• KEM Tops Multiple Charts With New Album Promise to Love Available Now

      As soon as KEM‘s fourth full-length album Promise to Love [Motown Records] became available on August 25th, it clinched number one on the iTunes Top R&B Albums Chart…

    • DPS School Of The Week: Burton International Academy

      Burton International Academy Infusing multiculturalism into young minds to educate the next generation of global achievers One of Burton International Academy Principal John Wilson’s favorite…

    • Duggan’s Moment

      Mike Duggan – Andre Smith photo  Will Detroit mayor campaign for Mark Schauer? Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is known for taking controversial and independent positions.…

    • Residents, Rights Groups Want Moratorium

      Civil rights leaders and groups are opposing Detroit’s resumption of water shutoffs this week. Instead, they are asking a judge to immediately block the Detroit…

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    Wayne Shorter To Unveil New Music at Detroit Jazz Festival
    When two-time Grammy Award- winning jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney performs at the 35th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival that runs over the Labor Day Weekend (Aug.…
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    Residents, Rights Groups Want Moratorium
    Civil rights leaders and groups are opposing Detroit’s resumption of water shutoffs this week. Instead, they are asking a judge to immediately block the Detroit…

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    She Can Hoop Too! Watch Mo’ne Davis’ Killer Crossover (Video)
    *Mo’ne Davis certainly left her mark as a baseball player in the 2014 Little League World Series, but as she recently revealed, she dreams about playing point guard for the Connecticut Huskies. Based on this clip from 2010, the point guard may soon break the gender barrier in basketball. Watch an 11-year-old Davis shake her […]
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    Oop! Instructor Hands 9-Year-Old Uzi, She Accidently Kills Him (Video)
    *Bullets and Burgers, an Arizona shooting range that rests on the Nevada border, may have to rethink their policy following the horrific accidental killing of one of their instructors by a 9-year-old student that he was training. The range allows customers as young as 8-years-old to handle a variety of weapons — from fully automatic […]

    BUSINESS

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    Glenn E. Wash, Construction Pioneer, Outspoken Activist for Black Empowerment in Detroit
    For more than five decades, the name and voice of Glenn E. Wash have resonated with pure entrepreneurship power and concern for change in the…
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    Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for $11.4 Billion
    According to reports, Burger King has agreed on Tuesday to buy the Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion, making it the the third largest…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    KEM Tops Multiple Charts With New Album Promise to Love Available Now
    As soon as KEM‘s fourth full-length album Promise to Love [Motown Records] became available on August 25th, it clinched number one on the iTunes Top R&B Albums Chart…
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    Karrueche Tran Pleads For Mercy While Apologizing For Blue Ivy Joke
    Karrueche Tran hopes that the Beyhive will stop stinging her after making a public apology for her joke about Blue Ivy on BET’s “106 & Park.”…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Best of the MTV VMA Red Carpet 2013
    The Music Television Video Music Awards, or the VMA 2014, has come upon us. And, despite some volatile situations popping off in some of the…
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    The Best Back-To-School Gadgets
    It’s time to get ready to go back-to-school, Roland Martin and Christen Rochon of  DivasAndDorks.com break down on all the best tech for the new school year…

    SPORTS

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    Kevin Durant & Steph Curry On NBA 2K15, First Meeting On The Court As Kids
    Reigning MVP Kevin Durant‘s got the number one spot in the NBA, and now he’s even tops on the virtual court. KD has scored the cover of…
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    Real Life 101 Hosts 7th Annual College Educational Golf Fundraiser
     Real Life 101 Scholarship Fund is proud of its 15 years of service. Real Life 101 currently has 167 students in Colleges and Universities all over America as a…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    5 Celebrities in Need of Jesus
    #5 Cornel West Not sure why Cornell has gone after the president this week.. but BOY OH BOY! Jesus might be able to to tone…
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    Gospel Superstar & Pastor Steps Down From Pulpit And Heads To Reality Show [VIDEO]
    Originally posted on Elev8:
    Byron Cage serves as minister of music at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. In addition, as of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Healthy Michigan Plan Exceeding Expectations
    The Healthy Michigan Plan has been serving the citizens of the state for nearly five months. Advocates say it’s already having an economic impact by…
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    4 Reasons You Need A Tight Core & 5 Crunchless Exercises To Get You There [VIDEO]
    If doing triple digit crunches everyday in hopes of achieving abs of steel is your go-to core workout, I suggest you change things up, like…

    BLOG TALK

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    Jesse Jackson’s Suggestions For Ferguson
    On Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared on “NewsOne Now” to explain how the people of Ferguson should move forward in their fight for justice, social, economic…
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    Prime Politics: From Ferguson to Florida, Another 18-year-old Black Man is Dead
    What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now. The late, great attorney Charles Hamilton Houston once said, “The race problem in the…
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    Jesse Williams On Ferguson: ‘White People Have The Privilege Of Being Treated Like Human Beings’
    In an appearance on CNN on Sunday, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams, 33, tackled the blatant racial bias in media character assassinations of  slain Ferguson…

    ACHIEVE

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    CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students
    With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list…
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    There is a Ferguson Near You
    There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in…
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    Central Collegiate Academy Students Improve and Excel in 2014
                With graduation time upon students and parents in Detroit schools and the flurry of end-of-the- school-year social protocols and…

    URBAN ED

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    Clark Atlanta University Security Guard Arrested On Peeping Tom Charges
    Kenyon Strozier, 37, a security guard at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta’s prestigious Atlanta University Center, was arrested on peeping Tom charges on June 25 after he was…
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    HBCUs Cut From NCAA Postseason Over Academics Cry Foul. They’re Right
    This month, most American universities and colleges with popular athletic programs will proudly watch thousands of students walk across a stage, shake hands with academic…
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    Overreaction? Yearbook Quote May Get Student Banned From Graduation
    Graduating high school students often use yearbook quotes to leave a poignant message or some clever quip. However, one student’s nerdy joke apparently offended administrators…

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