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    Councilmember Sheffield, Mayor Duggan partner to bring resources to struggling neighborhoods
    Detroit City Councilmember Mary Sheffield (Dist. 5) will kick off her new “Occupy the Corner Detroit” Initiative at the King Apartments, located at 595 Chene…
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    THE CARR CENTER ANNOUNCES 2014 FALL SEASON
     The Carr Center today announces its Fall 2014 season, featuring performances – jazz, classical and Motown; exhibitions – veteran artists to students in training; classes…

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    ‘Preachers of LA’ Star Deitrick Haddon Dropped from Record Label
    *”Preachers of LA” star and gospel singer Deitrick Haddon is no longer with RCA Inspiration, a record label dedicated to gospel artists. After 12 years with RCA Inspiration, Haddon’s relationship ended with the  “Best of Deitrick Haddon,” which was released on Sept. 2. Haddon put out six studio albums with the label. His best-selling project was “Lost And Found” — […]
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    Innovative Approach to Breast Cancer Awareness: ‘Bra Cam’ Catches Both Sexes ‘Sneaking a Peek!’ (Watch)
    *You know you want to. Take a look that is. At that woman’s breasts as she sits coyly in the corner sipping on that latte. But if you think for one moment that you’re being subtle when you do give in… Think again, baby! Nestlé Fitness has got your number and used it to unveil […]

    BUSINESS

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    Congratulations to our Class of 2014 40 Under 40!
    The Michigan Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 Awards celebrates local African-American individuals who inspire others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements, and participation in community service.…
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    General Motors Luncheon Features Entrepreneur Pam Rodgers’ Winning Business Strategy
                      General Motors hosted a private media luncheon on Sept. 25, during Congressional Black Caucus weekend in…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    ‘Law & Order: SUV’ Tries It With Ray Rice + Darren Sharper Scandals
    “Law & Order: SVU” producers have incorporated two of the biggest stories of Darren Sharper‘s sexual assaults and leaked surveillance footage of Ray Rice punching his…
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    Become a part of an unmatched Detroit music legacy on Friday, October 10, 2014.
    On Friday, October 10, Detroit’s forthcoming Gabriel Hall hosts official afterglow with musician meet and greet for the Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Give Your Brushes A Rinse + 4 Other Ways To Keep Your Skin Healthy
    There are some simple facts and misconceptions that people are unaware of when it comes to taking care of their skin. We chatted with the…
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    CHIC EATS: Zucchini Bread Cookie Whoopie Pies [RECIPE]
    Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature (must be room temp!) 1/2 cup (4oz) unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1…

    SPORTS

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    Report: Detroit Pistons Center Aaron Gray Will Miss Training Camp
    After a successful media day on Monday, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy is more than ready to experiment lineup combinations in training camp,…
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    University Of Michigan Release Statement On Condition Of Shane Morris
    Michigan sophomore quarterback Shane Morris has been diagnosed with a probable, mild concussion. The following statement was released by the Michigan athletic department regarding the…

    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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    Help Komen Detroit Save Lives During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® is expanding our reach in October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Over the past couple of…
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    Blacks and ALS
    Here I am, a black man from Detroit’s west side, living in Connecticut, a single dad with two kids, a man of faith, a writer,…

    BLOG TALK

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    Muhammad Ali, a Hero of Our Time
    This weekend, the Muhammad Ali Center awarded football great and courageous civil rights advocate Jim Brown and Bill Russell its Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award. But…
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    Reflections: Washington as Bond?
    There are those — this writer included — who are essentially opposed to introducing “Black versions” of people or things that have always been White.…
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    Healthy Moments
    Staying emotionally and mentally fit is just as important as remaining physically fit. It doesn’t take a lot of time, but it does take intention,…

    ACHIEVE

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    CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students
    With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list…
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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…

    URBAN ED

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    Mapping All 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…
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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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