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    Grand Prix 2015 – Sustainable Detroit: Econmic, educational impact of Grand Prix Weekend
    In 2014, for instance, the Grand Prix is said to have generated over $47 million in total spending for the region of Southeast Michigan. In…
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    Why Reading Matters: WCCCD Chancellor Ivery’s reading crusade
    Studies after studies have established an undeniable universal fact: reading is essential to the intellectual and social growth of any child. That children can express…
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    Pure Michigan unveils photoWalk along Detroit Riverfront
    Project to commemorate one-million Facebook fan milestone, highlight Michigan’s beautiful destinations More than 1,000 photos submitted by Pure Michigan fans were installed and unveiled today…
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    Belle Isle’s beautiful gateway illuminated
    The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in an exciting partnership with Platinum Equity unveiled new lighting on the MacArthur Bridge in a dramatic ceremonial…

    Promotion and Partnership for Free Nieghborhood Day

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    WealthyU: Take The Frantic Out Of Your Finances With These Fiscally Fit Tips
    Your money and your health are directly related to one another. There are a lot of people walking around stressed out over their finances, looming…
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    Protests Against $30 Million Juvenile Center Shut Down Highway In Baltimore
    On Tuesday, protesters in Baltimore shut down I-395 in protest against Maryland’s plan to cut education spending in lieu of funding a $30 million detention…

    BUSINESS

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    Celebrating Leaders of Today: Michigan Chronicle 2015 Men of Excellence
    There are thousands of African American men in the region who exemplify the aforementioned definition of excellence. They go about their professional and personal lives…
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    Building a legacy
    W. Bernard White, P.E., founder and president of White Construction, refuses to be outworked and outperformed by competitors. Since the inception of his Detroit-headquartered company…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Zoe Saldana Questions Hollywood’s Tradition Of Whitewashing Ethnic Characters
    If “ethnic casting” is a problem for some movie fans, Zoe Saldana is reminding everyone that Hollywood has an old habit of whitewashing characters of color. Many comic fans were highly upset when Michael B. Jordan was cast as The Human Torch in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. He’s Black, but the character has always […]
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    Look At Who’s (Kinda) Acting Like An Adult! Chris Brown Admits He Was Wrong For Tyson Beckford Beef
    Chris Brown has located his chill, and he’s realized the error of his ways after going head-to-head with Tyson Beckford. Well, look at Chris doing the mature thing! Of all the people in the world that Breezy has beefed with, Tyson has to be the most random showdown he’s had thus far. Chris saw red […]
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    Like Fine Wine: See How Lenny Kravitz & 20 Other Celebrities Defy Father Time
    Lenny Kravitz’s tantalizing style, electric vocals and all around sexiness has us forgetting the singer turned 51 today. Can… L.A. was church!!! pic.twitter.com/eW8SXxk5Ph — Lenny…
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    Urban Cineman Presents: “Life Fathers Like Sons” featuring Ian Winans and Mason Pryor
    On May 27, 2015 Urban Cinema premiers the movie “Like Fathers Like Sons” the next generation comedy starring Ian Winans, the son of Carvin Winans…
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    #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat Meme Proves Beyoncé Can Dance To Anything
    Funny people with way too much time on their hands decided to bless everyone with new examples of Beyonce’s flawlessness with #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat. Ok, we may…
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    L.A. Reid Doesn’t Think Mariah Carey Will Have Another #1 Hit
    L.A. Reid is trying to curb the public’s expectations of Mariah Carey moving forward, and the future isn’t as dazzling as Mimi’s wardrobe. Mariah has…

    LIFESTYLE

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    DPS School of the Week: Fleming Early Learning Neighborhood Center
    On a recent morning, the volume was high and energy abundant as prekindergarten students whirled from station to station in teacher Vaneece Porter’s class at…
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    WERK: Dior Releases Extended Rihanna Ad & Ciara Poses For Roberto Cavalli
    Rihanna went on a fashion adventure around the palace of Versaille in her Secret Garden campaign for Dior! The couturier gave fashionistas a peek at the Steven-Klein directed short last week, but they hauled out the full-length video today. The piece opens with Rihanna riding up to the castle and stomping around its abandoned halls […]
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    20 Summer Wedding Looks That’ll Make You The Belle of the Ball
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    Make Your Wardrobe Vacation-Friendly With These Fab Looks

    SPORTS

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    Cavaliers Demoralize the Hawks And Cleveland Is Crying With Excitement
    Tonight completes what’s probably the easiest route to the Finals LeBron James ever had. The Cavs conquered a mediocre but feisty Celtics team, survived an imploding Bulls squad, and now, they’ve concussed the Hawks.…
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    Another Detroit institution returns: The Kronk Gym
    It was one of the Detroit’s most storied buildings – the Kronk Gym. A place that produced some of Detroit’s greatest boxing champions – Milton…
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    NFL football is about to get less boring thanks to new rule
    The extra point. Everybody has seen it. Nobody  really cares about it since they rarely miss. It’s one of the most unnecessary parts of the…
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    WNBA stars Griner and Johnson receive hefty suspensions for domestic violence Incident
    WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson may be trying to put the past behind them after getting married only weeks after they were both arrested for…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Why Faith Is the Answer To Racial Tension
    It is no question that our country is in turmoil when it comes to racial prejudice. The media is saturated with tragic stories surrounding the…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    BLOG TALK

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    George Haley, the giant who never quit
    Malcolm X, in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley,” described by Time magazine as one of the 10 best non-fiction books…
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    Why the mall model doesn’t work anymore – Northland
    With the opening of the Northland Center Mall, in the spring of 1954, Detroiters had a place to celebrate. It was the beginning of the…
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    The legalization of marijuana in Michigan
    Many believe that the legalization of marijuana will mean less jail time, more jobs, and more tax dollars. “The first thing we’re saying is regulate…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS School of the Week: Fleming Early Learning Neighborhood Center
    On a recent morning, the volume was high and energy abundant as prekindergarten students whirled from station to station in teacher Vaneece Porter’s class at…
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    ‘Detroit Girls Can’ career retreat WCCCD’s Eastern campus
    ‘The first-ever Detroit Girls Can retreat will empower and educate young women with straight talk from Detroit-area leaders on career, education and financial management on…
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    DPS brings professionals to school for Career Day
    School leaders at Flagship Academy in Detroit are bringing in 40 area professionals for the school’s career day on Thursday, May 21. The gymnasium will…

    LIVING WELL

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    Henry Ford Health System ranked first in health care for Diversity
    The ranking by New Jersey-based DiversityInc cited Henry Ford’s diverse workforce and network of suppliers, support of the community it serves and its leadership in…
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    Senator Stabenow Announces Important Step to improve and expand access to mental health care
    First-of-its-Kind Community Mental Health Initiative Made Possible by Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act U.S. Debbie Stabenow today announced the launch of a new…
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    One special child, one big challenge
    Born with only one developed kidney, 1-year-old Cain Hawkins’ family and friends rose to the occasion of walking with over 7,500 walkers, and as a…
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