Walmart unveils annual ‘top rated by kids toy list’
With the holidays just three months way, Walmart is unveiling its annual “top rated by kids toy list” on Thursday. This year’s list features 36 of the hottest toys for the 2020 holiday season, selected by the real experts: children. The 2020 list reflects the focus on trends such as interactive, educational toys, screen-free indoor entertainment and energy-burning outdoor activities. Click here to view the full list.
Facebook offers $40 million to struggling black-owned businesses -- heres how to apply
DETROIT Black-owned businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and now Facebook is offering a $40 million boost to those struggling businesses through a grant program. Facebook announced 10,000 businesses will get grants that include $2,500 in cash and $1,500 in credit for ads on the social media website. The money comes from $100 million Facebook has set aside for a small business program. Click here for more information on how to apply.
DPSCD, DIA Launch 83rd annual DPSCD Student Exhibition virtually
DETROIT – Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced today, hundreds of students’ imaginative works will be showcased virtually through the 83rd Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition in partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) from May 18 – June 26, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the arts exhibition, traditionally hosted in a DIA gallery, has launched through a video featuring the artwork of students in grades K-12, for the first time in history. “The Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition is a legacy that has lifted our students up and given them a voice. “Despite these uncertain times, we have worked together as we always have to uphold this tradition where Detroit students are recognized for their talents and pursuits. We look forward to the online display of this year’s creativity and invite the community to enjoy the work of these emerging artists.”The 83rd Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition is made possible with support from the Ruth T. T. Cattell Education Endowment Fund.