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    Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Joins Kendrick Lamar For A Wild Performance Of “Alright”
    Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) doesn’t come out of hiding a lot. The only occasions grand enough for his presence is a closing guest spot on an…
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    Remy Ma Reflects On Her One-Year Anniversary Of Freedom
    Saturday was Aug. 1. You know what that means, right? It’s the one-year anniversary of when Remy Ma finally stepped foot out of prison. She…
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    What The What? Dylan Roof Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Over Church Shooting
    Charged with 33 federal crimes, Dylan Roof pleaded not guilty under the advisement of lawyer.
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    Kid Cudi Finally Returns With A New Single “Confused”
    Kid Cudi hasn’t released new material in a while — it’s been well over a year and a half after he dropped Satellite Flight: The Journey…

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    Happy Birthday! Here Are 5 Insightful James Baldwin Interviews You Must Watch
    Among the many great Black writers in canons of Black literature, the renowned James Baldwin etched his mark in history with his candid and brilliant words on…
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    No Charges For Officers Who Corroborated Ray Tensing’s Account Of Samuel DuBose Shooting
    The two University of Cincinnati police officers who corroborated a false account of a fellow officer after he killed an unarmed Black motorist will not be…

    BUSINESS

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    Gov. Snyder signs bill to extend The Michigan New Jobs Training Program
    Gov. Snyder signed a bill last week that will prolong job-training programs across the state. “Employers grow and come to Michigan because of our skilled…
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    More funding available for small businesses across the state
    After a successful pilot launch last year, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Huntington Bank will offer another $5 million to fund small-business micro loans…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Leolah Brown Removed From Bobbi Kristina’s Funeral, Family Says ‘She’s Crazy’ [VIDEO]
    When family and friends gathered in Alpharetta, Georgia to say final farewells to Bobbi Kristina Brown, the troubled 22-year-old daughter of iconic singers the late…
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    Sorry, Girl: Amber Rose Backs Off Of The Kardashian-Jenners
    Amber Rose is re-thinking that nasty spat she had with the entire Kardashian clan. The model read the Kardashians for filth after Khloé Kardashian came for her on Twitter. The exchange got so bad that Khloé eventually had to just back off. Amber has got a long history of beefing with the Kardashians that goes […]
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    Stylin’ On ‘Em: Jennifer Hudson Stunts In Sleek White Look
    Jennifer Hudson was dressed to kill this weekend when she slipped into a sleek white dress. She has arrived! The siren was a vision on Friday night as she performed at the Art Van Token store opening. J.Hud , who has a new deal with New York & Company, decided to pop on Instagram donning […]
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    Guess Who Michelle Obama Would Want To Be If She Wasn’t Michelle Obama? (Hint: She Has A Beyhive)
    Even the first lady wants to be Beyoncé!
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    Russell Simmons signs new first-look deal with HBO, sets Def Comedy Jam anniversary special
    HBO has signed a new overall first-look deal with producer Russell Simmons and his new media company All Def Digital (ADD). The pact calls for…
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    Tami Roman reveals health issues causing pregnancy woes
    45-year-old Tami Roman is expecting a child with boyfriend Reggie Youngblood, 28, and she is not without worry over it. The feisty reality television star…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Natural Elegance: 50 Styles Naturalista Brides Need To Try For Their Wedding
    Check out these amazing natural styles you might want to try out for your big day.  
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    Back to school sales for kids
    Oh how time flies when you’re having fun. Summer is almost over and school will be back in session soon. Haven’t gone school shopping for…
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    The Top 8 Reasons Why We Should All Climax Like Our Lives Depend On It, Because It Does
    Happy National Orgasm Day!
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    The Internet’s Favorite Gay Dads Break Up & We’re Crying Thug Tears
    Noooooo! Say it ain't so!

    SPORTS

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    Tigers make moves on deadline day for future
    The Detroit Tiger’s brass made a few splashes yesterday. Speculation mounted for weeks and general manager Dave Dombrowski did not fail to deliver. The Tigers…
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    NFL coach believes ‘There’s no coming back’ for Robert Griffin III
    *After a stellar rookie season in 2012, all signs point to Robert Griffin III not being on that same level again, according to one NFL offensive coach. Chatting with ESPN.com‘s Mike Sando for his annual ranking of quarterbacks, the coach mentioned Griffin’s current status in the league, saying, “There’s no coming back.” “[Griffin] is done,” […]
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    Payano vs. Warren: Premier Boxing Champions – The next round streams live on BounceTV.com
    *Atlanta  – Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of a new monthly series kicked-off by Payano vs. Warren: PBC – The Next Round, which will showcase the sport’s future stars and potential champions. Bounce TV is free on the broadcast signals of local […]
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    Yippee! NBA brings B-Ball to ABC on Saturday nights (Starts Jan 2016!)
    ABC keeps it moving! This time bringing NBA games to the network  on Saturdays next season. A slate of eight-games starts Jan. 23, 2016 and…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Muslim organizations raised $100,000 to rebuild torched Black churches
    Muslim organizations have banded together to raise $100,000 in an effort to help rebuild Black churches in the South that were torched in recent months,…
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    Second Baptist Church in Detroit hosts 2015 Progressive Baptist Convention
    This week Second Baptist Church hosted the Progressive Baptist Convention. The conventions were started in order to reflect the social, religious, and political landscape of…

    BLOG TALK

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    Eric Thomas ‘the hip-hop preacher’
    For those of you who don’t know Eric Thomas, he is a world renowned speaker, educator, pastor and critically acclaimed author. Eric is better known as…
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    The second deadly aassault on Sandra Bland
    *It started within moments after Sandra Bland was found hanging in a Waller County jail cell. And it hasn’t let up for one moment since her dubious death. The “it” is the non-stop litany of of veiled and not so veiled hints, innuendoes, digs, and crass, snide, accusing comments, remarks, slander and outright lies about […]
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    7 ways to prevent memory loss in today’s changing world
    You can’t remember where you put your car keys or glasses. Something’s on the tip of your tongue and you can’t seem to get it…

    ACHIEVE

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    Cornerstone Schools welcome potential students at Sunday open house
    This past Sunday Cornerstone Schools hosted an open house for kids and parents at their Nevada campus. Ernestine Sanders, the President and CEO of Cornerstone…
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    Wayne State among top 50 safest college campuses in nation
    Wayne State University has been ranked among the top 50 safest college campuses in America. BestColleges.com, which released the top-50 list, reviewed available data of…
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    A good education by any means necessary
    At age 6, Mical spent the majority of his first school year kicked out of class for behavioral issues, including angry and violent outbursts. His…

    LIVING WELL

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    Living WELL August Issue
      It’s Living WELL time. Click Here to view your FREE edition!
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    Medicine for the Family
    From birth, many people have a primary care physician to call when “feeling under the weather,” but who does one call when feeling “blue”? The…
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    MI Healthy Mind TV program spotlights solutions to help greater community
      Wellness begins in the mind and talking about it is a powerful tool, according to Elizabeth Atkins and Michael Hunter, both of whom co-host…
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