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    Detroit One Seeks to Achieve Thriving City

    Detroit is a city with a rich history, but the future of Detroit depends on creating a safe space where people can live, work and invest. Detroit One is a new law enforcement and community initiative designed to achieve a thriving city. In 2012, Detroit experienced 387 homicides, more than one a day, a total that is…

    Where would we be today without our cell phones?

    Yesterday, cell phones turned 40! After years of becoming increasingly reliant on them, where would we be without our trusty gadgets? How long could you go without a cellphone? Some say they can barely last an hour, let alone a day. Others have given up their gadgets, and say it’s made them much more stress-free. Could you take…

    Janet Jackson Married!

    Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana tied the knot! It had been rumored that the lovebirds would get married in Qatar later this year, but we now know that the couple got married last year. “The rumors regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married in a quiet, private and beautiful ceremony,” the cou…

    Tensions high in Democratic Party

    Photo credit: LON JOHNSON, the favorite to become chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party who is touting himself as a change agent, sat down on Monday with Bankole Thompson, editor of the Michigan Chronicle, for an exclusive interview ahead of the party’s convention this weekend at Cobo Hall. The party faithful, election and p…

    Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce hosts a night with Roy Roberts

    Apparently, when Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Roy Roberts under Public Act 4, the state law that allows the governor to appoint emergency managers with nearly unlimited power to run struggling cities and school districts, he knew what he was doing.Roberts came before the Black Chamber of Commerce last month at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African…