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    Lucious Lyon might have a reduced role on ‘Empire’
    Terrence Howard‘s Lucious Lyon isn’t the most popular character on Empire. Taraji P. Henson‘s Cookie is. But Lucious is one of the show’s central figures, so his reduced role…
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    Russell Westbrook Is Going To Get Hitched
    Great news, Thunder fans. Russell Westbrook is finally getting a ring. A wedding ring, that is. The famously mercurial (and talented) Westbrook proposed to his girlfriend Nina Earl a…
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    Miley Cyrus Says Stupid Thing About Nicki Minaj And Race
    Today on The New York Times, a white woman teaches black people how to talk about race in America. Her name is Miley Cyrus, your MTV Video Music…
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    Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins dies at 58
    It is true not all men can dunk but Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins defied that notion. The man who will likely be most remembered for…
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    Misty Copeland heads to Detroit to perform ‘Sleeping Beauty’
    In Copeland's previous performance at the Detroit Opera House, she held a secondary role in the American Ballet Theater's "Romeo and Juliet."
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    President Obama To Speak On New Orleans’ Progress After Hurricane Katrina & More News You Need To Know
    Despite the measurable gains that have been made, there's clearly still a racial divide in the recovery New Orleans residents have experienced in the 10 years since Katrina.

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Witnesses Beat Up Confederate Flag Supporter For Running Over 4-Year-Old Boy
    A Confederate flag supporter ran over a boy with his car, causing many to believe the beating the man got from witnesses was race-related.
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    Derrick Rose Accused Of Gang Raping Ex-Girlfriend, Former 49ers Player Charged With Rape
    Derrick Rose, star point guard for the NBA's Chicago Bulls, has been sued for sexual assault for allegedly gang raping his ex-girlfriend

    BUSINESS

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    Cornerstone Leadership & Business High School continues CEO Speakers’ Program
    With the goal of providing students with a greater insight and understanding of the world of business and smart career choices, Cornerstone Leadership & Business…
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    Are small black businesses too black for the ‘new’ Detroit?
    Darnell Small was never late on his rent. He never caused any sort of disturbance, nor is there any record of any sort of major…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Lucious Lyon might have a reduced role on ‘Empire’
    Terrence Howard‘s Lucious Lyon isn’t the most popular character on Empire. Taraji P. Henson‘s Cookie is. But Lucious is one of the show’s central figures, so his reduced role…
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    Misty Copeland heads to Detroit to perform ‘Sleeping Beauty’
    In Copeland's previous performance at the Detroit Opera House, she held a secondary role in the American Ballet Theater's "Romeo and Juliet."

    LIFESTYLE

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    Food Review: Sweet Potato Sensations
    Leaving from an educators professional development this past Wednesday on the West Side of Detroit, I in a hurriedly fashion headed down Grand River to…
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    Do it yourself with these 3 fun videos!
    I’m sure we all know how easy it is to go to the mall and shell out dollars on the latest fashions, and accessories. However,…

    SPORTS

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    Kyrie Irving might not be back on the court until January
    The Cavaliers‘ chances of beating the Warriors in the Finals would’ve increased tremendously if Kyrie Irving‘s kneecap kept it together. But it broke and LeBron James was essentially left to fend…
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    Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins dies at 58
    It is true not all men can dunk but Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins defied that notion. The man who will likely be most remembered for…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Detroit Clergy Gathering advocates for church and community
    When the word green is mentioned in contemporary circles, many of us think organic … although the more cynical among us may think grass. But…
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    DOC to take Detroit teens on trip of a lifetime
    The Downtown Outreach Corporation is a non-profit organization engaged in partnership with Second Baptist Church of Detroit to  build  a stronger community in the heart…

    BLOG TALK

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    7 simple things you can do to advance your career
    Complacency in the workforce should be avoided at all costs. Though some employees tend to settle into a work routine that is predictable and on…
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    Maternity leave before you accept that job offer?
    The 2016 Presidential elections upon us with the topic of paid leave, or the lack thereof in the United States, a prevalent topic among candidates.…

    ACHIEVE

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    Faith Leaders Breakfast discuss solutions to education
    On Thursday morning last week at the St. Regis, a panel featuring some of Detroit’s more noted faith/community leaders came together at the invitation of…
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    Cornerstone Schools welcome potential students at Sunday open house
    Cornerstone Private School recently hosted an open house for potential students and parents at its beautiful 18-acre Nevada campus. Ernestine Sanders, President and CEO of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Living WELL September Issue
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    Professional Medical Center to offer physicals to children ages 3 -18
    Professional Medical Center Giving Back to the Community by Hosting First Annual Back-to School Community Health Rally Professional Medical Center will host their first annual Back…

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