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    Fifth Third Bank Feeding Our Communities celebration
    Fifth Third Bank (Eastern Michigan) is highlighting its annual hunger fighting initiative by presenting the Fifth Third Bank Feeding Our Communities Celebration Featuring the Motor…
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    Detroit’s land grab continues: This time it’s the Fisher Building
    Detroit’s land and building grab continues. This time it’s one of the city’s most historic landmarks – the Fisher and Albert Kahn buildings in Detroit’s…
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    Michigan business owner takes down noose, Insists he isn’t racist
    A business owner is insisting he isn’t racist, although the Confederate flags and nooses hung at his Discount Tree Service store tell a different story.…
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    5 Reasons Why 1.5 Million Black Men Are “Missing” In America, According To The NY Times
    If you are a Black person living in America, then this headline from Monday’s New York Times may be jarring, but not truly shocking: 1.5 Million…

    Pancake and Politics 2015 Forum Two Highlights

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Kris Humphries Gets Smacked Up On Twitter For Bruce Jenner Tweet
    Kris Humphries got his behind handed to him after posting what many saw as a derogatory tweet against his step-father-in-law-of-72-days, Bruce Jenner, reports the New York…
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    After Nearly Two Decades, Texas House Votes To Deregulate Natural Hair Braiders
    Ending what has turned out to be a nearly two decade fight, on late Thursday, the Texas House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass a bill…

    BUSINESS

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    Hiram Jackson continues the tradition of ‘The Michigan Chronicle’ [VIDEO]
    Hiram Jackson took over the helm of the Michigan Chronicle after Sam Logan died in 2011. Jackson says the purpose is to tell the stories…
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    Miss Jessie’s co-founder driven to suicide by boyfriend
    When natural hair icon Titi Branch, co-founder of the wildly successful hair-care line Miss Jessie’s, committed suicide in December 2014, shocked supporters were left devastated.…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Joel McHale to Headline 23rd annual comedy night May 1 to benefit Forgotten Harvest
    Forgotten Harvest, the nation’s largest and most efficient food rescue organization, announced today that Joel McHale will headline its 23rd Annual Comedy Night on May…
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    ‘LHHATL’ Star Tiffany Foxx Responds To Stevie J’s Shady Comments: ‘I Don’t Care, Stevie Was High’ [VIDEO]
    Love & Hip Hop Atlanta is one of our favorite guilty pleasures. While it can be terribly ratchet at times, we appreciate how entertaining the…
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    Could ‘Brotherly Love’ Have The Same Cultural Impact As ‘Boyz N The Hood’? [Review]
    Word on the “Black cinema” streets is that Brotherly Love is the new Juice or Boyz N The Hood. Based on the trailer, the homage is…
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    Lordt, Turn Up The AC! The Official ‘Chocolate City’ Trailer Is Here! [VIDEO]
    Chile, while we were already planning to see Chocolate City, in anticipation of its May 22nd release in theaters, this trailer right here got us feeling some…
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    Beyonce shows photos of Blue Ivy at mom Tina’s wedding
    Beyonce was kind enough to share some private preciousness of her family from her mother Tina Knowles’ marriage to veteran actor Richard Lawson. Knowles, it…
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    Bruce Jenner Speaks On Gender Identity: ‘I Am A Woman’
    Bruce Jenner has finally spoken his truth during his highly anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer. The E! reality star’s gender identity has been in question…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Louboutin Expands Nude Heel Line With Some Extra Shades
    If you’re having a hard time finding a good match for your skin tone in Christian Louboutin’s nude line, he might have something for you…
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    Cycle 10 of Red Bull House of Art marks 3-year anniversary
    7 New Local Artists Bring Grit, Glamour to Latest Showcase of Talent Red Bull House of Art will celebrate three years in Detroit with its…
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    FAB FINDS: 20 Mother’s Day beauty gifts she will adore
    There’s no beauty gift too decadent for the woman that matters most in your life. From indulgent bath spa sets to the most fragrant perfume,…
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    Behind The Brush: What Celebrity Makeup Artist Tatiana Ward Learned From Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]
    Celebrity makeup artist, Tatiana Ward (aka Beat Face Honey) became a YouTube sensation after her story went viral two years ago after getting a life-changing…

    SPORTS

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    Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets sell out in less than a minute…and more
    The upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao matchup is being dubbed the “fight of the century,” and boxing fans are making sure they’ll be there to…
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    WNBA’s Brittney Griner and fiancée arrested on assault allegations
    Phoenix Mercury WNBA star Brittney Griner and her fiancée were arrested Wednesday afternoon for assault and disorderly conduct, USA Today reports. A verbal argument between the…
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    Before he faces Mayweather, relive Pacquiao’s top 5 fights
    Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 37 KOs) is gearing up for his fight on May 2 with Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. in the MGM Grand Garden Arena…
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    Allen Iverson’s Showtime documentary tracks rocky NBA journey
    Showtime is getting into the sports documentaries game along with its competitors. The next one on the roster will feature the story of the great Allen Iverson. Iverson…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Detroit Police Chief, joins Greater Grace Temple for law enforcement appreciation
    Bishop Charles H. Ellis III (left), pastor of Greater Grace Temple, and Detroit Police Chief James Craig. A local church held a “different” kind of…
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    TD Jakes helps kick off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo for Black women
    Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…

    BLOG TALK

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    Top 10 reasons why women cheat
    Numerous relationship studies have concluded that a woman is more likely to cheat than a man. And that woman is more likely to cheat during…
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    Mommies need alone time
    It happens to the best of us, we have a sitter lined up for the whole weekend. On Monday, we’re secretly fast-forwarding to Friday because…
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    Michigan’s roads unsafe at any speed, vote YES on May 5 Proposal 1
    I fear Michigan’s unsafe roads not only for myself, but for my children and grandchildren. I worry about how our children will handle the bad pavement as school…

    ACHIEVE

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    Parenting is not one size fits all!
    Ok, So I must admit being a parent is not easy. Play dates are fun, playing dress-up is amazing, and family outings makes a weekend…
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    DPS SOW: Wayne Elementary School
    When you enter the doors at Wayne Elementary School, you enter what is known as “Rockets territory.” But what does that mean? It simply implies…
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    Celebrate graduates with DIY party, decor and gifts
    Graduation marks a major milestone in any student’s life, and the event calls for a celebration to remember. Whether you’re planning a party in honor…

    LIVING WELL

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    Dr. Ian Smith Dishes On “The Super Shred Cook Book,” 5 Kitchen Must-Haves
    New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ian Smith joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about his new The Shred Diet Cookbook and the five things you must…
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    Dr. Jennifer Caudle dispels top 5 health myths
    Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor in the department of Family Medicine at Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine, joined Roland Martin Friday…
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    Shade! Dr. Oz’s Colleagues Petition To Have Him Fired For ‘Quack’ Medicine
    Likable TV host and health doctor Mehmet Oz has defended his position as a member of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Surgery.…
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