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    Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor Are Expecting A Baby Girl
    Congratulations to baller Iman Shumpert and singer Teyana Taylor – they have a baby on the way! Shumpert expressed his joy on Instagram  earlier today…
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    Donald Trump Is Ready To Run Against Kanye West For President
    After Kanye West delivered a mesmerizing speech during the MTV VMAs, everyone relished at the possible thought of him one day running for president. While…
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    Hpnotiq Hooks Up With Cam’ron, Yung Jake and Va$htie For A Major Comeback
    The 1990s to early 2000s was an amazing era for hip-hop. And that infectious feeling is about to return with the comeback of the iconic…
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    Hulu Answers TV Addicts’ Prayers, Offers New Ad-Free Subscription Service
    Hulu is finally catching up to other TV/movie streaming services. It’s now offering almost ad-free subscriptions, but will cost customers $11.99 a month. Introducing #hulu's new…
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    SNI 2015 National African American Breast Cancer Conference comes to Detroit
    It is official! The Sisters Network® Inc (SNI) 2015 National African American Breast Cancer tour, “Passport to Survivorship–Informing to Empower” will be hosted in the Motor…
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    Back-To-School scholarships for Black students
      It’s that time of the year again! School is back in session, and high school seniors are being advised to start looking for and…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    007 Author Says Idris Elba Is “Too Street” To Play Bond, Apologizes Immediately
    The author of the upcoming James Bond novel has issued an apology for dismissing Idris Elba for the spy role by calling him "too street."
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    Minnesota #BlackLivesMatter Activists Criticized For “Pigs In A Blanket” Chant
    Protesters in Minnesota are being criticized for chanting “pigs in a blanket, fry them like bacon" during a Black Lives Matter march

    BUSINESS

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    NEWS ROUNDUP: Black Women Cover September Issues Of Major Magazines…AND MORE
    Six Black women have landed the covers of major mainstream publications this month. The saga continues in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.
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    Live Cycle Delight wins $50,000 Comerica Hatch Detroit contest
    Live Cycle Delight was crowned the winner of the 2015 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Opportunity Detroit during tonight’s Hatch Off event at the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    007 Author Says Idris Elba Is “Too Street” To Play Bond, Apologizes Immediately
    The author of the upcoming James Bond novel has issued an apology for dismissing Idris Elba for the spy role by calling him "too street."
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    36th annual Detroit Jazz Festival a part of Detroit’s magic
    There is a reason why the Detroit Jazz Festival is so special, and why it is perhaps the greatest free jazz festival in the country…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Malaysia Pargo reveals her most coveted beauty secrets
    When it comes to flawless faces, Basketball Wives LA star Malaysia Pargo has her co-stars beat. We say that in a good way. Whether it’s her seamless weave or contoured face, the brown beauty is always camera-ready. We caught up with the reality star and picked her makeup bag for secrets. Get into Malaysia’s hair […]
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    Food Review: Sweet Potato Sensations
    Leaving from an educators professional development this past Wednesday on the West Side of Detroit, I in a hurriedly fashion headed down Grand River to…

    SPORTS

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    Spencer Haywood to enter 2015 Basketball Hall of Fame
    For national and international fans who have followed the storied basketball career of former ABA and NBA player Spencer Haywood, they know that he should…
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    Kyrie Irving might not be back on the court until January
    The Cavaliers‘ chances of beating the Warriors in the Finals would’ve increased tremendously if Kyrie Irving‘s kneecap kept it together. But it broke and LeBron James was essentially left to fend…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Detroit Clergy Gathering advocates for church and community
    When the word green is mentioned in contemporary circles, many of us think organic … although the more cynical among us may think grass. But…
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    DOC to take Detroit teens on trip of a lifetime
    The Downtown Outreach Corporation is a non-profit organization engaged in partnership with Second Baptist Church of Detroit to  build  a stronger community in the heart…

    BLOG TALK

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    How to pick a great school for your child
    One of the most important decisions a parent will make is selecting a school for their child. And when it comes to a child’s needs…
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    Monday motivation (TGIM)
    Eric Thomas never lets me down. ET’s “thank God it’s Monday” motivation video titled “Face you Fears” speaks to the many fears and doubts that we…

    ACHIEVE

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    Faith Leaders Breakfast discuss solutions to education
    On Thursday morning last week at the St. Regis, a panel featuring some of Detroit’s more noted faith/community leaders came together at the invitation of…
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    Cornerstone Schools welcome potential students at Sunday open house
    Cornerstone Private School recently hosted an open house for potential students and parents at its beautiful 18-acre Nevada campus. Ernestine Sanders, President and CEO of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Living WELL September Issue
    Click Here to View your September Issue of Living WELL!
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    Professional Medical Center to offer physicals to children ages 3 -18
    Professional Medical Center Giving Back to the Community by Hosting First Annual Back-to School Community Health Rally Professional Medical Center will host their first annual Back…

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