• Detroit activist Ron Scott dies at 68

      Social justice champion and community activist Ron Scott lost his hard fought battle with cancer on Sunday, Nov. 29 at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak. Scott…

    • Cyber Monday shopping deals

      Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing…

    • Benjamin Chavis urges support for Black Lives Matter movement

      For many elders who participated in the Black Liberation Movement of the ’60s and ’70s, the burgeoning Black Lives Matter movement is history repeating itself…

    • Family talent night: Tracee Ellis Ross takes stage with Mom Diana Ross

      Just in case you forgot: Tracee Ellis Ross can sing. She gave fans another hit of her musical talent whiles sharing the stage with her mom recently. Diana Ross is known as the diva in her family. After watching her on Instagram, however, we know that Tracee can definitely carry a tune herself. The “Black-ish” star […]


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    Erykah Badu Disses Iggy Azalea At The Soul Train Awards
    #PressPlay: The shade #ErykahBadu just threw at #IggyAzalea though 😩😩😩 #SoulTrainAwards2015 A video posted by The Shade Room (@theshaderoominc) on Nov 29, 2015 at 5:11pm…
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    Chief Keef’s Contract With FilmOn Is Suspended
    Hop up out that DOPE, they like is he snorting? naw! A photo posted by Chief Keef (@chieffkeeffsossa) on Nov 28, 2015 at 10:26pm PST…
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    Real or staged? Michigan woman snatches from kid during Black Friday chaos
    A viral video of a woman snatching a vegetable steamer out of a child's hands has circulated the web and has viewers questioning its authenticity.
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    Obama thanks ‘honorable’ cops in statement on Laquan McDonald shooting
    According to reports, protesters were arrested and assaulted by police officers attempting to disperse the crowd, but President Obama made no mention of that in his brief statement.
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    Donna Stallings sworn In to Lathrup Village City Council
    Entrepreneur, humanitarian, ordained preacher, and now City Council member Donna Stallings was sworn in to represent the constituents of Lathrup Village on Nov. 16. As…
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    Here’s The Real Reason Why Chicago Police Arrested BLM Activist Malcolm London At The Laquan McDonald Protests
    Fellow protestors are saying that London, a revered activist from Chicago's Black Youth Project, was wrongfully accused of assaulting a police officer as he was arrested at last night's protests.

    In the Spotlight with Big Sean's Detroit tour


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    Atlanta Father Arrested After 6-Year-Old Daughter Shoots Herself With Gun In Couch
    Ja’Mecca Smith was found dead at the home of Demarqo Smith early Saturday morning. The 25-year-old father was not home when the police arrived. He briefly fled the scene before returning to speak to the police.
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    Black Friday Sales Down More Than $1 Billion, Activists Plan Cyber Monday Protests
    Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.


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    Cyber Monday shopping deals
    Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing…
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    Detroit Branch NAACP launches ‘Shop Detroit’ on Avenue of Fashion
    The Detroit Branch NAACP’s Shop Detroit campaign encourages support of Detroit based businesses during the holiday season.  The campaign kicked-off on Saturday, Nov. 28 at…


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    Sinead O’Connor Found Alive After Facebook Post About Overdose
    O'Connor, who suffers with mental illness, has been open about her struggles with manic depression in the past.
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    Lamar Odom May Not Stand Trial For Cocaine Possession
    There’s a good chance that Lamar Odom may not face prosecution for cocaine possession after he overdosed in a brothel earlier this year. Lamar is still struggling to recover from the incident where he was found unresponsive, and that could keep him out of court. According to TMZ.com, the District Attorney is factoring in his […]


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    5 Easy Thanksgiving outfits that are already in your closet
    Thanksgiving dressing isn’t for the faint of heart. When it’s time to sit down for dinner, you want the perfect marriage of fashion and function: a stylish outfit that’s roomy enough to hide your food baby. Whether you’ll celebrate the holiday hosting a Friendsgiving dinner or meeting bae’s family, we’ve got outfit ideas that will suit your Thanksgiving […]
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    New Dating App BAE (Before Anyone Else) Caters To Black Singles
    We caught up with the creators of BAE, who revealed their inspiration behind creating the Black dating app.


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    How Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, MSU promoted the integration of college football
    In the 1950s and ‘60s, the University of Alabama’s legendary football coach, Paul “Bear” Bryant, refused to recruit or allow black players on his teams.…
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    Best Ronda Rousey Twitter responses to her being knocked unconscious
    Ronda Rousey’s shocking and one-sided beat-down is the talk of the sports world. Rousey not only got defeated in Melbourne, Australia, she was humiliated from…


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    Family Victory Fellowship: A church informing members on education and business
    Family Victory Fellowship offers education and business training to students Family Victory Fellowship has been serving the Detroit community for the past 17 years The…
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    Rev. Kenneth Flowers celebrates a significant anniversary
    Greater New Mount Moriah Baptist Church’s pastor Rev. Kenneth James Flowers 20th Pastoral Anniversary celebration at the Ren Cen on Sunday was quite the event. About 500…


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    NewsOne Now EXCLUSIVE: Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More
    In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One's NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke's views on the Black Lives Matter movement.
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    Critic’s corner “The Intern”
    Obtaining an internship at the ideal job can be exciting! However, taking an internship after retirement can be difficult. The American comedy film The Intern…


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    Cricket Wireless awards $1,000 to Key Elementary school
    Funds will keep positivity programs moving forward in communities across the country Every day, people are bombarded with stories about how schools are failing children…
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    EAA – Revolutionizing Education Reform in Detroit
    Without real education reform, Detroit’s recovery is a mirage.  The city’s population cannot rebound without functioning schools and our workforce will not be prepared for…


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    Fitbit to donate $1 million in FitForGood challenge
      Fitbit users will be able to track their steps while also raising money for charity as part of this November’s FitForGood challenge. Users who register…
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    DPS Restructuring Showing Improvement
    Recent restructuring efforts are having a positive impact on Detroit Public Schools finances according to results of a recently filed audit of the 2014-15 fiscal…


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