Daily Archive: April 3, 2013

    Decades After MLK’s Death, Jobs At Risk In Memphis

    Decades After MLK’s Death, Jobs at Risk In Memphis

    They rode the streets of Memphis in creaky, dangerous garbage trucks, picking up trash from home after home, toiling for a sanitation department that treated them with indifference bordering on disdain. In 1968 those workers took to the streets, marching with civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to demand better working conditions, higher pay and union protection. …

    Snoop debuts his new Reggae sound with No Guns Allowed

    No longer Snoop D-O-Double G, Snoop Lion is gearing up to release his twelfth studio album in May entitled “Reincarnated”. In case you missed it, after a “pilgrimage” to Jamaica, Snoop found spiritual enlightenment, converted to Rastafarianism and changed his name to Snoop Lion. His new, reggae sound is all about peace and love, not s…

    DEGC seeks to connect Detroit businesses with new database

    The Michigan Chronicle is the latest company to join D2D. Expanding business in Detroit is a collaborative effort, and one that requires the input of an entire community. It’s important that companies, organizations and other profit-based entities create and sustain strong connections to foster growth and development. One new…

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    Karen Finney Joins Melissa Harris-Perry For MSNBC Weekend Line-Up

    Though some media observers doubted it would happen, MSNBC has selected Karen Finney as the host for a new afternoon program airing weekends from 4-5 p.m., reports MSNBC.com. Finney is the latest move in a shuffle that includes Ed Schultz moving to weekends as MSNBC ramps up their news coverage, and Chris Hayes taking over his daily prime-time slot. …