Gentrification, Grits and Grassroots: The Michigan Citizen event

Gentrification, Grits and Grassroots: The Michigan Citizen event

As part of its “Grits and Grassroots” series, the Michigan Citizen newspaper is presenting a breakfast discussion titled “Two Detroits? Gentrification” on Saturday, April 26.

Scheduled speakers are Phil Cooley, of Slows Bar-B-Q and Ponyride, Lauren Hood, of Loveland Technologies and Deep Dive Detroit, Khary “WAE” Frazier, hip hop artist and Detroit advocate, George N’amdi, of The N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, and Kirk Mayes, deputy group executive, Jobs and Economies, City of Detroit.

Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. with the panel starting at 9 a.m. at the Jam Handy, 2900 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 313-963-8282 or visit www.michigancitizen.com.