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Hair Fun, Hair Mysteries and Hair Don'ts

Part of the nature of show business is for performers to “look different.” That is what the public expects. Take clothing, for example. If people go to a concert — rock concerts generally excluded — they do not want to see the performers wearing things they just saw last weekend at JC Penney, Sears or wherever. Which is the main reason why enterta

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Pistons go big in 2012 Draft

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JOE DUMARS (From left), Andre Drummond, Khris Middleton, Kim English and coach Lawrence Frank. – Andre Smith photo

From the University of Connecticut the Detroit Pistons in the 2012 NBA Draft selected center Andre Drummond with the ninth overall pick on the first round.

Drummond, 18, is the draft’s second-youngest player, after of course, Anthony D

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Black judges salute legendary legal luminary Damon Keith at Hartford

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JUDGE DAMON J. KEITH (seated center, left) with members of the Michigan Black Judges Association.

 

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE

Nearly 30 judges from courtrooms across the state attended the special 90th birthday celebration service for Judge Damon J. Keith, senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court at Hartford

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit area’s Black high unemployment rate falls

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The Detroit metro region fell from the highest Black unemployment rate in the country to fourth among the nation’s largest cities but it remains very high at 18.1 percent, a new issue brief from the Economic Policy Institute finds.

In 2011, the Black unemployment rate in Detroit was lower than that of Chicago, Los Angeles and Las Vegas — which r

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit