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    The best of the best: Detroit’s leaders
      The leaders of Detroit have adapted to a tough situation and won. They are the epitome of the old saying: “a warrior is someone…
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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 &…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    “I’ll take Herman Cain over Ben Carson any day”
    Ben Carson is starting to make me appreciate the political genius of Herman Cain. Carson may be a brain surgeon, but unless you’re talking about…
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    Watch President Obama interview creator of his favorite Show, ‘The Wire’
    This is what dreams are made of. President Barack Obama, who isn’t shy about his love for “one of the greatest, not just television shows,…

    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: Kanye & Dame Dash’s Big Announcement; Kerry Washington Tweeted During Labor & More
    Kanye & Dame Dash’s Big Announcement Old Rocafella buddies Kanye West and Dame Dash have reunited and they have some new business ventures up their…
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    Casting director calls ‘ethnic casting’ new form of Affirmative Action
    Casting directors think they know why the focus of fostering diversity is bothering certain people, but they still believe it’s time for Hollywood to get…
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    TV Roundup: Michelle Obama To Make ‘Black Girls Rock’ Debut; Meagan Good Books NBC Sitcom & More!
    First Lady Michelle Obama will be giving us even more reason to tune for this year’s Black Girls Rock! BET has announced that she’s going…
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    Tamar Braxton Defends Her Right To Feel Hurt Over Bullying
    Tamar Braxton faced a backlash after she broke down in tears on “The Real” because she was truly hurt that people kept calling her a…
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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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    ‘Scandal’ Recap: Olivia and Cyrus get wedding fever
    Wedding bells rang out in D.C. but for all the wrong reason on this week’s Scandal. Cyrus’ pending nuptials came roaring back and Sally Langston…

    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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    Meet the 2015 NCAA Sweet 16: Breakdowns and predictions for every match up
    Tonight marks the beginning of the Sweet 16 series of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This year’s Sweet 16 features a mix of favorites…
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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…

    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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    “I’ll take Herman Cain over Ben Carson any day”
    Ben Carson is starting to make me appreciate the political genius of Herman Cain. Carson may be a brain surgeon, but unless you’re talking about…
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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…

    ACHIEVE

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    Alicia Watkins goes from homeless veteran to student at Harvard University
    In 2010, Alicia Watkins, a retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, shocked friends and family when she documented her travails as a homeless veteran on…
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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,…
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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…

    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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