Sat04192014

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

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The Music Of Detroit: It's Not Just Motown

 

When the city is Detroit and the subject is music, the first thing that comes to mind is Motown. That is not surprising considering the fact that Motown is almost as synonymous with Detroit as cars, and its impact is never-ending.
However, what the city has produced in the past and has to offer in the present goes far

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Course to help Entrepreneurs

 

Key Financial Services presents “Fundamentals of Small Business Ownership.” This 12-week course prepares you to be a successful entrepreneur. You will not only learn the fundamentals of starting a business, but will leave with a better understanding of what it takes to start and maintain a successful business.
The

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Reflections: Going too far

 

When two artists who are not known for having class get together for a performance, you can expect them to excite most of their staunch fans and simultaneously turn off — and embarrass — a lot of other people.
Such was the case when hard-core rapper/singer Nicki Minaj and gangsta rapper Lil Wayne performed at the

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DEGC and REVOLVE Livernois to transform Livernois Avenue Leveraging private capital to help ...

 

Businesses come in all shapes and sizes and in my business that requires a range of programs to keep Michigan’s economy growing. Too often when you hear about economic development the focus is on corporate names we all know.
But most of MEDC’s work is in helping smaller businesses to get beyond tough situations that can

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