Overcoming trauma: Metro Detroiter Jessie Elliot tells personal story of hardships, perseverance
Jessie Elliott has spent most of her life in Metro Detroit, well known in prominent philanthropic, social and business circles. You would never imagine that the confident and successful business entrepreneur today suffered from such traumatic and unthinkable experiences.
Metro Detroit organization helps struggling families reconnect, heal
One Metro Detroit organization is working with struggling families to help them mend. “Black Family Development Incorporated is a 42-year-old family counseling organization,” said CEO Kenyatta Stephens. “We were created as an organization that specialized in evidence-based practices that were intended to strengthen and support African-American families. He sought help through Black Family Development Incorporated, which he found through Aniya’s school. “When I came to Black Family everything changed.
Detroit police launch investigation into death of baby boy
DETROIT – Police are looking into the death of a baby boy. According to police, the parents were in bed with the child. When they woke up around 4:30 a.m. the baby was unresponsive. Police say the baby showed no visible signs of trauma. The investigation is ongoing.