Daily Archive: July 3, 2013

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    John Legend Is Here To Stay

    When certain artists arrive on the recording scene, it is immediately evident that they will have an enduring presence. For example, Beyoncé, Usher, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys. And there are plenty of reasons why artists such as Smokey Robinson, Prince, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight are still going strong.Joh…

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    DPS Manager Roberts Speaks Out

    Roy S. Roberts, emergency manager for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) and former high-level executive for General Motors, is not one for theatrics. During a recent editorial meeting at the office of the Michigan Chronicle, Roberts calmly discussed DPS’ strategic plans for the upcoming school year and beyond.“We (DPS’ strategic planning team) firmly be…

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    Can Detroit Be Saved?

    City engulfed in scandals, financial crisis and leadership challengesThe leadership challenges facing Detroit are begging for answers that are hard to find in this town.Because failed political leadership, accompanied by an enabling resistant culture, is the order of the day, and people for so long have not demanded much from those who have been…

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    Is He Black Enough?

    “If you had a choice of color, which one would you choose my brother?” –Curtis Mayfield – 1969 Since the option was introduced in 2000,…

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    Terrell Owens Pays Off $430K Tax Debt

    Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens has reportedly paid off a lingering tax debt to the tune of $430,000 according to TMZ. Owens has seemingly been plagued with money problems since he was canned by the Philadelphia Eagles back in 2006. At the time, Owens had a seven-year, $49 million deal with the team. The federal tax lien, which was filed …

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    Meagan Good Responds to Christian Backlash Over Revealing BET Awards Dress

    “Think Like A Man Too” star Meagan Good had to deal with some intense criticism after hitting the 2013 BET Awards red carpet in a bright blue gown with a plunging neckline and she has decided to set the record straight. Good, who is married to Sony Pictures Executive and Seventh Day Adventist pastor Devon Franklin, presented the Best Gospel Artist …