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    Southfield council president Sylvia Jordan announces candidacy for mayor
    Southfield City Council President Sylvia Jordan announced her candidacy for mayor of Southfield on the steps of the Southfield City Hall. Flanked by supporters, Jordan…
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    Water shutoffs loom large in Detroit again
    The city finds themselves right back in a situation they would like to avoid. Last year the city made a concerted effort to help citizens…
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    Michigan cop fired for unlawful arrest and beating of Detroit man
    The Inkster, Michigan police officer involved in the beating of Detroit native Floyd Dent has been fired, according to Michigan Live.  William Melendez was officially…
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    Unthinkable crime in Detroit
    It’s an unthinkable crime — a mother killing her child. The statistics are deeply distressing. In the United States, when young children are murdered, the…

    Pancake and Politics 2015 Forum One Highlights

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Here’s Why Michael Eric Dyson’s Bromance With Cornel West Is Over
    After perceived slights and political missteps by Barack Obama, scholar Cornel West has led an intractable one-man war against the president that has been punctuated…
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    Ebola Survivors Urged To Practice Safe Sex To Prevent Spread Of The Disease
    Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…

    BUSINESS

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    Miss Jessie’s co-founder driven to suicide by boyfriend
    When natural hair icon Titi Branch, co-founder of the wildly successful hair-care line Miss Jessie’s, committed suicide in December 2014, shocked supporters were left devastated.…
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    New Economy Initiative announces return of NEIdeas Small Business Challenge
    New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, kicked-off the return of NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth, a two-tiered…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    The Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Not Guilty On All Charges & We’re Getting Real Tired Of This
    Dante Servin, the 46-year-old Chicago police who shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was found not guilty on all charges today. Judge Dennis Porter revealed…
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    ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ releases epic 6-minute long trailer [Watch]
    *Season four of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” is almost here. VH1 is giving fans a taste of the massive drama to come in the six-minute long super-trailer, according to Sister 2 Sister. The trailer kicks off with Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez opening up about their problems to one another and seeking therapy.  But they […]
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    AM BUZZ: Tyrese’s Fatherly Advice To Chris Brown; Rihanna’s Hawaiian Vacay & More
    Tyrese’s Fatherly Advice To Chris Brown Tyrese is one of our favorite celeb dads. When he isn’t driving his car out of the back of…
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    Ariana Grande’s father checks Big Sean on Instagram
    In an Instagram comment that has quickly gone viral, Ariana Grande‘s father told her boyfriend rapper Big Sean that he better be keeping his big…
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    Jay Z’s TIDAL hits rough waters, CEO fired, 25 employees dismissed
    It’s barely been a month since TIDAL debuted and Jay Z‘s new streaming service is already experiencing some major waves in its administration. The music service, set…
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    Kanye served papers while holding North West
    Kanye West had the worst homecoming ever when he and his family got off the plane in Los Angeles. After a week catching up on…

    LIFESTYLE

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    5 flirty flip flops
    Jelly & metallic sandals are in for the summer! Here are 5 pair of flip flops that are flirty and fabulous!
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    GET THE LOOK: Lala Rocks The Perfect Spring Uniform For Every Occasion
    Lala knows the importance of finding a silhouette that works for you and sticking with it. If there’s one style that reigns for Spring and…
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    Ohio woman learns co-worker is biological mom
    For years, 38-year-old La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark of Youngstown, Ohio longed to meet her biological mother after learning of her adoption, according to ABC’s Good Morning America.…
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    Are Nicki Minaj’s Air Jordans beating out every male rapper sneaker’?
    Nicki Minaj just debuted her latest fashion venture on Instagram, which are a pair of limited edition Air Jordans, part of her new partnership with the famed…

    SPORTS

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    Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate
    There are a lot of unfortunate NFL stories, and former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is one of them. He’s currently serving 31 years in…
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    Harden, Curry or Westbrook? Inside the NBA’s MVP 3-headed race
    The NBA regular season is quickly coming to a close, but the race for the MVP award is heating up. Houston’s James Harden, Golden State’s…
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    Darren Sharper’s rape plea includes penile monitoring and no alcohol
    The details of former NFL star Darren Shaper’s plea deal for serial rape have come out, and one bizarre one – penile plethysmograph, or PPG…
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    The Price is right; Tigers shutout Twins in 2015 home opener
    The Detroit Tigers started their 2015 season (April 6) with an impressive win, as they recorded a 4 -0 shutout over Central Division rival, the…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Detroit Police Chief, joins Greater Grace Temple for law enforcement appreciation
    Bishop Charles H. Ellis III (left), pastor of Greater Grace Temple, and Detroit Police Chief James Craig. A local church held a “different” kind of…
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    TD Jakes helps kick off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo for Black women
    Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…

    BLOG TALK

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    Top 10 reasons why women cheat
    Numerous relationship studies have concluded that a woman is more likely to cheat than a man. And that woman is more likely to cheat during…
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    Mommies need alone time
    It happens to the best of us, we have a sitter lined up for the whole weekend. On Monday, we’re secretly fast-forwarding to Friday because…
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    Michigan’s roads unsafe at any speed, vote YES on May 5 Proposal 1
    I fear Michigan’s unsafe roads not only for myself, but for my children and grandchildren. I worry about how our children will handle the bad pavement as school…

    ACHIEVE

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    Parenting is not one size fits all!
    Ok, So I must admit being a parent is not easy. Play dates are fun, playing dress-up is amazing, and family outings makes a weekend…
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    DPS SOW: Wayne Elementary School
    When you enter the doors at Wayne Elementary School, you enter what is known as “Rockets territory.” But what does that mean? It simply implies…
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    Celebrate graduates with DIY party, decor and gifts
    Graduation marks a major milestone in any student’s life, and the event calls for a celebration to remember. Whether you’re planning a party in honor…

    LIVING WELL

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    Dr. Jennifer Caudle dispels top 5 health myths
    Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor in the department of Family Medicine at Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine, joined Roland Martin Friday…
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    Shade! Dr. Oz’s Colleagues Petition To Have Him Fired For ‘Quack’ Medicine
    Likable TV host and health doctor Mehmet Oz has defended his position as a member of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Surgery.…
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    Bridging the gap
    Why your diet is missing critical nutrients and what you can do about it Today, our busy lifestyles make it challenging to ensure we’re getting…
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