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    A Unique Opportunity to Celebrate Valentine’s Day while Supporting the Parade Company
    The Parade Company Studio will open their doors again this year for private Valentine’s Day tours offering a behind the scenes look at Detroit’s longest…
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    DPS’ Academy of the Americas expands to new high school
    Ribbon Cutting today at Escuela Preparatoria Academia de las Américas  An Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony is planned for the community to help celebrate the…
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    All clear issued for City of Highland Park water
    Story Retraction T water advisory issued in Highland Park on Feb. 3 was lifted as of Feb. 7 according to Highland Park city officials, the…
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    5 shows to attend this weekend
    Potted Sherlock Friday February 5, 2016 @ 8pm Saturday February 6, 2016  @ 2pm & 8pm City Theatre

    Love's Holiday Weekend: Who's Loving You? Conversations with Iyanla Vanzant

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    WATCH: UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus Hits The Quan, Whip And Nae Nae In Floor Routine
    If one ever needed proof of the power of dance, they needn’t look any further than the floor routine of UCLA gymnast, Sophina DeJesus. DeJesus, a senior at the school, managed to hit the Quan, the Whip and the Nae Nae dances during her flawless floor routine over the weekend reports the Daily Bruin. The […]
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    NYPD Cop Who Killed Unarmed Akai Gurley Says Fear Drove Him To Shoot
    New York City police officer Peter Liang appeared in court on Monday, delivering a tearful testimony of the fateful November 2014 night that led to the death of unarmed Black man Akai Gurley. While sharing details of the shooting, Liang began to cry and had to be excused from the courtroom reports the New York […]

    BUSINESS

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    TheGrio and Rolling Out partner to form digital ad network
    Collaboration to Allow Advertisers to Reach Key Ethnic Demographic Two top media sites for reaching millennial and multicultural audiences have partnered to offer expanded reach…
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    Goals, potential and The Unlocked Summit
      “The Unlocked Summit is a groundbreaking experience, whose goal is to help women entrepreneurs unlock their goals, dreams and future,” said entrepreneur Chatoya Antwine…

    LIFESTYLE

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    The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
    I love…LOVE! Being a love-oholic Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays, so it’s with great pleasure to present 2015 Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide: For…
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    Black And Proud: How Beyoncé Used Fashion To Make A Powerful Political Statement
    Queen Bey had a very black, very stylish, weekend. See all the trends and inspiration here!

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”
    L.A. Reid gets candid about his ex-wife and her involvement in TLC's financial troubles.
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    2016 NAACP Image Awards: ‘Empire’ Wins Big; Michael B. Jordan’s Riveting Speech & More
    The 2016 NAACP Image Awards was a night to celebrate the fullness of Black excellence in all of its forms. With a handful of major awards being handed out on Wednesday night, viewers may have been wondering what may have what there was actually left to experience at the 47th Annual Image Awards. However, anyone […]

    SPORTS

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    Funniest Cam Newton memes after losing Super Bowl 50
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can only take solace in his stellar season, prior to Super Bowl 50, that earned league…
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    ESPNs Chris Broussard on the Pacers, Hawks chances on unseating LeBron in the East
    ESPN’s televised matchup of Indiana against Atlanta on Friday night features two intriguing and formidable teams who, along with Toronto and Chicago, are collectively using…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Second Baptist Church presents ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ for King Day
    The Second Baptist Church of Detroit will present, “Nobel Peace Prize” to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his holiday. The…
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    Detroit clergy collaboratives DRIVE into 2016
    While the religious leaders of the Detroit Clergy Gathering focus on addressing some of the most complex issues in Southeast Michigan and the Metropolitan Community…

    BLOG TALK

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    Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ program helps young victims recover from emergency room trauma
    Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900 young…
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    New Music Monday: Tory Lanez – “LA Confidential”
    Tory Lanez released a new single “LA Confidential,” a transparent track with a dark melodic production that inhibits a similarity of The Weeknd’s brooding gloom…

    ACHIEVE

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    Scholarship applications being Accepted for Spring/Summer classes
    An Amazing Woman Foundation (AAWF) is now accepting scholarship applications for Spring and Summer programming. Young women ages 10-18 who demonstrate a passion for her…
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    Actor LeVar Burton to keynote Oakland University’s 2016 Keeper of the Dream Awards
    For its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration, Oakland University will welcome actor, director, producer and literacy advocate LeVar Burton to campus on Martin…

    LIVING WELL

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    Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ program helps young victims recover from emergency room trauma
    Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900 young…
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    In Real Life: 2015 Kicked My Ass And I’m Praying For A Better New Year
    The saying "laugh to keep from crying" has never been so relevant.

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