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    Midtown Detroit, Inc. Unveils 35 World-Renowned And Emerging Artists For DLECTRICITY
    Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced…
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    Wayne County hiring full time and temporary police officers to staff three County jail
    In an effort to reduce jail overtime costs, Wayne County is accepting applications to add 60(+) new jailers to its police officer ranks. Upon hire,…

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    Tameka Raymond: ‘Being Married To Usher Was A Lot Of Pressure’
    “Atlanta Exes” star Tameka Raymond is back to enjoying her life as a mother and being a reality TV star. But dating can be challenging. Men commonly compare…
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    Attorney General Statement On Latest Developments In Federal Civil Rights Investigation In Ferguson, MO
    WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday following his briefing of President Obama on the latest developments in the federal civil rights investigation…

    BUSINESS

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    Georgia Has Worst Unemployment Rate in the Nation, Except 1
    Georgia has the worst unemployment rate in the nation at 7.8 percent which was recorded for the month of July, according to a report released…
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    UAW-Ford Offers Skilled Trade Training to U.S. Military Veterans
    UAW-Ford collaborates with Wounded Warriors Family Support Program to offer six-week course to veterans UAW-Ford, in partnership with the Wounded Warriors Family Support Program, recently…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    VH1 Officially Announces ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ Cast And Premiere Date
    The guys are definitely dominating in Mona Scott-Young‘s latest “Love & Hip Hop” spin-off! Whispers of a new West Coast “L&HH” spin-off were true, but…
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    HBO Releases Trailer For ‘On The Run’ Tour
    “Bang…Bang, he shot me down” as Beyonce points to Jay-Z, with more of a “we got this” look in the power couples trailer of their…

    LIFESTYLE

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    The Best Back-To-School Gadgets
    It’s time to get ready to go back-to-school, Roland Martin and Christen Rochon of  DivasAndDorks.com break down on all the best tech for the new school year…
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    Wedded Bliss: Tiffani Lynn Rhodes & William Rashad Jenkins
    About the Bride: Tiffani Lynn Rhodes is a native of Detroit. She attended Cranbrook-Kingswood High School and upon graduation in 2000 she attended the University…

    SPORTS

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    BEAUTIFUL NEWS: All-Black Team Heads To The Little League World Series
    While Mo’Ne Davis is pitching fastballs like nobody’s business, a team from Chicago is also turning heads at the Little League World Series. A little…
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    San Antonio Spurs Hire WNBA Player As First Paid Female Assistant Coach In The NBA
    The San Antonio Spurs have scouted some talent from the WNBA to help their guys step up their game! BleacherReport.com reports that the Spurs have…

    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 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…
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    How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide
    I was privileged to be invited by Congressman Conyers to witness his final two days of his primary push and saw first-hand how he pulled…
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    Reflections: Unexpected Duets
    Upon hearing that the daringly adventurous Lady Gaga and legendary, iconic crooner Tony Bennett were making an album, it reminded me of how interesting it…

    ACHIEVE

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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…
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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…

    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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