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    Making enough money to meet basic needs is not too much to ask
    My job at Wendy’s on Detroit’s east side doesn’t afford me enough to take care of my basics, and I think companies making billions off…
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    Is the RTA anti-Detroit?
    Earlier this month, the Amalgamated Transit Union submitted a strongly worded formal complaint to the Regional Transit Authority, accusing them of both racism and discrimination…
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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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    Indiana Cops Shoot Black Man In His Driveway After He Dials 911
    Everything began Tuesday when Carl Williams, 48, made a frantic call to police at 4:34 a.m. pleading for help after his wife said she was robbed by gunpoint where her car keys were stolen.
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    South Africa’s First Black Female Pilot Is Helping Other Women Reach New Heights
    Mahapa said she is resolved to educate women and hopes men understand there are no limitations to what they can do.

    BUSINESS

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    SBA partners with Kellogg Foundation to launch $2.M entrepreneurship initiative
    The leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and microlenderJustine PETERSEN today announced the formation of the Aspire Entrepreneurship Initiative,…
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    Happy hour meets Skinphorea beauty bar
    Skinphorea is proud to announce a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their first brick and mortar location, on Thursday, October  13, 2016 at 5 p.m., at 621 S.…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Rio Police Exaggerated Their Version Of Ryan Lochte’s Events, Too
    After the swimmer apologized for lying about getting robbed and held at gunpoint at a Rio gas station last week, it looks like the police lied a bit, too.
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    Why We Need To Celebrate Black Love In All Its Forms
    In celebration, HelloBeautiful kicked off the pilot episode of our new series HelloBeautiful Presents: Black Love featuring three couples at three different stages in their relationships.

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande To Hit The VMA Stage Together
    The 2016 Video Music Awards are just days away and MTV has added more stars to the performance and presenters list. Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will hit the stage together again to perform Grande’s new song “Side to Side” off her third album, Dangerous Woman. Grande revealed that on Sunday night she’ll “share [her] voice […]
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    Did Jennifer Lopez Break Up With Casper Smart Over This?
    Just when you thought that Jennifer Lopez had finally found a man she’d be with forever, she proves you wrong. According to reports, J. Lo broke up with Casper Smart because he snubbed her by passing on a Hamptons charity event in favor of hanging with his boys at UFC 202. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJW7ANJAECD/?taken-by=beaucaspersmart&hl=en Sources say that the 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…

    BLOG TALK

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    Martin Blasts Trump For Exploiting Black Plight To Win White Moderate Votes
    In recent days, Donald Trump has recalibrated his presidential campaign to reach out to Black voters. The GOP’s presidential nominee talked about the problems Black communities are facing and how he’s the person to fix them. The problem with Trump’s attempt to attract African-American voter support is that he’s making his appeal to Blacks in front […]
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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.

    ACHIEVE

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    Local teen named White House HBCU All Star
    Michigan Youth Is White House HBCU Ambassador The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) named 73 ambassadors nationwide on August 19,…
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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…

    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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