Author: Kateri Sollars


UDM’s 6 Mile meetups connecting campus and community

Dr. Justin Williams, an associate professor of history and the Director of the African American Studies program at Detroit Mercy, has organized 6 Mile meetups since joining the university last year.  The community around the University of Detroit Mercy has an abundance of black owned businesses and restaurants waiting to […]


Detroit Mercy student provides campus soundtrack

Music speaks to the soul, moves the body and is used to communicate what cannot be said or expressed directly. Music is another medium to expel your emotions, make people feel their emotions and identify with them and to bring awareness to the global political issues that we are experiencing […]


Black History Month a time of reflection, celebration at UDM

Black History Month is celebrated in one of the most frigid months of the year, February. However, the celebration of freedom, equality and the achievement of African Americans must certainly bring some warmth and happiness in these bitter times. Black History Month is a fairly new celebration and wasn’t officially […]