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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…
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    Who’s going to ride the M-1 Rail?
    Next summer the landscape from downtown to Midtown will be changed forever with the arrival of the M-1 Rail. Construction of Detroit’s highest profile infrastructure…
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    The Detroit Public Library celebrates 150th anniversary at Main Library
    Sesquicentennial celebration takes place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Detroit – On March 25, 2015, the Detroit Public Library officially turns…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Black Banks: CEO Of Carver Bank 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…
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    Fit!Live!Win! Hollywood Trainer Jeanette Jenkins’ Tips To Get In Shape For Summer
    Hollywood trainer to the stars Jeanette Jenkins has whipped everyone into shape from Alicia Keys to Kelly Rowland and on Monday, she joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now…

    BUSINESS

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    Nielsen examines the spending power of Black super consumers
    According to a new report by Nielsen titled “The Making of a Multicultural Super Consumer,” “Multicultural consumers are rapidly becoming the core of the U.S. population…
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    Wayne County moves to consolidate county offces
    Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans today announced plans to consolidate County office space.  The move is expected to eventually save nearly $3 Million annually…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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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…
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    Click Flash: Porsha Williams Becomes Next ‘Upscale’ Cover Girl
    Porsha Williams has become the latest Bravo beauty to grace the cover of a magazine. If you thought her mugshot was flawless, you haven’t seen…
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    Deadline Kinda Sorta Apologizes For ‘Ethnic Castings’ Article & Promises To ‘Do Better’
    Deadline realized exactly how ridiculous it sounded last week when it allowed one of its columnists to whine about the influx of “ethnic castings.” Nellie…
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    “Nah-Mean!” 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited About New “Daily Show” Host Trevor Noah
    Comedian Trevor Noah is currently everywhere thanks to his new job — he’s nabbed the coveted hosting spot at The Daily Show. In an interview with…
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    #TIDALforALL: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Jay Z’s New Streaming Service
    Jay Z is breaking ground in the music industry by relaunching Tidal, a hi-definition streaming service that's now being pitted against big-shot platforms like Spotify and iTunes. The question is: will consumers shell out the standard $9.99 for the music service when they can get the same songs elsewhere for free?
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    TV ROUNDUP: NeNe & Kim Zolciak Land New Show; ‘The Wiz’ Hits TV & More
     NeNe & Kim Zolciak Land New Show Bloop! After rekindling their friendship, last year, NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak are officially cast mates again. Bravo…

    LIFESTYLE

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    8 Comfy Cute Spring Flats
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    9 Fool-Proof Tips For Applying False Eyelashes
    I’ve realized that no matter how hard I try, false lashes and I are not friends. I spend hours in front of my mirror trying to…
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    GET THE LOOK: How To Perfectly Mix Black & White Stripes Like Janelle Monae
    Janelle Monae wearing black and white is nothing new but when she mixes prints and wears a skirt, you must take notice. The songstress hit…
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    Junk food options that won’t give you more junk in the trunk
    If junk food is your jump off, but you’re trying to stay lean and clean, then you are going to love this beauties. Even if…

    SPORTS

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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…
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    Michael Sam: There are “a lot of gay players in NFL”
    If even the most conservative statistics are true – that is at least ten percent of the population is gay, then what the first openly…
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    Meet the 2015 NCAA Sweet 16: Breakdowns and predictions for every match up
    Tonight marks the beginning of the Sweet 16 series of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This year’s Sweet 16 features a mix of favorites…

    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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    “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…
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    ‘Break for Five’ with Rachelle Ferrell
    Soulful. Bold. One of the most prolific lyricist of our time, Rachelle Ferrell. If you’re ears have not been blessed by this songstress, you have done…

    ACHIEVE

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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…
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    How to prepare students to compete in a global economy [VIDEO]
    There is a lot of concern in educational circles that American students are not ready to compete on a global level. With advancements in technology,…
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    DPS School of The Week: Adult Education Center-East
    It’s a family affair. The teaching and learning that takes place in the GED and Adult Basic Education programs at DPS’ Adult Education Center East…

    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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