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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

Kanye West rants about MTV's Hottest MC's list

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Kanye West is not feeling MTV’s Hottest MC’s in the Game VIII list, especially his ranking as #7. The list, which aired on MTV Jams on Sunday revealed the rappers that ranked from #10 to #4. Thus the far the list goes as follows:

#4. Nas
#5. Drake
#6. Big Sean
#7. Kanye West
#8. A$AP Rocky

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Never too many cooks in the kitchen

Jo Coleman and Cassandra Morrison opened their Southfield based business, The Culinary Studio, in 2011 after realizing there was a need for an environment for culinary professionals to mass produce their products without incurring the full expense of a full blown brick and mortar establishment.

Morrison, a personal chef who was

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Game over for Detroit leaders

Hip-hop sensation Jay-Z in his lyric from “Run This Town” called himself “the only rapper to rewrite history without a pen.” That statement is only true if you believe in his linguistic prowess, and his attempt to weave critical race questions into his music to show the lowest ebbs of his former urban existence.

In Detroit, the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit