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    Knight Cities Challenge awards $5 million to cities including Detroit
    Thirty-two innovative projects—five in Detroit–will share $5 million as winners of the first Knight Cities Challenge. An initiative of the John S. and James L.…
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    Know Your Rights: What to do when stopped by cops
    If law enforcement officers stop you, do you know what you should do to make sure the encounter does not turn into a deadly confrontation?…
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    Michigan man beaten by cops says drugs were planted
    If video of Inkster, Michigan officers dragging and beating 57-year-old Floyd Dent wasn’t bad enough, allegations emerged Thursday that cops involved in the incident planted…
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    The best of the best: Detroit’s leaders
      The leaders of Detroit have adapted to a tough situation and won. They are the epitome of the old saying: “a warrior is someone…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Tech Talk: Periscope Vs. Meerkat [VIDEO]
    Everybody knows that Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, loves tech. If you follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram you will find various comments about…
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    President Obama Gives 22 Federal Prisoners A Second Chance Through Clemency
    Today President Barack Obama put his pen where his values are and commuted the sentences of 22 incarcerated Americans, more than doubling the number of…

    BUSINESS

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    No more emergency managers
    On Monday the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren called for a massive overhaul of the Detroit Public Schools, Charter schools and the Education…
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    Black Banks: CEO talks about growing black financial institutions [VIDEO]
    In 1987 there were 91 African American owned banks in America. Today there are only 24. Many Black financial institutions are struggling to stay afloat…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    AM BUZZ: Wendy Calls Karrueche A ‘THOT'; Writer Blasts FLOTUS Because White Girls Feel Left Out? & More
    Wendy Williams Calls Karrueche A “THOT” Way harsh Wendy. We’re usually here for Wendy Williams‘ pop culture commentary on “Hot Topics,” but the veteran media…
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    ‘Empire’ Star Grace Gealy Never Felt Light-Skinned Until She Moved To The United States
    Grace Gealy was surprised to learn how divided Black people in the United States are when it comes to complexion. The “Empire” star, who originally…
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    Mariah Carey Has A New Man?!
    There are rumors that Mariah Carey may have moved on from Nick Cannon with a famous director! It looks like Mariah has been cozying up…
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    R&B Singer Michel’le Says Dr. Dre Once Pulled A Gun On Her, Bullet Missed By Inches
    R&B singer Michel’le made headlines last week when she shared a story laced with intense details of how abusive Dr. Dre allegedly was during their previous relationship.…
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    AM BUZZ: Mendeeces & Yandy Land Spin Off Show; Terrence Howard’s Debt & More
    Mendeeces & Yandy Land Spin Off Show With “Love & Hip Hop: New York” officially over, cast favorites Mendeecees and Yandy Harris announced their own…
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    Paula Patton Is ‘Doing Really Well’ Since Divorcing Robin Thicke [VIDEO]
      Paula Patton is pretty pleased with the direction her life has taken since she ended things with Robin Thicke. The time for tears is…

    LIFESTYLE

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    CHIC EATS: Kale Yeah Chicken Salad [RECIPE]
    Lunch On Fleek: Kale Yeah Chicken Salad May be able to skip that afternoon snack once you try this week’s lunch recipe sis. Protein helps keep you…
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    15 T-shirts we’re swooning over that celebrate womanhood
    Women deserve to be celebrated and acknowledged not only during Womens History Month, but every month of the year. That’s why, as March comes to a close,…
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    7 old-fashioned relationship rules that will never go out of style
    We might be in 2015, but that doesn’t mean that we have to throw out all old-fashioned dating rules. MUST READ: Are You Sure You’re…
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    8 comfy and cute Spring flats
    It is a constant struggle to be cute and comfortable. So here are eight cute flats that are also cute! I’d love to have every pair of…

    SPORTS

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    Muhammad Ali is on Manny Pacquiao’s side for the big fight
    Floyd Mayweather has a lot of people on his side for his upcoming superfight against Manny Pacquiao. To the surprise of a few, Muhammad Ali isn’t one of them.…
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    Opinion: Was Mo’Ne Davis too quick to forgive?
    Last weekend, a college baseball player called Little League star Mo’ne Davis out of her name (a “slut”) on Twitter. And it was via Twitter…
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    The Tigers make it a first for opening day
    The Detroit Tigers have been around since 1894. And with success, comes pitching. There have been some great ones throughout Tiger history – Mickey Lolich,…
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    Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State, and Wisconsin clinch Final Four spots
    Duke’s 66-52 victory over Gonzaga solved the remaining mystery of which teams will participate in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four. Texas native Justise Winslow…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Documentary of Detroit Choir Resounds with Hallelujahs [Video]
    “Good things can still come out of Detroit.” This comment, from Let’s Have Some Church Detroit Style, might as well serve as the documentary’s subtitle.…
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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…

    BLOG TALK

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    Knight Cities Challenge awards $5 million to cities including Detroit
    Thirty-two innovative projects—five in Detroit–will share $5 million as winners of the first Knight Cities Challenge. An initiative of the John S. and James L.…
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    “I’ll take Herman Cain over Ben Carson any day”
    Ben Carson is starting to make me appreciate the political genius of Herman Cain. Carson may be a brain surgeon, but unless you’re talking about…
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    What are we going to do with the N-Word?
    Conversations about the N-word can be tiresome. Should we say it? Can White people say it? Will it always have hurtful connotations attached to it? Is…

    ACHIEVE

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    Clark Atlanta University taps Texas Southern dean as new president
    The succession of leadership at Clark Atlanta University has officially been concluded as it taps Ronald Johnson (above, left), the dean of Texas Southern University’s…
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    Graduation rates up among Blacks and Hispanics
    According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…
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    Alicia Watkins goes from homeless veteran to student at Harvard University
    In 2010, Alicia Watkins, a retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, shocked friends and family when she documented her travails as a homeless veteran on…

    LIVING WELL

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    Fit!Live!Win!: High and low impact intensity workouts [VIDEO]
    Fitness expert and nutritionist Kuti Mack joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss both high and low…
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    7 food hacks for fat loss
    The term ‘hack’ is being used a lot lately. While it used to have a negative connotation, these days to ‘hack’ is to find a…
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    Molina Healthcare and Jerry L. White Center High School partner for national nutrition month
    In an effort to promote healthy eating, Molina Healthcare hosted a free herb planting class and cooking demonstration for 25 students at Jerry L. White…
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