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    The role of young deroiters in the city’s revival
    Will Leather Good Detroit host “COFFEE & CONVERSATION” featuring Aaron Foley on the role of young Detroiters in the city’s revival. Will Leather Goods, located in the bustling…
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    Detroit Parks and Recreation Department offers ways to keep cool
    City of Detroit Recreation Centers to opened over the weekend to give residents a break from extreme summer heat The Detroit Parks & Recreation Department…
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    Trump is the Republican Frankenstein come to life
    I’m sure Trump’s Republican National Convention speech was a smash hit with the Hitler Youth. For the longest, I’ve shied away from the comparison that…
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    Detroit activists hold blockade at Detroit Police Central District Station
    On Wednesday, July 20, Black Youth Project 100 Detroit chapter and Black Lives Matter Detroit held a blockade at the Detroit Police Central District Station…

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    Racial Diversity On Display At DNC
    There were nearly more speakers of color on the first night of the DNC compared to the entire four nights of the RNC. There's also a noticeable difference in tone and message.
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    WATCH: 14-Year-Old Philadelphia Native Stuns DNC With Powerful Rendition Of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’
    Bobby Hill, who first gained notoriety for singing at Pope Francis' U.S. visit last September, is a member of the Keystone State Boychoir. Hill's soprano range wowed the Pope and actor Mark Wahlberg, who presided as Master of Ceremonies.

    BUSINESS

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    Detroit PR Firm Van Dyke•Horn to continue Berg Muirhead legacy
    Two native Detroiters, Peter Van Dyke and Marilyn Horn, have partnered to create Van Dyke•Horn Public Relations, acquiring and rebranding the communications firm formerly known…
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    Unique Michigan based clothing line Terrence Christopher launches
    A unique clothing line has launched in the Metro Detroit area that aims to show the beauty in being African American through high-quality fashion. The…

    LIFESTYLE

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    PUT A RING ON IT: Nia & Johnny Are A Vision Of Love
    Photographer Nia Jones had no clue how much her life would change when she shot a wedding and met the man she would marry, Johnny Frazier. She gained a husband, help meet, and business partner all in one click of her camera. Like so many of us have heard, love shows up when you’re not […]
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    Colorism Makes A Comeback With New Dating App Smoochr
    After discovering the app, one Twitter user created the hashtag #shutdownsmoochr.

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Celebrities React To Michelle Obama’s Powerful DNC Speech
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    Why Was Dr. Dre Cuffed By Cops Outside His Own Home?
      Rapper and entrepreneur Dr. Dre was cuffed  outside of his Malibu home on Monday after an apparent road rage incident. Sources close to the Hip-Hop icon told TMZ  that when Dre arrived at his home there was a car parked in his driveway. Dre requested that the man move, which he did, but not before yelling obscenities at the rapper. […]

    SPORTS

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    Charles Barkley blames blacks for police shooting deaths of black males
    NBA Hall of Famer and bombastic TNT host Charles Barkley has once again spoken out on another rash of police killings of young black men. And,…
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    Best of the ESPYs 2016
    The recently christened Cleveland Cavaliers just won their first ever NBA championship. And they swept the major awards at the 2016 ESPYS LeBron James was named…

    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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    Virginia High Court Invalidates Gov. McAuliffe’s Executive Order Restoring Voting Rights To 200K Ex-Felons
    In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]
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    Are We Witnessing The Birth Of White Identity Politics?
    After Donald Trump’s dark and angry Republican Party presidential nominee acceptance speech, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, spoke to John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, about Trump’s remarks and the tone of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Avlon explained what the nation is seeing at the RNC is “nothing normal,” despite outward appearances. He […]

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    Chevrolet, NASCAR announce annual Diversity Scholarship Contest
      Diversity Scholarship Launched to Support STEM Education INDIANAPOLIS — Chevrolet and NASCAR announced the launch of the second annual NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest…
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    Central Michigan University hiring

    LIVING WELL

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    Ask the Doctor: Vision of the ideal Integrated Health Care Facility of the Future
    Question: What would be your vision of the ideal integrated health care facility (mental and physical health) of the future? This month’s question is very…
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    World Sickle Cell Day will heighten awareness about disease
    World Sickle Cell Day is June 19, 2016 to advocate, educate and heighten awareness about sickle cell disease, its effect on those living with it…

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