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    Coffee with a cause: Tim Hortons camp day send local kids to camp
    100% of coffee sales send economically disadvantaged kids on a life-changing camp experience; Funds raised help Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant owners sponsor kids in their…
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    Grand Prix 2015 – Sustainable Detroit: Econmic, educational impact of Grand Prix Weekend
    In 2014, for instance, the Grand Prix is said to have generated over $47 million in total spending for the region of Southeast Michigan. In…
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    Why Reading Matters: WCCCD Chancellor Ivery’s reading crusade
    Studies after studies have established an undeniable universal fact: reading is essential to the intellectual and social growth of any child. That children can express…
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    Pure Michigan unveils photoWalk along Detroit Riverfront
    Project to commemorate one-million Facebook fan milestone, highlight Michigan’s beautiful destinations More than 1,000 photos submitted by Pure Michigan fans were installed and unveiled today…

    Promotion and Partnership for Free Nieghborhood Day

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Actor Lamman Rucker Brings Awareness To The Increase In Hypertension In The Black Community
    Actor Lamman Rucker joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the American Heart Association Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign as well as some of his upcoming projects.…
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    Prosecutors Purposefully Struck Blacks From Jury List In Death Row Case
    Prosecutors in the 1987 Timothy Tyrone Foster death row case conducted jury selection in a very peculiar manner. According to slate.com, during the jury selection process…

    BUSINESS

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    19-year old Black Biz expert gets big buy
    Leading consulting firm purchases more than 100 copies of 19-year old Sherron Steven’s book Earlier this year, while still just a freshmen in college, 19-year…
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    Celebrating Leaders of Today: Michigan Chronicle 2015 Men of Excellence
    There are thousands of African American men in the region who exemplify the aforementioned definition of excellence. They go about their professional and personal lives…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Good Luck! Rob Kardashian Supposedly Heads To Rehab
    Rob Kardashian may be getting some help for his personal struggles. There’s word that the youngest Kardashian has checked into Palm Beach County rehab to get his health under control. Rob’s put on quite a bit of weight over the years, and it’s prompted him to become really reclusive. He’s missed major family events due […]
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    Sherri Shepherd Jokes About Giving Her Baby Away On ‘The View’
    Sherri Shepherd returned to “The View” just long enough to make what is probably her worst joke of the year. Sherri tried her best to fight against claiming any parental responsibility for her surrogate child with Lamar Sally. She didn’t want the child because she believed that it was just her estranged husband’s ploy to […]
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    MUSIC ROUNDUP: Jamie Foxx Taps ‘Empire’ Star For New Video; J.Lo Teams Up With Trey Songz & More
    Twitter Responds To Fetty Wap’s Braxton-Like Vocals Twitter is on a role today. After roasting Lil Mama’s “Sausage” (pun intended), they’ve set their sights on Fetty Wap (no pun intended.) In case you’re not sure who Fetty Wap is, he sings that infectious song “Trap Queen.” He also wears an ocular prosthesis after losing his left […]
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    ‘Vampire Diaries’ Star Kat Graham Tapped To Portray Tammi Terrell In New Biopic
    Does Kat Graham have the acting chops to pull off playing Tammi Terrell?
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    TBT: Marilyn Mosby Won Big On ‘Judge Judy’ Back In The Day [VIDEO]
    Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably seen Marilyn Mosby well before she announced charges in the Freddie Gray case. This Throwback Thursday delivered a high-profile moment from the Baltimore’s State Attorney General past as someone posted a clip of her bringing a case before Judge Judy online. Marilyn appeared on “Judge Judy” back […]
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    ‘Friday’ Star Reynaldo Rey Dead At 75
    The actor and comedian died from complications due to a stroke.

    LIFESTYLE

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    Beyoncé & Victoria Beckham Would Be Tamar Braxton’ Dream Customers
    Tamar Braxton would love for her fashion to become a household name among the a-list. Givenchy. Kenzo. Balmain. Jacobs. Tamar wouldn’t mind joining that list of celebrities’ favorite fashion designers. The “Let Me Know” singer has spun her personal style into a fashion line. We love the looks she’s offering up, but she told The […]
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    FAB OR FUG: Rihanna Channels Aaliyah With A Crop Top And Baggy Jeans [POLL]
    Riri is always one for taking chances and this time she's doing it with a 90's throwback look
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    Beauty Break: Out with old…In with the new
    Let’s face it! We are all super excited to see the return of the warm sunny days. Here in Michigan, we have an all out…
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    Dove Releases Children’s Book To Encourage Young Girls To Love Their Curls
    Dove has always been a brand with a reputation for helping women love the skin their in, and now the beauty brand is looking to expand on that by helping young girls embrace their natural curls with a new campaign. The newest facet of their Love Your Curls campaign, which launched back in January, is […]

    SPORTS

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    NEWS ROUNDUP: Cleveland Cavaliers Head To The Finals…AND MORE
    The Cleveland Cavaliers will be competing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years. The Cavs defeated the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday…
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    Cavaliers Demoralize the Hawks And Cleveland Is Crying With Excitement
    Tonight completes what’s probably the easiest route to the Finals LeBron James ever had. The Cavs conquered a mediocre but feisty Celtics team, survived an imploding Bulls squad, and now, they’ve concussed the Hawks.…
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    Another Detroit institution returns: The Kronk Gym
    It was one of the Detroit’s most storied buildings – the Kronk Gym. A place that produced some of Detroit’s greatest boxing champions – Milton…
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    NFL football is about to get less boring thanks to new rule
    The extra point. Everybody has seen it. Nobody  really cares about it since they rarely miss. It’s one of the most unnecessary parts of the…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Why Faith Is the Answer To Racial Tension
    It is no question that our country is in turmoil when it comes to racial prejudice. The media is saturated with tragic stories surrounding the…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    BLOG TALK

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    How about Quality Education for All of America’s Children?
    I think every person that walks the face of the earth has a Calling and Passion that they are meant to maximize to make our…
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    Besties Launch The Allen Lewis Agency, LLC
    “To have two African-American women equally successful in their own right, trust their acumen, agility and audacity to start their own agency is truly admirable.”
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    George Haley, the giant who never quit
    Malcolm X, in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley,” described by Time magazine as one of the 10 best non-fiction books…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS Students Nominate Your Teacher For Detroit’s Goodfellows “Teacher Of The Year”
    It’s “last call” for Detroit Public School students to nominate their favorite teacher for the sixth annual Old Newsboys’ Goodfellow Fund of Detroit’s Goodfellow Teacher…
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    Michigan’s University Research Corridor: Talent for a global economy
    Michigan’s leading research universities are magnets for top-notch talent, attracting, developing and retaining highly skilled individuals to propel Michigan’s economy into the future, a new…
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    Southwest Atlanta businessman starts scholarships for inner city students
    With the nightly news constantly blasting out news of so-called black male criminality and violent, and often deadly, encounters with police, businessman Harold Maurice Hardnett decided…

    LIVING WELL

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    More Than 71,000 American Women Will Likely Die Of Lung Cancer This Year, When Was The Last Time You Thought About Your Lungs?
    These are the lung tips that will save your life.
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    Henry Ford Health System ranked first in health care for Diversity
    The ranking by New Jersey-based DiversityInc cited Henry Ford’s diverse workforce and network of suppliers, support of the community it serves and its leadership in…
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    Senator Stabenow Announces Important Step to improve and expand access to mental health care
    First-of-its-Kind Community Mental Health Initiative Made Possible by Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act U.S. Debbie Stabenow today announced the launch of a new…
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