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    Governor Snyder, Mayor Duggan, Goldman Sachs Celebrate First Graduation of 10,000 Small Businesses in Detroit
    Today more than 60 Detroit and Southeast Michigan small business owners graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative, which aims to help create…
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    MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ Broadcast Live from Detroit (Video)
    All eyes where on Detroit Thursday morning as host Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ broadcasted live from Wayne State University to discuss…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    [Video] Don Lemon Compares Spanking To Training Dogs
    CNN’s Don Lemon is known for making controversial, often questionable, statements. Well, in this week of “Don Lemon Said What,” the anchor raised eyebrows while trying…
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    Arizona Republican Advises Sterilizing Women On Welfare
    Former Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (pictured) is now also former vice chair to the Arizona Republican Party, after making the mistake of exposing just…

    BUSINESS

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    Governor Snyder, Mayor Duggan, Goldman Sachs Celebrate First Graduation of 10,000 Small Businesses in Detroit
    Today more than 60 Detroit and Southeast Michigan small business owners graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative, which aims to help create…
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    National Black MBA Conference 2014 Kicks Off in Atlanta
    ATLANTA — It was very apropos to hold the welcome reception for the 36th Annual National Black MBA Association Conference and Exposition at the newly erected…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Queen Latifah: ‘Strong, Positive Black Men Have Been A Big Influence On Who I Am’ [EXCLUSIVE]
    “The Queen Latifah Show” returned for a second season on September 15, 2014! Since season one, Queen has welcomed plenty of Hollywood’s biggest stars and…
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    Kanye West Stops In Middle Of Song To Yell At Kid In Wheelchair, “Stand Up!”
    The acclaimed rapper, Kanye West (pictured) also known as “Yeezus,” who quite possibly thinks he is a reincarnation of our Savior, put his foot into…

    LIFESTYLE

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    CHIC EATS: Zucchini Bread Cookie Whoopie Pies [RECIPE]
    Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature (must be room temp!) 1/2 cup (4oz) unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1…
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    CHIC EATS: Triple-Berry Summer Salad [RECIPE]
    Ingredients  9oz baby spinach, torn 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup chopped basil 1…

    SPORTS

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    Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Barry Sanders To Sign Autographs at DC SPORTS
    Detroit Lions Barry Sanders will appear at DC SPORTS at Lakeside Mall on Saturday, September 20 to sign autographs for fans. The appearance will take…
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    Controversy Over the NFL’s Social Responsibility Team
    The NFL’s most recent move to quiet its critics has lead to another controversy. The league announced it had hired four women to head up their social…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    5 Celebrities in Need of Jesus
    #5 Cornel West Not sure why Cornell has gone after the president this week.. but BOY OH BOY! Jesus might be able to to tone…
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    Gospel Superstar & Pastor Steps Down From Pulpit And Heads To Reality Show [VIDEO]
    Originally posted on Elev8:
    Byron Cage serves as minister of music at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. In addition, as of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Healthy Michigan Plan Exceeding Expectations
    The Healthy Michigan Plan has been serving the citizens of the state for nearly five months. Advocates say it’s already having an economic impact by…
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    4 Reasons You Need A Tight Core & 5 Crunchless Exercises To Get You There [VIDEO]
    If doing triple digit crunches everyday in hopes of achieving abs of steel is your go-to core workout, I suggest you change things up, like…

    BLOG TALK

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    Top 5 Aha Moments From Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Weekend Tour’ (Free Tour Gifts)
    It has been three days since Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Weekend Tour’ has embarked upon Detroit and I am still processing the inspiration, emotion…
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    The Time for Action on Diversity Has Come
    Last week, in a highly choreographed, tightly organized presentation, Apple rolled out the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With the spotlights on and…
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    Mark Nepo Takes Center Stage in Detroit at Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Weekend’
    Mark Nepo has been called“one of the finest spiritual guides of our time,” “a consummate storyteller” and “an eloquent spiritual teacher.” His work is widely accessible and used…

    ACHIEVE

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    CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students
    With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list…
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    There is a Ferguson Near You
    There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in…
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    Central Collegiate Academy Students Improve and Excel in 2014
                With graduation time upon students and parents in Detroit schools and the flurry of end-of-the- school-year social protocols and…

    URBAN ED

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    Mapping All 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…
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    Clark Atlanta University Security Guard Arrested On Peeping Tom Charges
    Kenyon Strozier, 37, a security guard at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta’s prestigious Atlanta University Center, was arrested on peeping Tom charges on June 25 after he was…
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    HBCUs Cut From NCAA Postseason Over Academics Cry Foul. They’re Right
    This month, most American universities and colleges with popular athletic programs will proudly watch thousands of students walk across a stage, shake hands with academic…

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