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    TICKETS TO THE 2015 CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX ON SALE
    Tickets for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will go on sale this Thursday and the event is offering fans that purchase their…
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    Elect Totten, Dillard AG and SOS on Nov. 4
    Aside from governor, the two most important elected officials in our state are the Attorney General and Secretary of State. Both carry enormous influence and…

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    Benzino & Althea Fired From ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ [VIDEO]
      We’re only a couple months removed from the controversial end to ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta‘ season three. Tension ran high throughout this latest installment…
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    The Return Of Jim Crow? Millions Threatened By Massive Voter Purge [VIDEO]
    A special election investigation by Al Jazeera America and journalist Greg Palast uncovered a series of Republican lead anti-voter fraud actions that may be targeting…

    BUSINESS

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    Legal Aid and Defender announces winners of 2014 ‘Laddy’ awards
     Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) has announced the winners of its 2014 “Laddy” awards honoring members of the legal community for their pro…
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    Credit Suisse launches Entrepreneurs Circle to seek to accelerate wealth creation among African-American entrepreneurs
     First initiative of its kind, providing capital, curriculum and community to start-up leaders Credit Suisse announced the launch of the Credit Suisse Entrepreneurs Circle, which…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Nas Interested In Purchasing Old Slave Grounds Of His Ancestors [VIDEO]
      If there’s one thing we know about Nas, it’s that he’s a man of many layers. Even his character in ‘Belly‘ wanted to relocate…
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    Kevin Hart’s Rap Angers The LGBT Community [VIDEO]
      In the third episode of Real Husbands of Hollywood, Nick Cannon makes an attempt to run for Mayor of Beverly Hills. And while Kevin Hart…

    LIFESTYLE

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    The Face of School Choice
    A little more than 10 years ago, a young woman named Denisha was part of a vicious cycle. Her mother dropped out of school, her…
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    DPS School of The Week: Bagley Elementary School
    If there is one commonality among most Bagley Elementary School students, fourth-grader Ryan Langford would proudly say, “We’re all pretty smart.” They also love math…

    SPORTS

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    Lions Overcome 21-point Deficit to Beat Falcons in London
                Detroit, MI- Despite facing a 21-point deficit at halftime and with Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan picking apart the Lions…
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    Michigan and Michigan State Battle for Paul Bunyan This Saturday
                Detroit, MI- One of the biggest in-state rivalries will be renewed this Saturday, as the Wolverines take on the…

    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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    Detroit Medical Center Hospitals Receive “A” Grades
    The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) adult care hospitals, including DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women’s Hospital, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and DMC Huron Valley-Sinai…
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    Living Well by Faith
    This month, Living Well spoke to courageous women, including Paulette Holloway, who have faced breast cancer to hear their survival stories. Paulette Holloway was born…

    BLOG TALK

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    Duggan For School Czar
    Interested parties are advocating, rumors are circulating and pressure is building to give control of the Detroit Public Schools to Mayor Mike Duggan after the…
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    ‘Motown The Musical’ Brings Back the Legend of the Motown Sound
    From the red-carpet that brimmed with legends Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy and more to decades of music being performed on stage, the opening night of…
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    Refletions: One For The Books
    We all know what an awesomely successful — and talented — actor Denzel Washington is. But as it turns out, the top grossing actor of…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS School of The Week: Bagley Elementary School
    If there is one commonality among most Bagley Elementary School students, fourth-grader Ryan Langford would proudly say, “We’re all pretty smart.” They also love math…
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    Cornerstone Opens High School with $10M Renovations in Grandmont-Rosedale Neighborhood
    Cornerstone Health + Technology High School Hosts Ribbon Cutting   Detroit, Mich. – Nationally recognized educational leaders, Cornerstone Charter Schools is adding another multi-million dollar…
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    Parents Are Heros: Parent Leadership Summit
    At the Parent Leadership Summit— we will hear from parent leaders, community leaders, and students on what motivates them to take action. Parents will become…

    URBAN ED

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    HBCU Students Reveal Their Homecoming Essentials [VIDEO]
    Tailgating, a nice turn-up, a football win… these are some of the essential ingredients of a perfect HBCU homecoming.  So said students at Morehouse and…
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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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