Tue04152014

Jazzed Up: Detroit Jazz Festival

 

Jazz can never be put in a box. It cannot be classified as one musical genre, style or artist. It takes its rightful place in modern music traditions and legacies. As eclectic as it is electric, jazz is resilient and proudly confident wherever it is played. The Detroit Jazz Festival is Detroit and has been for 34 years, never

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Reflections: A new Mo’Nique

 

“Where Did Our Love Go?” is the classic song that ignited the Supremes’ career and at the same time sparked the Motown explosion of the 1960s.
Well, in reference to the weight loss of Mo’Nique, that song title could be altered to “Where Did Her Weight Go?” The comedienne/actress has lost 80 pounds (so far).
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Monaco Builds Anticipation for the Detroit Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix Formula One World Championship just ended with Monaco's own Nico Rosberg - Team Mercedes - as the winner.  My adrenaline heightened while I sat on the edge of my couch as the drivers raced around all 78 laps of the 2 mile street-circuit track.  (Rosberg completed the last lap in 1 minute, 3.876 seconds - a little more

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NABOB targeting $750 mil in federal advertising dollars for Black owned radio, TV

The federal government is one of the nation's largest buyers of advertising, and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters is asking why more of the hundreds of millions in public dollars aren't going to African-American owned broadcasting outlets. The group is targeting federal agencies that approve the allocation of ad

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Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne Honored by Sons of Italy Foundation

(Photo credit:  Monica Morgan)  The Sons of Italy Foundation, a leading Italian-American philanthropic organization recently honored three leaders in public service, business and entertainment at its 25th Anniversary National Education & Leadership Awards Gala held in Washington, DC.  Sergio Marchione, chairman & CEO of Chrysler Gr

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