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Courtney B. Vance :Detroit-born and an actor for all seasons

Courtney B. Vance — the B stands for Bernard — has come a very long way since his days as a student at Detroit Country Day School, a highly regarded university preparatory school.

Today he ranks among the most accomplished and respected actors — Black, White or otherwise — in Hollywood, with a list of movie, television and stage credits that is, to

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Black public relations professionals present PR Revitalization Day Summit

 

 

The National Black Public Relations Society – Detroit Chapter (NBPRS) is pleased to announce Public Relations Revitalization – Exploring New Age Practices to Reach Global Success event. This day long summit will take place on Saturday, May 18th at the historic Detroit Public Library (Explorers room) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ti

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Fantasia entering a new era

Not long ago Stephanie Mills had an album titled “Born For This.” She was — and so was Fantasia, the season 3 “American Idol” winner whose brand new album, “Side Effects of You,” had an amazingly successful debut and might surpass the sales of her first three albums.

People are still talking about Fantasia’s recent powerhouse performance on “

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

EFM Report: Detroit Should Get Out of Power Supply Business

 

The current state of Detroit’s electricity grid is not only unreliable but a burden to the city and its residents and the maintenance of the public lighting system has cause the city to continue to operate at a loss, according to a new report emergency financial manager Kevyn Orr will release Monday to the public.

 

The

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit