Daily Archive: April 18, 2013

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    As Gun Control Legislation Dies, So Will More Americans

    How many more people have to die before our increasingly useless Congress does the bare minimum to assure its constituents “we do occasionally give a smidgen of a damn about y’all”? We can all reset our clocks now and begin the count following the defeat of the bipartisan compromise (eh) known as the Manchin-Toomey amendment. The vote on the …

    ROOSTERTAIL CELEBRATES 55 YEARS WITH GLAM RETRO ART EXHIBIT

    SWANKY MID-CENTURY STYLE, ONE-NIGHT ART EVENT BY DETROIT’S CHERISHED RETRO ARTIST, SLAW As the cultural attitudes of the 1950s and 1960s seem so prevalent again today — through television, movies, fashion and art – it only seems fitting that the Roostertail, Detroit’s premier entertainment complex, would celebrate its 55th anniversary, reflecting…

    ChemicoMays receives fourth consecutive GM Supplier of the Year award

    LEON C. RICHARDSON, ChemicoMays president and CEO. Leon C. Richardson rose from his chair recently at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History amid cascading applause. He strolled onstage in his finely tailored blue pinstripe suit where he was greeted by General Motors’ Kim Brycz and Tom McMillen. There, the president and CEO of C…

    Detroit EFM Orr taking charge with executive orders

    Since taking over one of the largest municipal governments in the country as Detroit’s emergency financial manager, on March 25, Washington, DC bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr is settling into his new position by issuing directives on how both the Detroit City Council and the Office of the Mayor will function under an emergency manager.Orr issued…

    Ben Carson Insults Black Voters

    Dr. Ben Carson is one of the world’s leading medical professionals whose brilliance stands out among his peers.A distinguished neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Carson, who hails from Detroit, has an incredible story that every struggling child in the inner cities of America can identify with.He grew up poor, raised by a…

    Book Review: ‘Decadence’ by Eric Jerome Dickey: Exclusive interview

    Page 1 of 2New York Times Bestselling Author Eric Jerome Dickey is releasing his newest novel, Decadence April 23. Decadence is not for the severely inhibited. It is an erotic novel for the imaginative, the curious—the adventurous.Decadence picks up four years after Pleasure (2011) and once again follows the character Nia Simone Bijou. Nia is a…