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    Is the RTA anti-Detroit? Transit Union thinks so, but RTA says absolutely not
    Earlier this month, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) submitted a strongly worded formal complaint to the Regional Transit Authority, accusing them of both racism and…
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    DWSD hunts big-time offenders, millions at stake
      Industrial businesses and even churches have cost the city billions in uncollected revenue Come Oct. 1, the owners of 22,000 parcels in Detroit are…
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    Michigan leaders to Trump: African Americans have everything to lose under your presidency
    Following his remarks Friday in Dimondale, African American leaders in Michigan are speaking out about just how much Michigan has to lose if Donald Trump…
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    Simone Manuel breaks racial barriers with epic win
    This year’s Olympics which takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  features many incredible athletes that represent the USA in many sports. The latest in…

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    Newark Cops Mistake Unarmed 10-Year-Old Black Boy For Armed Robber
    A community is reeling after a 10-year-old boy was chased down by police who thought he was a 20-year-old suspect in a nearby armed robbery.
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    Civil Rights Lawyers File Suit Against Alleged ‘Hot Check’ Court That Entraps Poor People
    During an early afternoon call that discussed the legality of the case, representatives for the ACLU and the Lawyers' Committee relayed the far-reaching disparities caused by the alleged illegal practice, one that leads to debtors' prisons, disproportionately affecting people of color.

    BUSINESS

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    Hillary Clinton’s plan to jumpstart small business startups, growth and job creation
    Hillary Clinton understands that African American-owned small businesses are a critical engine of the American economy. Today, African American-owned businesses employ nearly 1 million Americans,…
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    Defense workers’ union raises questions over planned job cuts at Selfridge
    Defense workers’ union raises questions over planned job cuts at Selfridge ANGB AFGE says plans to slash bulk of maintenance crew would profoundly affect Michigan…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Nike Unveils The Kobe 11 ‘Mambacurial’
    Not only did Kobe Bryant just get a day named after him by the city of Los Angeles and start a multmillion dollar company, but his Nike Kobe 11’s are getting the “Mambacurial” treatment. Since Kobe joined the swoosh just over a decade ago, he’s received his own signature sneaker every year. And lately, aside from the slew […]
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    #CouplesWeLove: Waka Flocka & Tammy Rivera Are Making It Work

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Go Behind The Scenes Of Beyonce’s Visual Album ‘Lemonade’
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    Aretha Franklin’s Health Is Affecting Her Business
    Aretha Franklin is finally giving her body the respect that it needs. The 74-year old songstress had to cancel several shows, including two New York performances at Radio City Music Hall, because of her health. Franklin released a statement saying, “Due to doctors’ orders I will have to cancel a few concerts for the next month or so.” The […]

    SPORTS

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    Funniest James Harden memes mocking his reportedly new adidas shoes
    The merciless pummeling that Golden State’s Stephen Curry received for his 2 Low Under Armour shoe is nothing compared to the stampede from the herd…
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    Funniest memes about USA’s 4×100 relay teams’ embarrassing loss to Japan
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Team USA 4x100M track squad was humiliated at the Rio Olympics after they failed to medal at all  — and for losing…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Politics, the Pulpit, and the People
    Part 1 of 2-part series   Many people believe that the church should stay out of politics and that politics should stay out of the…
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    Clergy and churches launch new DRIVE initiative
    Over 50 congregations were represented at the Commitment Ceremony of the Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity (DRIVE) on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31. Five hundred and fifty…

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    Army Of Moms Fight To Take Back Their South Side Chicago Neighborhood
    Tired of waiting on help from outside of the community, a group of mothers got together to do something about the violence themselves.
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    Are NC Republicans Using Voter Suppression To Steal 2016 Presidential Election?
    North Carolina Republicans are doing just about any and everything to suppress the African American vote.

    ACHIEVE

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    Detroit Public Schools Community District opens new Regional Enrollment Centers
    On Aug. 15, the new Detroit Public Schools Community District opened three new regional enrollment centers for new families and families who are returning from…
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    ACHIEVE! Back- to – School Fall Edition 2016
    Click Below to read the fall edition of ACHIEVE!

    LIVING WELL

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    A Lifetime of Drug Abuse – Still Found my Success
    Sheldon Hill started using drugs and alcohol at the age of eight. By 12, he was dealing drugs for his father, and by 16, he…
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    Jabs Gym KO’s the typical workout
    As the battle against obesity continues, it can be difficult to find a good fit among the wide range of fitness journeys, challenges and projects.…

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