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Spotlight: Tyler Perry

Spotlight: Tyler Perry

Although he is only 42 years old, and made his debut as a film director, producer, screenplay writer, actor, playwright and songwriter in 2005, Tyler Perry’s output has been so prolific — some would call it Herculean — that in several respects he seems like a veteran in the world of filmmaking and play and TV producing.

Clearly Perry, born Emmitt

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Rep. Gary Peters guest speaker at Small business lending forum

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A small business lending forum recently took place in Oak Park with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D- Bloomfield Township) as the special guest speaker.

Peters serves on two committees relevant to small business: the Financial Services Committee and the Small Business Committee. The latter oversees the Small Business Administration. He told the business

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Calvin Johnson: ‘Right in the mix of the NFL hype machine’

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The NFL dead season is still the alive season. Nobody markets themselves better than the NFL with its hype machine churning constantly all year, but during late June and early July with the offseason workouts completed, the players and coaches scatter to all parts of the globe to wind down a bit before the training camps open in late July.

While

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Payne-Pulliam school has been educating adults since 1976

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Since 1976, the Payne-Pulliam School of Trade and Commerce — the old fashioned-looking two story building at 2345 Cass — has provided post-secondary education to Detroiters.

“All our students are generally past high school age,” said Freddie M. Lindsay-Payne, vice president/coordinator.

Many people may not realize the school is open because they

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit