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Detroit residents protest emergency financial manager law

Is an emergency financial manager an attack on voting rights?

That is exactly what some Detroiters believe.

Just one day after Mayor Dave Bing stated an EFM is all but a done deal, protesters took to the streets to call on the Justice Department to intervene.

City residents rallied in front of 211 W. Fort Street, where the offices of federal

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Power at your fingertips

 

Did you know that tens of thousands of new products are introduced to consumer markets around the world every year? It could be a new flavor of ice cream, a fancy new electronic gadget or the latest shade of red lipstick that not only moisturizes, but practically stays on for life. Then poof! You turn around and your new favorite

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

EAA student assessments show growth in reading and math achievement levels

(Photo credit: Nolan Middle School teacher Sara Gleason talking with student Trumia Smith.)

Reading scores show 27 percent of students and mathematics scores show 22 percent of students who have already achieved one or more year’s growth

The Education Achievement Authority of Michigan (EAA) today announced gains in

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit entrepreneur was first African American female to own McDonald’s

“Why not go out on the limb, isn’t that where the fruit is?” To some this may be just a quote but for McDonald’s owner-operator Yvonne Knox, these words are the daily mantra that has fueled and inspired her remarkable business journey. These words speak to walking out on faith and taking risks to achieve ultimate success, something that has been se

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit