Daily Archive: June 11, 2013

    Duggan off the Ballot!

    Duggan off the Ballot!

    Reports are in that Wayne County Circuit Judge Lita M. Popke sided with mayoral contender Tom Barrow, who along with Robert Davis challenged Mike Duggan’s eligibility to run for Detroit Mayor. According to the Detroit City Charter, a mayoral candidate must be a resident of the Detroit at least one year prior to running for Mayor. Duggan’s office…

    Why Berry Gordy sold Motown

    Despite the massive and historic success of Motown Record Corporation, there came a time when the company, recognized as a virtual hit machine, could no longer compete with the much larger, non-independent companies. In his memoir Gordy recalled, “I was standing in the middle of a noisy party, a fundraiser for Jesse Ja…