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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…
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    The She Is Project rocks out with female entrepreneurs at LAUNCHED! 2015
    The She Is Project, a property of True Root Marketing, announces its 2nd annual women’s entrepreneur summit – LAUNCHED! 2015 – A Women’s Entrepreneur &…
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    The disappearing state trooper
    In a state where Blacks make up 14.3 percent of the population, the Michigan State Police is facing a challenge as it looks to improve…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Ferguson Area Police Agree Not To Use Tear Gas Against Protesters
    In settlement of a lawsuit brought by Ferguson, Mo. protesters, three police agencies will restrict use of tear gas and other chemical weapons on crowds, according…
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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,…

    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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    AM BUZZ: USC Responds To Taraji P. Henson ; Beyonce Dropping Another Surprise Album? & More
    USC Responds To Taraji P. Henson’s Racial Profiling Allegations Taraji P. Henson recently made headlines when she said her son was racially profiled on the campus…
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    Chelsea Handler Recalls Run-In With Bill Cosby
    Comedian Chelsea Handler is pretty sure that she narrowly escaped getting sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby a few years ago. Bill’s public rep has been…
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    Fresher Than You: Serena Williams Serves Up Best ‘7/11’ Remake Ever
      Serena Williams smacked it in the air all over the tennis court and popped it up and down the hall for her fantastic remake…
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    Cissy Houston says not much hope for Bobbi Kristina’s condition
    Cissy Houston has broken her silence about Bobbi Kristina‘s condition and how she’s handling it. It’s been nearly two months since Bobbi slipped into a…
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    AM BUZZ: ‘Empire’s’ New Couple?; Chris Brown Upgrades His Baby’s Mother & More
    ‘Empire’s’ New Couple? Are “Empire” stars Trai Byers (Andre Lyon) and Grace Gealey (Anika “Boo Boo Kitty” Calhoun) dating? The duo was spotted at a friend’s…
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    Mo’ne Davis Gets A Disney Movie & We’re Sure It Will Be Just As Inspiring As These Older Films About Black Female Athletes
    When Disney Channel announced it optioned for a film about Little League champ and memoirist Mo’ne Davis, we were beyond excited about it! The film, tentatively…

    LIFESTYLE

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    50 Of Our Favorite Fashion Quotes From Sarah Jessica Parker
    One of the most celebrated actresses of our generation, Sarah Jessica Parker is as much a beloved entertainer as she is a fashion icon. From…
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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…
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    The One Thing Every Woman Should Do Right Now
    Madeline Albright once said “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” If that’s true, I wonder what’s in store…
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    Are you sure you’re ready to get married?
    As romantic as the notion of marriage may be, most people don’t stop to think if they are actually “marriage material.” Many think that simply…

    SPORTS

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    Darren Sharper reaches plea deal for nine rape charges in four states
    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper reached a plea agreement in New Orleans on Friday which reportedly resolves nine rape charges against him in Los Angeles,…
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    Serena Williams cites Nelson Mandela for ending Indian Wells boycott
    In 2001, at the age of 19, Serena Williams took the court at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California under a rain of…
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    Serena Williams, moved by forgiveness, ends boycott of Indian Wells [Watch]
    With forgiveness on her heart, Serena Williams is ending her 13-year boycott of Indian Wells and will return to the annual tournament next month, she…
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    Ndamukong Suh is gone
    The All-Pro defensive tackle and best interior lineman in the game will sign with the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, when the new league year begins…

    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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    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…
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    State scores F in civil rights class
    Think about Ferguson and the Justice Department’s recent report that condemned the Ferguson police department and court system for biased and discriminatory law enforcement against…

    ACHIEVE

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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…
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    Detroit Public Schools Foundation launches 100 DPS Alumni Who Care Campaign
      The Detroit Public Schools Foundation to-date has registered more than sixty (60) DPS alumni for the inaugural networking event, 100 DPS Alumni Who Care,…
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    DPS School of the Week: East English Village Preparatory Academy
    What does a future CEO, Ivy League graduate and youth mentor have in common? They all currently attend East English Village Preparatory Academy High School,…

    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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