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    America awaits first Black female AG
    America is waiting for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to become the first African American female Attorney General. The Brooklyn prosecutor is standing on the…
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    The Salvation Army Bed & Bread Club raises $1.4 Million for Detroiters in need
    The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit’s 28th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon raised $1,397,817 to fight hunger and homelessness during today’s 16-hour event, which…
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    ‘Michigan Chronicle’ announces Pancakes & Politics 2015 Season Opener
    The Michigan Chronicle is in high gear for the 10th season of its highly anticipated speakers’ series Pancakes & Politics.  Delivering sold out crowds each…
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    Detroit community embraces Belle Isle Aquarium
    After being closed for years, the nation’s oldest Aquarium has returned with a splash Almost a decade ago, the Albert Kahn-designed Belle Isle Aquarium closed…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    New York Man Charged With The Murder Of Transgender Woman Islan Nettles
    A year after transgender woman Islan Nettles was killed in New York, an arrest has finally been made. According to the New York Daily News, James Dixon was charged with…
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    Ben Carson, Prison Does Not Prove Being Gay Is A Choice
    For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about…

    BUSINESS

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    Pamela Moore’s mission to help the unemployed in Detroit
    Pamela Moore beams with excitement. To the casual observer, it may simply appear that she is an unapologetic lover of life. But to those who…
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    WSU’s Ned Staebler named president and CEO of TechTown Detroit
    Ned Staebler, Wayne State University’s vice president for economic development, has been appointed president and CEO of TechTown Detroit, the Detroit business accelerator and incubator…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Bobby Brown Holds Birthday Vigil For Bobbi Kristina
      Bobby Brown is bringing his family together to celebrate Bobbi Kristina’s birthday as she continues to fight for her life. Today is Bobbi’s 22nd…
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    ‘Empire’ why we love TV’s hottest show
    A television show being a hit is one thing, but one that is a phenomenon is quite another. “Empire,” airing Wednesdays at 9 pm on…
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    TV ROUNDUP: Ne-Yo’s Fake Baby Mama Is Competing For Love; Nia Long & Mike Epps New Show & More
    Ne-Yo’s Fake Baby Mama Is Competing For Love On “Match Made In Heaven” A few months ago, Ne-Yo revealed he paid his ex thousands of…
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    The Bad and Worst at Black Bike Week at Hilton Head
    The annual Black Bike Week in Hilton Head, S.C. is what is now referred to as “Freaknik on wheels” — a ghetto-fabulous, inglorious and inhibition-free descent into…
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    AM BUZZ: Charmayne Maxwell’s Family Releases Statement; Karrueche Done With Chris Brown & More
    Charmayne “Maxie” Maxwell’s Family Releases Statement As we try to wrap our minds around the freak accident that claimed the life of former Brownstone singer…
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    Breezy’s Got A Baby?! Chris Brown Is Reportedly Someone’s Daddy
      Chris Brown has a child with an older woman, and he was able to keep it a secret for months! The “Loyal” crooner, who…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Chuck Bennett, the guru of style
    Chuck Bennett didn’t create the word style, he just owns it. As Detroit’s undisputed guru of style, Bennett, for the last four decades, has been…
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    DPS School of The Week: Roberto Clemente Academy
    The freezing winter air and a chest cold did not stop Principal Melissa Villarreal from standing at her post, holding open the front door of…
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    Designed for women with thick, curly and textured hair, the PuffCuff Hair Clamp is emerging as a new hair accessory designed to solve the woes…
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    Celebrity Hairstyles for everyday women

    SPORTS

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    Bills and Eagles Trade Kiko Alonso and LeSean McCoy
    March Madness is about to start, but here’s your reminder that the NFL is still a thing. The Bills and Eagles traded linebacker Kiko Alonso and running back LeSean McCoy. They aren’t quite superstars,…
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    Derrick Rose is out with another knee injury
    Sometimes the limitations of the body is too much for will to overcome. Derrick Rose has been a tragic example of that. He missed a season after…
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    Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Gabrielle Union, Vanessa Simmons all on Haiti vacation
    Right after the NBA All-Star Weekend in New York, Dwyane Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, joined Miami Heat teammate and BFF Chris Bosh and…
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    Floyd Mayweather And Manny Pacquiao Confirm May 2 fight
    If you’ve been one of the many boxing fans eagerly awaiting the long-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, you may want to…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    ‘Preachers of Detroit’ Episode 2 recap and lesson
    [ione_image_credit width=”594″ caption=”1″ align=”aligncenter” text=”Oxygen”][/ione_image_credit] Recap The First Ladies of Detroit invite Female Bishop Corletta Vaughn into their circle, but feathers get ruffled when Corletta…
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    Prayers and Support to Donnie McClurkin as he mourns
    [ione_image_credit width=”185″ caption=”1″ align=”aligncenter” text=”Erma Byrd”][/ione_image_credit]The McClurkin Family gathered together today to say farewell to sibling, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin (June 8, 1962 – March 3,…

    BLOG TALK

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    Anti Proposal 1 Supporters Insult Voters
    We need to fix our unsafe and dangerous roads and bridges. The former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tip O’Neill said, “All politics…
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    The perils of poisonous politics
    By doubling down on his vile slur on President Obama’s love for his country, ex New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani created the media frenzy that…
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    Black History: My History Matters at Public Radio
    Black History Month to me is more than just four weeks of public recognition of the enormous contributions of Blacks in America. It should instead…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS School of The Week: Roberto Clemente Academy
    The freezing winter air and a chest cold did not stop Principal Melissa Villarreal from standing at her post, holding open the front door of…
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    Henry Ford Academy receives 33 regional Scholastic Art Awards
    Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS) middle and high school students received 33 regional Scholastic Art Awards during an award ceremony at the Detroit…
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    DPS kicks off application period for 21 Application Schools
    Application Schools include top-ranked schools by Excellent Schools Detroit, new gifted and talented program, language immersion programs and more Detroit Public Schools kicked off its…

    LIVING WELL

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    Be your kidneys’ advocate
    Next time you go in for a physical, make sure to be prepared to speak up on behalf of your kidney health. Kidney Checklist for…
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    Institute for Population Health receives grant to expand HIV and HCV screening
    The Institute for Population Health  is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant supported by FOCUS, a program of Gilead Sciences, Inc.…
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    American Psychological Association Reports Your Mood Can Affect Your Skin
    Have you noticed your skin looking less than its best? You might want to get your mind and emotions in check to regain that familiar…

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