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‘They MARCHED, The White House Changed’ President Obama Salutes The King

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Editor’s note: Below are excerpts from the historic speech the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama, gave Aug. 28, 2013 at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington for Jobs and Justice at the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his immortal “I Have A Dream” speech.

To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Duggan Certified As Primary Winner

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The Board of State Canvassers unanimously voted Tuesday to certify Detroit’s primary election results, and yes, Mike Duggan was the winner of the Aug. 6 primary. Again.

In the end, Duggan got 48,716 votes compared to Benny Napoleon's 28,391.

Napoleon issued a statement after the announcement, saying:

"The state board of canvassers certification of

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Waterloo For Michigan Democrats In 2014?

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These days it’s hard to imagine what kind of campaign Michigan Democrats are running right now (if any) or plan to run in 2014 against incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder, who just dissed the Tea Party wing of his party by supporting the expansion of Medicaid for the working poor.

It’s complex to comprehend how Democrats can marshal the right candidate with

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

State Canvassers To Certify Election Tuesday

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The state board of canvassers will be in Detroit on Tuesday to officially certify the Detroit mayoral primary election.

This follows a motion to the Appeals Court Friday filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to have Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk's temporary restraining order reversed.

Draganchuk's order was made

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit