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    Detroit Artist ZanYe’ and Actor Darrin Dewitt Henson Team Up For CD Release Concert Benefiting the Wright Museum
    Detroit’s native, recordings R&B Artist, ZanYé releases her sophomore music project, ‘Conversations in efforts to benefit the historic Charles H. Wright African American Museum. On Sunday,…
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    Detroit Public Schools Announces Multi-year Plan to Reduce Lost School Days Due to Power Outages
    DPS and DTE working to set priorities and improve reliability In a move to reduce the number of lost school days due to power outages,…

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    Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit
    The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight…
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    Here’s What Some Cops Are Saying About the Death of Eric Garner
    Emotions are running high over the case of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died last week while under the restraint of NYPD officers.…

    BUSINESS

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    Entrepreneur Spotlight: George Howard & The ‘Ziggi Tie Piece’
    Still excited from attending and participating in the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio, George R. Howard continues to work hard…
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    Meijer To Carry Detroit Inspirational Brand
    Supercenter and media heavyweight help launch the trendy Faithwalk inspirational brand for Metro Detroit young ladies (Detroit) – One year ago, the Meijer at Eight…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Thirty Years Later, New Edition Continues To ‘Bring It’ for Fans
    Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph and Johnny…You know the names and they evoke the melodies of, among others, “If It Isn’t Love,” “Candy Girl,” “Cool…
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    Sherri Shepherd’s Ex Trying To Force Her Into Being His Baby Mama
    This is ridiculous! According to TMZ, Sherri Shepherd will be sued if she doesn’t embrace the child that is arriving via surrogate this month! Lamar Sally, Sherri’s…

    LIFESTYLE

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    GET THE LOOK: Beyonce Wins Summer in a Matching Short Set
    It’s no surprise that Beyonce‘s onstage costumes are extravagant, but her everyday clothes are just as memorable. In a recent Instagram post, Queen Bey rocked…
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    Finding Mr. Right: Woman Holds Audition For New Boyfriend
    There’s an incredibly entertaining new approach to finding that special someone, but it’s still got a few kinks. Who needs Match.com or Tinder, when you…

    SPORTS

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    Rae and Tay Today: Is Tiger Woods Done?
    Is it over for Tiger Woods? Join us as we discuss Rory McIlroy winning the Open Championship and whether Tiger Woods is done as an…
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    OKC’s Serge Ibaka Shows How To Dress When You’re 6’10″ [VIDEO]
    Any man over 6′ 2″ understands the big man’s fashion struggle. In this video JRSPortBrief sits down with Oklahoma City Thunder star Serge Ibaka to talk…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    5 Celebrities in Need of Jesus
    #5 Cornel West Not sure why Cornell has gone after the president this week.. but BOY OH BOY! Jesus might be able to to tone…
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    Gospel Superstar & Pastor Steps Down From Pulpit And Heads To Reality Show [VIDEO]
    Originally posted on Elev8:
    Byron Cage serves as minister of music at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. In addition, as of…

    LIVING WELL

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    4 Reasons You Need A Tight Core & 5 Crunchless Exercises To Get You There [VIDEO]
    If doing triple digit crunches everyday in hopes of achieving abs of steel is your go-to core workout, I suggest you change things up, like…
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    Fourth of July and Summer Safety Tips
    As the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaches, many are only thinking of the festive gatherings with friends and family, not their safety. Real Times…

    BLOG TALK

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    ‘Apartheid Avenue’ two blocks from the White House
    Diplomats who abuse their immunity from prosecution to keep their “imported” domestic workers as virtual slaves are a repeated scandal. What has not gained as…
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    CoCo Is Back On The Air with “Mason and CoCo in The Morning”
    When I was in high school the first thing I would do is turn on my radio and listen to Mason in the morning, the…
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    New route to the future
    There’s a new economic development trend happing across America, and Detroit is leading the way. Office space, residential buildings, and mixed-use retail are converging with…

    ACHIEVE

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    Central Collegiate Academy Students Improve and Excel in 2014
                With graduation time upon students and parents in Detroit schools and the flurry of end-of-the- school-year social protocols and…
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    Ford Motor Co. Celebrates Detroit High School Scholars
      Ford Motor Company Fund celebrated the achievements of more than 175 graduating seniors from 10 Detroit-area high schools at the sixth annual Blue Oval…
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    Remembering Maya Angelou: Why The Caged Bird Keeps on Singing
    By Kenya King It is incredibly hard to say goodbye to such a luminous soul as Dr. Maya Angelou. Her words, her wisdom and her…

    URBAN ED

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    Clark Atlanta University Security Guard Arrested On Peeping Tom Charges
    Kenyon Strozier, 37, a security guard at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta’s prestigious Atlanta University Center, was arrested on peeping Tom charges on June 25 after he was…
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    HBCUs Cut From NCAA Postseason Over Academics Cry Foul. They’re Right
    This month, most American universities and colleges with popular athletic programs will proudly watch thousands of students walk across a stage, shake hands with academic…
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    Overreaction? Yearbook Quote May Get Student Banned From Graduation
    Graduating high school students often use yearbook quotes to leave a poignant message or some clever quip. However, one student’s nerdy joke apparently offended administrators…

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