustle Herald Sunday, June 10th Edition   This past week, I’ve had chronic problems with my bike! I go out, ride around to knock doors, and then the gears locks in place and I can’t even turn the pedals. This has led to some significant work-outs as I use […]

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We Turned the Rumor True

Head Heart Hustle Herald Sunday, June 3rd Edition I grew up in a family that believed in the American Dream. By that, I mean, that we believe that if you worked hard, your hard work would be rewarded and that those who succeeded had earned it. It was left to our imaginations to […]

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What’s in a Name?

Head Heart Hustle Herald Sunday, May 20 Edition June 7th is judgement day for approximately 17,000 homes across Detroit that currently face tax foreclosure. Nearly 1,000 of them lie within the boundaries of my District. In many ways, I have to keep work separate from my campaign because I work […]

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Beneath the Steam

Originally published in HOUR Detroit Magazine An iconic image of winter in Detroit is the columns of smoke spewing from sidewalks. Steaming streets are part of the landscape, but few know the answers that lie beneath this mystery in plain sight. Below our sidewalks, there’s a vast infrastructure that includes […]

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Government can Stop Government Foreclosure

Real ways that local government can stop tax foreclosure now. As featured in the Detroit Free Press Guest Column Edition February 11, 2018 If you’re anything like me, you feel a little sick when you hear that yet another 36,000 Detroit properties are facing tax foreclosure this year. Tax foreclosure […]

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Forward March

One year ago, we watched in collective horror as the wheels of American government churned forward on an unwavering track into a impossible reality: Donald Trump became our president. This man is the personification ego, an insult to community and true patriotic values, a terrifying lesson that the rational edifice […]

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TIME: A Year Ago, They Marched. Now a Record Number of Women Are Running for Office

TIME Magazine attended the Women’s Convention in Detroit and published this great story about the wave of first-time female candidates pursuing elected office in post-Trump America. Spoiler: Michele is on the cover! http://time.com/5107499/record-number-of-women-are-running-for-office/ Select quotes here: “In 2016, they were ordinary voters. In 2017, they became activists, spurred by the […]

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