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    Southfield council president Sylvia Jordan announces candidacy for mayor
    Southfield City Council President Sylvia Jordan announced her candidacy for mayor of Southfield on the steps of the Southfield City Hall. Flanked by supporters, Jordan…
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    Water shutoffs loom large in Detroit again
    The city finds themselves right back in a situation they would like to avoid. Last year the city made a concerted effort to help citizens…
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    Michigan cop fired for unlawful arrest and beating of Detroit man
    The Inkster, Michigan police officer involved in the beating of Detroit native Floyd Dent has been fired, according to Michigan Live.  William Melendez was officially…
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    Unthinkable crime in Detroit
    It’s an unthinkable crime — a mother killing her child. The statistics are deeply distressing. In the United States, when young children are murdered, the…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Inkster Cop Who Beat Floyd Dent In Traffic Stop Charged With 2 Felony Counts
    The Inkster, Mich. police officer caught on dash cam beating and dragging a Black man during a Jan. 28 traffic stop has been charged with…
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    Fit!Live!Win!: Your Favorite Snacks Could Contain Dangerous Toxins
    Certified Health Coach Rosaline Law joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to take us to “food school” and shared which of our favorite processed and fast foods contain…

    BUSINESS

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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.…
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    New Economy Initiative announces return of NEIdeas Small Business Challenge
    New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, kicked-off the return of NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth, a two-tiered…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Did Drake Confirm Nicki Minaj Engagement Rumors?! [VIDEO]
    Drake might have confirmed rumors of Nicki Minaj’s engagement to Meek Mill in front of countless music lovers. Nicki snuck up on stage during Drizzy’s…
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    Damon Dash Loses Custody Battle To Rachel Roy
    Damon Dash no longer has to worry about taking care of his girls with Rachel Roy because he just lost custody of them. Dame has…
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    Military Dad Deployed For A Year Gives Son The Best Yearbook Photobomb Surprise Ever
    A solider gave his 8-year-old son a yearbook photo to remember when he surprised him in the most adorable way possible. Army Corporal James Bass surprised his…
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    Read These Facts From Marijuana Legal States Before You Celebrate 4/20
    The stoner holiday – April 20 – is here and more and more states are taking the steps to make marijuana legal. In past years, its…
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    The Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Not Guilty On All Charges & We’re Getting Real Tired Of This
    Dante Servin, the 46-year-old Chicago police who shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was found not guilty on all charges today. Judge Dennis Porter revealed…
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    ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ releases epic 6-minute long trailer [Watch]
    *Season four of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” is almost here. VH1 is giving fans a taste of the massive drama to come in the six-minute long super-trailer, according to Sister 2 Sister. The trailer kicks off with Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez opening up about their problems to one another and seeking therapy.  But they […]

    LIFESTYLE

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    Nelson Mandela’s Family Launched House Of Mandela Wines To Uplift The Image Of South Africa [EXCLUSIVE]
    The Mandela family name is one that carries a heavy weight of responsibility because of the legendary Nelson Mandela. And after his death in 2013,…
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    5 flirty flip flops
    Jelly & metallic sandals are in for the summer! Here are 5 pair of flip flops that are flirty and fabulous!
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    GET THE LOOK: Lala Rocks The Perfect Spring Uniform For Every Occasion
    Lala knows the importance of finding a silhouette that works for you and sticking with it. If there’s one style that reigns for Spring and…
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    Ohio woman learns co-worker is biological mom
    For years, 38-year-old La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark of Youngstown, Ohio longed to meet her biological mother after learning of her adoption, according to ABC’s Good Morning America.…

    SPORTS

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    Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate
    There are a lot of unfortunate NFL stories, and former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is one of them. He’s currently serving 31 years in…
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    Harden, Curry or Westbrook? Inside the NBA’s MVP 3-headed race
    The NBA regular season is quickly coming to a close, but the race for the MVP award is heating up. Houston’s James Harden, Golden State’s…
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    Darren Sharper’s rape plea includes penile monitoring and no alcohol
    The details of former NFL star Darren Shaper’s plea deal for serial rape have come out, and one bizarre one – penile plethysmograph, or PPG…
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    The Price is right; Tigers shutout Twins in 2015 home opener
    The Detroit Tigers started their 2015 season (April 6) with an impressive win, as they recorded a 4 -0 shutout over Central Division rival, the…

    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. 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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    Bridging the gap
    Why your diet is missing critical nutrients and what you can do about it Today, our busy lifestyles make it challenging to ensure we’re getting…
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