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    Haveman steps down as director of the Department of Community Health to focus on his health
     Gov. Rick Snyder today announced that Director Jim Haveman has accepted the resignation of Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) effective Sept. 12. While Haveman…
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    Nigerian King Tells U.S. Investors Nation is Open for Business
    When Oba (King) Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo visited Detroit this week to meet with local business leaders and promote development projects in Nigeria, all were eager…

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    Cee Lo Green Ruined His Rape-Tweet Apology By Not Actually Apologizing
    Cee Lo Green, the Grammy Award winning musician, who was rightly called out for saying awful things about rape on Twitter, issued the following half-assed…
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    Young Jeezy On Recent Arrest: “We Shouldn’t Have Been Detained”
    Young Jeezy stopped by Hot 107.9 today and proclaimed his innocence, saying he and his crew “shouldn’t have been detained in the first place.” As previously…

    BUSINESS

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    Glenn E. Wash, Construction Pioneer, Outspoken Activist for Black Empowerment in Detroit
    For more than five decades, the name and voice of Glenn E. Wash have resonated with pure entrepreneurship power and concern for change in the…
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    Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for $11.4 Billion
    According to reports, Burger King has agreed on Tuesday to buy the Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion, making it the the third largest…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Usher Loves That “Good Kisser” Was Unexpected By Fans [VIDEO]
    In an interview at the Radio One and Frequency News urban artist showcase, The Blitz, Usher talks about his 20 years residency in the music game…
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    How Common Says His Music Will Help Change Chicago [VIDEO]
    Hip-hop isn’t all about flashy cars and girls. Common has dedicated his new album “Nobody’s Smiling” to the struggle in Chicago. He explains how he…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Kym Worthy, Victoria Roberts, Denise Ilitch and More Honored by DAUMW on Sept. 6
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    Best of the MTV VMA Red Carpet 2013
    The Music Television Video Music Awards, or the VMA 2014, has come upon us. And, despite some volatile situations popping off in some of the…

    SPORTS

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    13 Basketball Players Who Jumped Sneaker Companies
    The sneaker bidding war between Under Armour and Nike came to an end on Sunday when Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant post his choice…
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    Josh Shaw, USC Football Star, Suspended After Admitting Heroic Story a Lie
    According to reports, USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw was suspended from the football team Wednesday after admitting that he fabricated a story about rescuing his…

    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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    Healthy Michigan Plan Exceeding Expectations
    The Healthy Michigan Plan has been serving the citizens of the state for nearly five months. Advocates say it’s already having an economic impact by…
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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…

    BLOG TALK

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    Jesse Jackson’s Suggestions For Ferguson
    On Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared on “NewsOne Now” to explain how the people of Ferguson should move forward in their fight for justice, social, economic…
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    Prime Politics: From Ferguson to Florida, Another 18-year-old Black Man is Dead
    What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now. The late, great attorney Charles Hamilton Houston once said, “The race problem in the…
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    Jesse Williams On Ferguson: ‘White People Have The Privilege Of Being Treated Like Human Beings’
    In an appearance on CNN on Sunday, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams, 33, tackled the blatant racial bias in media character assassinations of  slain Ferguson…

    ACHIEVE

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    CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students
    With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list…
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    There is a Ferguson Near You
    There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in…
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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…

    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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