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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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    Lions Offense Falters Without Bush

    The Lions seemed to be on pace for their second win of the season Sunday but struggled offensively in the second half going on to lose 25-21 to the Arizona Cardinals. Matthew Stafford threw two touchdowns to Calvin Johnson in the second quarter. Stafford then failed to reach the endzone in the second half. 201 of his 278 passing yards came in…

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    Black Unemployment: Can The GOP Help?

    SPECIAL TO NEW AMERICA MEDIAAfter five years of nonstop bad news regarding Black unemployment, the Obama administration was finally able to celebrate some good news last month, or so it seemed.In July, African-American unemployment dipped to 12.6 percent, a small but significant change from June’s 13.7 percent unemployment rate and substantially l…

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    The Charge To WSU President Wilson

    Wayne State University is Detroit’s pride. Its strategic location in this major African-American city provides the university an unparalleled opportunity to shape Detroit’s educational future while guaranteeing an empowering education to all who come from far and near from across the globe to get a Wayne State education.Aside from being one of the…

    Chrysler Group LLC Reports August 2013 U.S. …

    Chrysler Group LLC today reported U.S. sales of 165,552 units, a 12 percent increase compared with sales in August 2012 (148,472 units), and the group’s best August sales since 2007.The Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in August compared with the same month a year ago. The Ram Truck brand’s 29…

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    Making Detroit A Better Place To Live And Work

    Austin Black II is the founder of City Living Detroit, a full-service real estate brokerage that is headquartered in Detroit’s thriving Midtown neighborhood. His firm specializes in properties located in Detroit with a focus on downtown, the growing riverfront, the cultural center, and the city’s historic neighborhoods.From an early age Black had…

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    Tori Hunter Prevents Sweep in Walk-off Fashion

    Max Scherzer just didn’t have it in the series finale against the Oakland Athletics. Looking for his 20th win, he gave up six runs on eight hits in five innings. The game brought Scherzer’s ERA up to 2.90. Scherzer left the game losing 6-1. The game seemed like a lost cause until the bottom of the ninth. Oakland brought in their closer, Grant Bal…

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    20 Shootings In Detroit Greet New Police Cars

    About 20 shootings in Detroit greeted the week of the unveiling of 10 new EMS ambulances and 15 new police cars to Police Chief James Craig and Fire Commissioner Donald Austin, signaling the level of public safety challenge that the city faces even as the private sector stepped in with new vehicles to help combat crime in the city.The vehicles are…

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    Voting Snafu Or Conspiracy?

    In the last two months I’ve seen all sorts of e-mails and comments from “they are stealing the election” and “Detroit voters are being cheated” to “Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey is deep in with the White power structure to take our vote,” all carefully aimed at creating enough panic in the public to basically render the legitimate voice of Detr…