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    First lady Michelle Obama visits Detroit for College Signing Day
              As part of her Reach Higher initiative, first lady Michelle Obama will speak at Detroit’s first-ever citywide College Signing Day,…
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    Sheriff Napoleon, DRMM and Lelli’s to feed families in need
    Good food with a heaping helping of brotherly love is the focus of a special event aimed at giving some special moms in the area…
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    Riverfront Park to get facelift, Moroun family to get bridge
              Riverfront public-park will be getting a much needed facelift. On Wednesday Mayor Mike Duggan and city officials came together to…
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    Can Evans save Wayne County?
    Warren Evans has a tough assignment. A non-admirable one because the newly elected Wayne County Executive has to avert at all cost a titanic ship…

    Who's Who 2015 at Charles Wright Museum

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Watch “State Of Emergency: Baltimore & Beyond NewsOne Now Town Hall Meeting” On May 5
    On Tuesday, May 5, TV One will broadcast NewsOne Now’s first-ever town hall meeting, “State of Emergency: Baltimore and Beyond News One Now Town Hall…
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    Did They Get It Right? Watch “Saturday Night Live” Tackle Police Brutality
    In a stern condemnation of violence against Blacks by police, Saturday Night Live this weekend featured a parody of a cop who, well, goes out…

    BUSINESS

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    Detroit NAACP Freedom Weekend provides lessons in economics
    Mayor Mike Duggan surprised a crowd of eager onlookers at the Detroit Branch NAACP with an in depth finance lesson on the reason Detroit auto…
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    Detroit bikes to open flagship retail space in downtown Detroit
    Detroit Bikes, North America’s fastest growing manufacturer of bicycles, will open its first retail location at 1216 Griswold in Detroit on May 8th. Kicking off…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Trina Braxton Finalizes Divorce From Gabe Solis
    Trina Braxton is officially a single woman again. After years of trying to make their marriage work, TheJasmineBrand.com reports that Trina has finally finalized her…
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    SMH: Tyga Might Need His Teen Girlfriend Kylie Jenner To Help Him Pay His $90K Rent Bill
    Tyga might want to see if he can hold a few stacks from his teenage boo thang Kylie Jenner because he’s behind on his rent.…
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    #SorryNotSorry: Why I’m Here for Chad Coleman’s Subway Rant [OPINION]
    After being called the n-word, Coleman had every right to feel the way he did and to speak on it however he pleased.
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    Happy #ChildrensBookWeek! Pick Up A Book From These 8 African-American Authors
    Hey, remember books? In case not, you should know that literacy is still celebrated in today’s very digital world. This week marks National Children’s Book…
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    A Little Positivity: Interest In Baltimore Big Brothers Program Soars To 3,000 Percent
    The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Baltimore has seen a huge spike in prospective mentors, bringing some positivity to the city since the death…
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    Fix It, Judy: City Of Baltimore Hires Real-Life Olivia Pope To Save Its Image
    In the wake of the uprisings and public relations shit-show taking place in Baltimore, the city has reportedly hired “crisis consultant” Judy Smith, the woman…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Spring scarves
    Here are 5 patterned scarves that are great for the Spring!
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    Teacher’s Appreciation Week launches today May 4
      Independent Group, Support America’s Teachers, Leads Nationwide Advocacy Activities   (Las Vegas, May 3) Support America’s Teachers, an innovative organization dedicated to elevating the nation’s commitment…
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    It’s time to go to school: The first lady brings her message to Detroit
    The first lady Michelle Obama, came into town on Friday and spoke to more than 2,000 Detroit students about the beauty of an education at…
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    Rihanna Poses For Puma & Snatches Everyone’s Edges
    Rihanna’s made Puma sneakers high-fashion, and we almost can’t take it. Come through, RiRi! The “B*itch Better Have My Money” is werking for those endorsement…

    SPORTS

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    Why Skip Bayless is completely wrong about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
    Skip Bayless is all about the hot take and ruffling feathers, but sometimes it’s apparent that his heart does the thinking and not his brain.…
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    Meet Laken Tomlinson, Detroit Lions’ 2015 first-round draft choice
    Less than 24 hours after selecting Laken Tomlinson, a guard from Duke University as their No. 1 pick – the 28th overall – in the…
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    It’s Official: Steph Curry will be named NBA’s MVP
    There’s no other way to put it: this NBA season, Stephen “Chef” Curry’s game has been on another level from anyone else’s in the NBA,…
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    Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Every stat you need to know before the big fight
    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally settle the question on the minds of boxing fans: Who is the best fighter in the world? Fireworks…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Gospel Star Receives Award From Howard University
    The Howard University School of Divinity Alumni Association honored Gospel Star Earnest Pugh (best known for the #1 gospel radio hits “I Need Your Glory” and “Rain On…
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    Mega pastor Paula White marries
    Today, Paula White posted photos of her wedding on her Facebook page. Paula has been in the thick of a series of storms that have…

    BLOG TALK

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    Top places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Detroit
    It’s May 5th and that means it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Detroit. What is better than being able to eat tacos followed by…
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    Thousands march in New York in solidarity with Baltimore, hundreds arrested
    If yesterday’s march in New York City is any indication, it appears there’s growing support nationwide for the Baltimore uprising ignited by the death of 25-year-old…
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    Now It Is Baltimore
    Now it is Baltimore.  There Freddie Gray, a black man, was stopped on the street, pinned to the ground, dragged to the back of a…

    ACHIEVE

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    Updated Guidance for First Lady Michelle Obama
                                                                                                                                                                           As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at Detroit’s first-ever citywide College Signing Day, hosted by the Detroit…
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    DPS School of the Week: Amelia Earhart Elementary-Middle School
    To claim the name of the first-ever female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart Elementary-Middle School provides a multicultural and historically-rich…
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    DPS holds after-school open houses at 97 schools today
    All 97 Detroit Public Schools will be open to the public for open houses and enrollment fairs after school on Wednesday, April 29, to showcase…

    LIVING WELL

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    American Heart Association Heart Walk at Detroit Riverfront
    “Ready, set, lace up your sneakers” is what the American Heart Association is encouraging southeast Michigan residents to do at the Detroit Heart Walk on…
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    When inner beauty and outer beauty become one
    Wearing makeup is a personal decision. There are many reasons to wear it. Facial cosmetics can be beneficial to the skin by providing sunscreen and…
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    Stroke Awareness Month: A stroke of resilience
      In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, Living Well spoke with stroke survivor Jessica Bennett. At the time of her stroke, she was a mother…
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