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Motown Memories - In Black and White

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Some things never go out of style. Love. Jeans. T-shirts. Quality. Class. Manners. Physical fitness. And we can’t leave out Motown because no record company has ever had such lasting impact. It is woven into the fabric of America.

When you hear a song by the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, Smokey Robinson &

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Riverfront promises a new day for Detroit

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Inbound traffic to downtown Detroit where sidewalks are packed with people is increasing thanks to blockbuster events like the Detroit River Days Festival. The one-of-a-kind festival along Detroit’s riverfront attracted thousands of visitors last weekend, lured by such attractions as tall ships, towering sand sculptures, live concerts and various

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

NBA indeed survives labor trouble Heat, Thunder thrill NBA fans in Finals

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There was a tumultuous 149-day lockout and the public outrage about it, which I never understood. It is the American way to engage in labor negotiations between ownership and management.

Yet when predominately African-American men stand up for a decent labor package and a share of the monetary gains from their hard efforts on the basketball court,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

A candid conversation with Gov. Rick Snyder

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Gov. Rick Snyder sat down with Chronicle editor Bankole Thompson for an exclusive interview Monday afternoon at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The governor talked about an array of issues, all with direct impact on the city of Detroit. Following are excerpts.

Asked if the consent agreement is going to have a significant

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit