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The Damaging Effects Of Gangsta Rap

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Gangsta rap has been defined as “a subgenre of hip-hop music that evolved from hardcore hip-hop and purports to reflect urban crime and the violent lifestyles of inner city youths.”

The negativity inherent in that definition could not be any more clear, and the fact that the music has been embraced by so many young African-Americans, especially

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Is That Phone Call Worth The Risk?

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Distracted driving is extremely dangerous and can cause personal injury and property damage. Drivers who use hand-held devices are four times as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. (1) Even with a hands-free device, multi-tasking while driving could have serious consequences.

You’ve seen it before: a vehicle near you is w

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Reflections: Just what we (don’t) need

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I doubt there is anyone who appreciates YouTube more than yours truly. And no one could argue with the organization promoting itself as “the world’s go-to music destination.”

However, one more music awards show just adds to the surplus.

It was announced recently that the first annual YouTube Music Awards will take place on Nov. 3, primarily from New

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kevin Tolbert, A Rising Star In United Auto Workers

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Union leadership, by nature, is a concept whereby people look beyond themselves and their own wants and desires for something that is different and bigger than they are. Where selflessness and fighting for the greater good take center stage. Where lifting others up and realizing the infinite possibilities of a unified front become hallmark traits.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit