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WSU College of Nursing receives $3.4 million state grant

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The Wayne State University College of Nursing has received a grant of nearly $3.4 million dollars from the 21st Century Community Learning Center, funded by the Michigan Department of Education. The grant funds an after-school and summer enrichment program to prepare 1,250 high school students for admission to college and careers in health care.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Olympic pioneer, activist Dr. LeRoy Walker

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Dr Leroy Walker. – USOC photo

 

COMMENTARY

I remember having a one-on-one interview with NFL legend Jim Brown in his Hollywood Hills home. He invited me to his house and gave me unexpected access to him and his life.

I asked him why, he said: “We have to tell and document our own history.”

That interjection from Brown has stuck with me my entire

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Obama, Ali helps London welcome the world

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COMMENTARY

LONDON — It was a no-win situation for London’s 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, simply because there was no way they could quite outdo what the world’s largest country (China) did during the 2008 Games in Beijing.

I sat in the Olympic Birdcage Stadium in Beijing in complete amazement and wonderment at the Chinese’s’ innovative aer

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Berry makes most of opportunity

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Qunitin Berry connects. — Dan Graschuck photos

Tigers Ouintin Berry had to take a circuitous route to earning a spot in Major League Baseball (MLB).

At the age of 27, spending seven years and over 700 games in the minor leagues, and bouncing around four organizations the previous two years, one would think that a player like Berry would find himself

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit