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Gordy explains Ross relationship

With "Motown: The Musical" doing so well on Broadway, once again there is a focus not only on the legendary record company, but on the relationship between Motown founder/president Berry Gordy and the superdiva Diana Ross as well.
There are those who believe that the Supremes, the most successful female vocal group of all time, received the most

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

The New Co/Op Optical rebuilds its brand in Detroit, emerges with Women in Leadership

Many would concur that Detroit has had more than its share of obstacles, setbacks and defeats. And for those that are able to look beyond the current status quo, there‘s a glimmer of hope that resonates “you can’t keep a good city down.”

There are good things happening in Detroit, and good people that stand behind a quality product that’s m

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

The Great Gastby: The Ploy For African American Dollars

 

The roaring 20’s a time when alcohol and gambling was illegal, morality low and segregation high. Yet, in Baz Luhrmann’s film adaption of the Great Gatsby, love and recapturing the past is a focal point.

From a cinematic perspective, if you are a fan of Luhrmann’s other films, Moulin Rouge and Romeo and Juliet—in which Leonard DiCaprio also sta

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

RNC chair stops in Detroit to woo Black voters

After taking a severe beating in the last presidential election, the Republican National Committee seems to be changing strategy by reaching out to constituent voters normally outside of GOP reach.

Party Chairman Reince Priebus made a recent visit to Detroit where he talked to the party leadership about the Republicans’ Growth and Opportunity Plan.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit