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Thu04172014

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy: Bringing a Quality Education and Jobs to Detroit

Jalen Rose speaks to students and parents about his charter school in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

I grew up on the northwest side of Detroit.  My mother, a factory worker for Chrysler, raised me to be the man I am today.  Although there were times we went with no heat, I remember how hard she worked to provide for my brothers, sister and me.  Th

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Does Race of Boston Suspects Matter


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The 99-day challenge - Part 4: User Friendly

The fact that race in America is socially constructed (not biologically-based) is a settled debate – at least in the halls of academia.  But for those who remain unconvinced of this important sociological idea about race, you need look no further than the media (and social media) coverage of (the identities of) theBoston Marathon bombing suspects.

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Ricin suspect freed, marshals say; attorney says he was set up (video)

 

 

 

 

(CNN) -- The Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been released from federal custody, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.
Paul Kevin Curtis, an Elvis impersonator from Corinth, Mississippi, was charged with sending a threat to the president last week after

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Recycling in Detroit: You made it happen

In 2006, The City of Detroit was the largest City in the United States without a municipal recycling program. The Detroit Public Schools, the largest school district in Michigan, did not recycle. By 2013, this has all changed…


Now, each Saturday, Recycle Here! is packed with over 1,100 recyclers, greeted by art and music. There is curbside

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