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    Federal Funds Heading To Detroit

    Some may call it the calvary…The federal government through the Obama administration has reportedly found 100 million dollars in grant money to assist the city hire police officers, firefighters and remove neighborhood blight.On Friday, white house officials will meet to discuss federal assistance and other opportunities during a closed-door…

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    Black Chamber Demands Economic Justice

    Amid the hustle and bustle of a downtown Detroit in transformation, African-American business owners, along with other minority-owned companies, stood in harmony at a recent press conference to make a compelling case for inclusion in the city’s expanding economic rebirth.Organized by the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), the press…

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    Honest Government Is Better Detroit

    Innovative good governance summit to address public trust, private sector role Detroit, there is an urgent need for an open, transparent and an integrity driven government at city hall, especially at a time when Detroit, come November, will be seeking political leadership in a new mayor and new city council by districts.Truth be told, Detroit has…

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    King family kids in need of rescue?

    It was only a couple of weeks ago that the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice began with recognitions from Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter to political and civic leaders. And all throughout this year several organizations, institutions and individuals will be remembering the…

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    Rescuing The King Family

    Time for eminent persons group to mediate money battle It was only two weeks ago that the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice began with tributes from Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter to political and civic leaders.And throughout this year several organizations, institutions and…

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    Are You Ready For Obamacare?

    The Affordable Care Act includes provisions intended to improve access to health insurance coverage and ensure that such coverage provides essential health benefits for adolescents and young adults. Several of these provisions are already in effect for most plans, including requirements to cover preventive services without cost-sharing, a…

    Detroit Firefighter Wins National Anthem Contest

    Comerica Bank announced that Detroit Firefighter Martin Rucker has won Comerica’s Home of the Brave National Anthem Singing Contest. Rucker has won the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at the Sept. 22, Detroit Tigers game, 40 tickets to the game and has secured his station, Engine Co. No. 30 in Detroit, a $10,000 grant from Comerica Bank. R…

    The Gaye/Thick Drama Continues

    Page 1 of 2There is no doubt that “Blurred Lines” by White R&B singer Robin Thicke, who has long been popular in the Black community, is one of the most exciting songs of the year, and also without doubt the hottest recording of the summer.Moreover, it found full acceptance on both Pop and R&B stations and the charts, reaching and holding…