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‘Pa-Pa, hold my hand’

The advantage of becoming more experienced in life is the ability to value every moment I have to spend my grandchildren. There is nothing more precious than to be able to pass on the love, pride and nurture; the lessons offered and the legacy created by my father and grandfather from my generation to my children’s offspring. This impact of

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Mississippi abolishes slavery ... at last (video)

After seeing the controversail hit movie Lincoln, a university professor decided to do some digging into Mississippi's record on the abolition of slavery and the ratification of the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery. The University of Mississippi neurobiology professor discovered in his research that while the state did not ratify the 13th

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Tensions high in Democratic Party

Photo credit: LON JOHNSON, the favorite to become chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party who is touting himself as a change agent, sat down on Monday with Bankole Thompson, editor of the Michigan Chronicle, for an exclusive interview ahead of the party’s convention this weekend at Cobo Hall. The party faithful, election and p

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Governor Rick Snyder to Address Detroit Finances

With less than thirty days left to decide on whether or not Detroit will have an emergency manager, Governor Rick Snyder is set to address the media in an afternoon round table to discuss the city's finances.

Snyder is not expected to make the official announcement, but rather will offer an update on where things currently

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit