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    Robert L. Johnson Talks Urban Revitalization During Afternoon Keynote

    Courtesty Of Detroit Regional Chamber “To me, my story is simply that someone gave me a shot, gave me a chance, gave me an opportunity to prove what I could do,” said Robert L. Johnson during his keynote address earlier this afternoon. Johnson, founder and chairman of RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television, centered his dis…

    Bob’s Classic Kicks gives back despite humble beginnings

    From left to right Christian Dorsey (partner) and Jason Johnson, OwnerBob’s Classic Kicks, located in Midtown Detroit, has been an intended destiny for owner Jason Johnson. From the beginning, Johnson has always bought sneakers. As a young boy, his mother knew that a trip to the mall would end with her buying him a new pair of shoes. By his early t…