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Emergency manager opponents step up protests to new laws

As Michigan's new emergency manager and right-to-work laws both kicked in on March 28, Detroit protesters took to the streets to voice their opposition to the new legislation.

On Thursday, National Action Network founder Al Sharpton announced the filing of a lawsuit challenging the legality of Public Act 436, the new EM law

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kwame Kilpatrick's request for bond release denied

Kwame Kilpatrick is pulling out all the stops to get out of jail, at least temporarily. His latest attempt, however has failed.

The ex-mayor's request for release on bond until sentencing has been denied by a federal court judge. U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds made the decision, citing Kilpatrick's criminal record and a

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Tyler Perry premieres ‘Temptation’ in Atlanta

The highly anticipated new Tyler Perry film “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” was premiered in Atlanta last week at a star-studded event that brought paparazzi out of the woodwork.

The movie, which goes wide on March 29, stars Jurnee Smollet-Bell (“The Great Debaters”), Lance Gross (“House of Payne”), Robbie Jones (“90210”), Kim Kard

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Restoring Detroit's historic beauty: Alden Park Towers renovation now underway

One of Detroit’s longest standing riverfront residences is getting a major upgrade.

Colorado-based Triton Properties just recently announced plans to renovate Alden Park Towers. Soon to be changed to simply “Alden Towers”, the property will get much more than a new name.

Since purchasing the buildings in August 2012,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit