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    Coffee with a cause: Tim Hortons camp day send local kids to camp
    100% of coffee sales send economically disadvantaged kids on a life-changing camp experience; Funds raised help Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant owners sponsor kids in their…
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    Grand Prix 2015 – Sustainable Detroit: Econmic, educational impact of Grand Prix Weekend
    In 2014, for instance, the Grand Prix is said to have generated over $47 million in total spending for the region of Southeast Michigan. In…
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    Why Reading Matters: WCCCD Chancellor Ivery’s reading crusade
    Studies after studies have established an undeniable universal fact: reading is essential to the intellectual and social growth of any child. That children can express…
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    Pure Michigan unveils photoWalk along Detroit Riverfront
    Project to commemorate one-million Facebook fan milestone, highlight Michigan’s beautiful destinations More than 1,000 photos submitted by Pure Michigan fans were installed and unveiled today…

    Promotion and Partnership for Free Nieghborhood Day

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Casey J Talks New Music, Journey From Teacher To Gospel Sensation
    Casey J. is burning up the Gospel charts with her single “Fill Me Up.” According to Breathecast.com, Casey has held the  #1 spot on Billboard…
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    Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Obama’s Immigration Reform Plan
    In a blow to President Barack Obama’s controversial immigration reform plan, a federal appeals court on Tuesday denied a request from Department of Justice lawyers…

    BUSINESS

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    Celebrating Leaders of Today: Michigan Chronicle 2015 Men of Excellence
    There are thousands of African American men in the region who exemplify the aforementioned definition of excellence. They go about their professional and personal lives…
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    Building a legacy
    W. Bernard White, P.E., founder and president of White Construction, refuses to be outworked and outperformed by competitors. Since the inception of his Detroit-headquartered company…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    The Struggle Is Real: Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Why It’s Harder To Succeed Against Racism Than Sexism In Hollywood
    In Hollywood’s Struggle Olympics, Tracee Ellis Ross believes that Black actors might have a harder time in the entertainment industry than women. The “Black-ish” star sat down for The Hollywood Reporter‘s round-table to discussion with Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer, Gina Rodriguez, Kate McKinnon and Ellie Kemper. During their chat the ladies spoke on awkward sex […]
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    Khloe Kardashian Upgrades Her Bae Game With Rumored Rick Fox Romance
    Khloe Kardashian definitely has a taste for the finer things in life and her rumored new bae is no exception. According to a report from Us Weekly, she’s been spotted out with former NBA player and The Game star Rick Fox. Sources close to Kardashian said the two went on a date this weekend. More than […]
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    Rebel-A-Thon: Ava DuVernay and 40 Other Black Filmmakers Take Over Twitter
      Hello Beautiful favorite Ava DuVernay is once again making moves, but this time she’s behind the keyboard instead of behind the camera. DuVernay and over 40 of her amazing fellow Black filmmakers are participating in a Rebel-A-Thon on Twitter to raise awareness about DuVernay’s Black film collective AAFRM (specifically the #ARRAY membership drive) and to generally […]
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    Not Here For The Commoners! Naomi Campbell Reportedly Charges For Her Cannes Birthday Bash
    We guess all those years of modeling taught Miss Naomi Campbell a thing or two about keeping the coins rolling in. Word is, the ageless supermodel and celebrated her 45th in Cannes and charged guests to be in her presence and to rub elbows with A listers. The New York Daily News reports, however, that […]
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    He Loves Himself? The Rock Breaks Selfie Record [VIDEO]
    Jumping into what is mostly the domain of young tweens with preening duck lips, Hollywood hunk Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has a new title – king of the selfies. The star of edge-of-your-seat action thriller San Andreas set a new Guinness World Record for the most selfies taken in three minutes, at the world premiere of […]
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    Celebrate HIM! The Sweetest Father’s Day Stories You Shared With Us

    LIFESTYLE

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    Dove Releases Children’s Book To Encourage Young Girls To Love Their Curls
    Dove has always been a brand with a reputation for helping women love the skin their in, and now the beauty brand is looking to expand on that by helping young girls embrace their natural curls with a new campaign. The newest facet of their Love Your Curls campaign, which launched back in January, is […]
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    DPS School of the Week: Fleming Early Learning Neighborhood Center
    On a recent morning, the volume was high and energy abundant as prekindergarten students whirled from station to station in teacher Vaneece Porter’s class at…
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    WERK: Dior Releases Extended Rihanna Ad & Ciara Poses For Roberto Cavalli
    Rihanna went on a fashion adventure around the palace of Versaille in her Secret Garden campaign for Dior! The couturier gave fashionistas a peek at the Steven-Klein directed short last week, but they hauled out the full-length video today. The piece opens with Rihanna riding up to the castle and stomping around its abandoned halls […]
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    20 Summer Wedding Looks That’ll Make You The Belle of the Ball

    SPORTS

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    Cavaliers Demoralize the Hawks And Cleveland Is Crying With Excitement
    Tonight completes what’s probably the easiest route to the Finals LeBron James ever had. The Cavs conquered a mediocre but feisty Celtics team, survived an imploding Bulls squad, and now, they’ve concussed the Hawks.…
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    Another Detroit institution returns: The Kronk Gym
    It was one of the Detroit’s most storied buildings – the Kronk Gym. A place that produced some of Detroit’s greatest boxing champions – Milton…
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    NFL football is about to get less boring thanks to new rule
    The extra point. Everybody has seen it. Nobody  really cares about it since they rarely miss. It’s one of the most unnecessary parts of the…
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    WNBA stars Griner and Johnson receive hefty suspensions for domestic violence Incident
    WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson may be trying to put the past behind them after getting married only weeks after they were both arrested for…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Why Faith Is the Answer To Racial Tension
    It is no question that our country is in turmoil when it comes to racial prejudice. The media is saturated with tragic stories surrounding the…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    BLOG TALK

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    George Haley, the giant who never quit
    Malcolm X, in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley,” described by Time magazine as one of the 10 best non-fiction books…
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    Why the mall model doesn’t work anymore – Northland
    With the opening of the Northland Center Mall, in the spring of 1954, Detroiters had a place to celebrate. It was the beginning of the…
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    The legalization of marijuana in Michigan
    Many believe that the legalization of marijuana will mean less jail time, more jobs, and more tax dollars. “The first thing we’re saying is regulate…

    ACHIEVE

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    Southwest Atlanta businessman starts scholarships for inner city students
    With the nightly news constantly blasting out news of so-called black male criminality and violent, and often deadly, encounters with police, businessman Harold Maurice Hardnett decided…
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    DPS School of the Week: Fleming Early Learning Neighborhood Center
    On a recent morning, the volume was high and energy abundant as prekindergarten students whirled from station to station in teacher Vaneece Porter’s class at…
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    ‘Detroit Girls Can’ career retreat WCCCD’s Eastern campus
    ‘The first-ever Detroit Girls Can retreat will empower and educate young women with straight talk from Detroit-area leaders on career, education and financial management on…

    LIVING WELL

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    Henry Ford Health System ranked first in health care for Diversity
    The ranking by New Jersey-based DiversityInc cited Henry Ford’s diverse workforce and network of suppliers, support of the community it serves and its leadership in…
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    Senator Stabenow Announces Important Step to improve and expand access to mental health care
    First-of-its-Kind Community Mental Health Initiative Made Possible by Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act U.S. Debbie Stabenow today announced the launch of a new…
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    One special child, one big challenge
    Born with only one developed kidney, 1-year-old Cain Hawkins’ family and friends rose to the occasion of walking with over 7,500 walkers, and as a…
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