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    President Obama Grants Commutations
    Earlier this month, President Obama granted commutation to 214 federal inmates, the most commutations granted in a single day by any President in this nation’s…
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    Bishop Wayne T. Jackson says best way to handle Trump is to engage him
    This Saturday, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump will be coming to Detroit. Again. Only this time ‘The Donald’ is coming in search of The Black…
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    Solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
    I feel compelled to write something about the…erm…stand Colin Kaepernick took recently by sitting out the national anthem prior to a game. I’ve already shared…
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    WSU jazz students to shine at this weekend’s Detroit Jazz Festival
      Wayne State University’s Department of Music hosted its annual J.C. Heard Jazz Week in July. In partnership with the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation, Jazz…

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    Missing Arizona Boy Jesse Wilson Has Run Away Before, Police Records Show
    Records released by police show missing 10-year-old Arizona boy Jesse Wilson has left his home in the middle of the night before.
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    Bishop Wayne T. Jackson says best way to handle Trump is to engage him
    This Saturday, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump will be coming to Detroit. Again. Only this time ‘The Donald’ is coming in search of The Black…

    BUSINESS

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    Three Thirteen: the retail store that brands and sells the soul of Detroit
    Detroit, area code 313, has always had swagger. Even in the face of its most recent economic downturn, which led to bankruptcy before rebounding, Detroiters…
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    First Independence Bank: USDA Rural Development Programs
      What First Independence Bank wants you to know about USDA Rural Development Programs   Detroit is a bustling city that features many amenities expected in…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Mike Tyson Allegedly Stole Ice Cream At the U.S. Open
    The boxing champ allegedly swiped an ice cream bar from a Ben & Jerry’s kiosk at the arena.
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    Team Snapchat or Instagram Stories?: A Few Of Our Favorite Fashionistas Weigh In
    It's been a month since the social-media scene was shaken up with the release of Instagram Stories.

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Was Chris Brown’s Daughter Present During Gun Drama And Police Standoff?
      The recent police standoff with Chris Brown has just come to an end, but things got infinitely more complicated after Breezy’s baby mother Nia Guzman‘s attorney, Carl Anthony Moore, told E! News that Brown and Guzman’s 2-year-old daughter Royalty Brown was with her father during the scary incident. The lawyer continued that the toddler was taken to school this morning but […]
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    10 Rappers With Unexpected Side Businesses

    SPORTS

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    Meet the woman Usain Bolt has been cheating on Kasi Bennett with
    Olympic megastar Usain Bolt has been setting records with his exploits on the track. But it is also clear, according to the media, that it is…
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    Solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
    I feel compelled to write something about the…erm…stand Colin Kaepernick took recently by sitting out the national anthem prior to a game. I’ve already shared…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Politics, the Pulpit, and the People
    Part 1 of 2-part series   Many people believe that the church should stay out of politics and that politics should stay out of the…
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    Clergy and churches launch new DRIVE initiative
    Over 50 congregations were represented at the Commitment Ceremony of the Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity (DRIVE) on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31. Five hundred and fifty…

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    Black Church: WE NEED YOU!
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Survey in the year of 2008 calculated the average annual contribution of Black households to religious organizations was…
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    Colin Kaepernick Will Not Stand For National Anthem Despite Backlash
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, is vowing to sit during the national anthem in protest over police killings of African-Americans. Is he being anti-American by expressing his right to protest which is covered under the First Amendment of the Constitution?

    ACHIEVE

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    Local teen named White House HBCU All Star
    Michigan Youth Is White House HBCU Ambassador The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) named 73 ambassadors nationwide on August 19,…
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    Detroit Public Schools Community District opens new Regional Enrollment Centers
    On Aug. 15, the new Detroit Public Schools Community District opened three new regional enrollment centers for new families and families who are returning from…

    LIVING WELL

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    A Lifetime of Drug Abuse – Still Found my Success
    Sheldon Hill started using drugs and alcohol at the age of eight. By 12, he was dealing drugs for his father, and by 16, he…
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    Jabs Gym KO’s the typical workout
    As the battle against obesity continues, it can be difficult to find a good fit among the wide range of fitness journeys, challenges and projects.…

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