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Ryan Leslie: The road to glory

Mega producer, hip-hop artist, writer, instrumentalist and philanthropist Ryan Leslie has a penchant for world travel with Brussels, Switzerland, Holland, and Austria being some of the places he frequents. At an impressionable 19 years old, the Political Science and Macro Economics major graduated from Harvard and quickly developed his own

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit's in uncharted waters

Last week at Cadillac Place, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder named for the first time an emergency financial manager for Detroit, a move that was strongly opposed by those who saw it as a blatant disregard for the voting rights of Detroiters who through the ballot box for decades have been electing their officials through the power of the vote.

That

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kevyn Orr: 'Everything is on the table'

Kevyn Orr, the Washington, D.C. bankruptcy attorney named by Governor Rick Snyder as the Emergency Financial Manager of Detroit beginning March 25, said during an exclusive interview with Bankole Thompson, editor of the Michigan Chronicle, that everything is on the table to get Detroit’s finances straightened out. That includes b

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder plays economic matchmaker during two-day jobs summit

In an effort to begin matching Michigan's talent to available jobs, Gov. Rick Snyder kicked off a two-day jobs summit this week at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Stressing that the state is "loaded with talent", Snyder's biggest idea revolved around ensuring that Michigan doesn't lose its youth due to limited opportunities. The first

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit