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    City of Southfield to hold community-wide garage sale June 4-7
    The city of Southfield will hold a community-wide garage sale June 4-7 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout Southfield. Permits and permit fees will…
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    Pure Michigan unveils photoWalk along Detroit Riverfront
    Project to commemorate one-million Facebook fan milestone, highlight Michigan’s beautiful destinations More than 1,000 photos submitted by Pure Michigan fans were installed and unveiled today…
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    New Center Park returns with film screenings, family-friendly movie nights, and special concerts
    New Center Park, located on West Grand Boulevard at 2nd Avenue in Detroit’s historic New Center district, begins its summer-long series with weekly movie nights,…
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    Belle Isle’s beautiful gateway illuminated
    The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in an exciting partnership with Platinum Equity unveiled new lighting on the MacArthur Bridge in a dramatic ceremonial…

    Promotion and Partnership for Free Nieghborhood Day

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Watch Portions Of The NewsOne Now Comedy Special
    As you prepare for your Memorial Day festivities, watch NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and comedian Niki Moore break down rules for your holiday cookout. Here…
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    Nigerian Army Relocates Women & Children Rescued From Boko Haram
    Hundreds of women and children rescued from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram are now in military custody, the BBC reports. The Nigerian army has relocated…

    BUSINESS

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    Detroiters need meaningful training and in-demand jobs
    There’s no question that the city of Detroit is once again on the rise. After experiencing a historic bankruptcy, facilitated by an equally historic appointment…
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    Brothers in Business: Next generation of Black male entrepreneurs
    The U.S. Black Chambers Inc. has launched an initiative to nurture the next generation of young Black male entrepreneurs, with a focus on closing the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Taye Diggs Jokes About His ‘Inner Homosexuality’
    Taye Diggs was recently cast as the lead role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, which makes him the first Black man to…
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    Nina Simone’s Estate Accuses Sony Of Piracy
    There’s more drama afoot for the Nina Simone estate. The iconic singer’s heirs are battling Sony, her former label, for allegedly pirating her music. According…
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    Michael B. Jordan Claps Back At Haters Mad About His ‘Fantastic Four’ Role
    Michael Bae Jordan is not here for the haters who have been trolling him online due to him being cast as The Human Torch in…
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    10 Times My Dad Made Me Proud
    For all the wonderful dads out there, this one’s for you!
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    Raven-Symone’s Ridiculous Comments May Have Just Landed Her The Ultimate Gig
    Oh no… Apparently all of Raven- Symone’s bonehead comments on The View may have landed her a job. Reportedly, the big wigs at ABC have been…
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    Not Again: Cop Shoots Two Black Men He Claims Attacked Him With Skateboard
    Two unarmed Black men have reportedly been shot by police early Thursday in Olympia, WA. The men, brothers in their 20s, were identified as Andre…

    LIFESTYLE

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    CHIC EATS: Brooklyn Restaurant, Sweet Chick’s Biggie-Inspired Menu Is Epic & Now We’re Hungry
    On May 21, 2015, the late Christopher Wallace would have been 43-years-old today and while we’re still mourning his death, some 18 years later, we…
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    FAB OR FUG: Chanel Iman Looking Like A Bag Of Money And Glitter At Cannes
    Chanel Iman just slayed everyone, brought them back to life and then slayed them all over again. The supermodel has had her fair share of…
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    Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics spotlights educational crisis
    The third installment of the Michigan Chronicle’s 2015 Pancakes and Politics series may have been one of the most riveting discussions taking place anywhere in…
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    So, That Fake Makeup You Bought From An Instagram Boutique Is Probably Laced With Rat Poop, Poison
    Before you celebrate finding an insane deal online on your favorite MAC lipstick or Urban Decay palette, make sure it’s not just a load of…

    SPORTS

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    Another Detroit institution returns: The Kronk Gym
    It was one of the Detroit’s most storied buildings – the Kronk Gym. A place that produced some of Detroit’s greatest boxing champions – Milton…
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    NFL football is about to get less boring thanks to new rule
    The extra point. Everybody has seen it. Nobody  really cares about it since they rarely miss. It’s one of the most unnecessary parts of the…
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    WNBA stars Griner and Johnson receive hefty suspensions for domestic violence Incident
    WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson may be trying to put the past behind them after getting married only weeks after they were both arrested for…
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    Allen Iverson on rumors he’s broke: Don’t believe the hype
    Despite pocketing an estimated $200 million during his professional playing career, rumors have constantly circulated regarding Allen Iverson’s financial position, with some reports saying that…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Why Faith Is the Answer To Racial Tension
    It is no question that our country is in turmoil when it comes to racial prejudice. The media is saturated with tragic stories surrounding the…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    BLOG TALK

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    George Haley, the giant who never quit
    Malcolm X, in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley,” described by Time magazine as one of the 10 best non-fiction books…
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    Why the mall model doesn’t work anymore – Northland
    With the opening of the Northland Center Mall, in the spring of 1954, Detroiters had a place to celebrate. It was the beginning of the…
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    The legalization of marijuana in Michigan
    Many believe that the legalization of marijuana will mean less jail time, more jobs, and more tax dollars. “The first thing we’re saying is regulate…

    ACHIEVE

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    ‘Detroit Girls Can’ career retreat WCCCD’s Eastern campus
    ‘The first-ever Detroit Girls Can retreat will empower and educate young women with straight talk from Detroit-area leaders on career, education and financial management on…
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    DPS brings professionals to school for Career Day
    School leaders at Flagship Academy in Detroit are bringing in 40 area professionals for the school’s career day on Thursday, May 21. The gymnasium will…
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    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Awarded $20k To Improve Children’s Health and Wellness through Programs
    The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) was recently awarded a grant from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. The grant – Champions for…

    LIVING WELL

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    Senator Stabenow Announces Important Step to improve and expand access to mental health care
    First-of-its-Kind Community Mental Health Initiative Made Possible by Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act U.S. Debbie Stabenow today announced the launch of a new…
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    Henry Ford Health System ranked first in health care for Diversity
    The ranking by New Jersey-based DiversityInc cited Henry Ford’s diverse workforce and network of suppliers, support of the community it serves and its leadership in…
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    One special child, one big challenge
    Born with only one developed kidney, 1-year-old Cain Hawkins’ family and friends rose to the occasion of walking with over 7,500 walkers, and as a…
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