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    Brandy, for Real This Time

    Now that most of free world and beyond is aware of the fact that singer/actress Brandy (Norwood) is engaged to handsome record executive Ryan Press, there are renewed conversations about her having lied about having been married to Robert Smith, the father of her daughter, Sy’rai. Brandy said she had a very clean,…

    RNC chair stops in Detroit to woo Black voters

    After taking a severe beating in the last presidential election, the Republican National Committee seems to be changing strategy by reaching out to constituent voters normally outside of GOP reach.Party Chairman Reince Priebus made a recent visit to Detroit where he talked to the party leadership about the Republicans’ Growth and Opportunity Plan.“…

    Mayor Bing: SEMCOG vote will worsen transportation in Detroit

    Despite pleas from both area residents and Mayor Bing, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments’ (SEMCOG) 50-member executive committee voted last Friday to shift $7 million from DDOT to SMART.According to SEMCOG Executive Director Paul Tait, the requested action was to establish a formula for allocating Federal Transit Administration capital…

    Residents applaud Detroit One, program to tackle crime in neighborhoods

    Last month, Mayor Bing, U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade and other law enforcement and community leaders announced a collaborative initiative among law enforcement agencies, residents and community leaders to reduce violent crimes in the city. The program is called Detroit One.The overall goal is to reduce gun-related violent crimes by 25 percent…

    Earn and Learn Program helps chronically unemployed find careers

    Individuals age 18-24 who live in Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck; and who are chronically unemployed or had been formerly incarcerated, can enroll in a free program to help them get a job and learn a skill. The program is called Earn and Learn and is being offered through the Dearborn-based non-profit organization, ACCESS….