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Rosa Parks' young relative snaps adorable photo with President Obama

As black history month comes to a close, 2013's collective homage can be sealed with a shining moment for a pioneer in civil rights.

On Wednesday, feb. 27, the statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol. President Barack Obama spoke to the crowd and acknowledged the tremendous role the key figure played during the civil

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Tigers' player Miguel Cabrera parodies Rihanna (video)

Is Detroit Tigers' player Miguel Cabrera looking to start a singing career?

Not exactly. But, a new video has gone viral that features Cabrera parodying one of pop superstar Rihanna's biggest songs.

"Get Back to the Diamond" is a collection of funny shots that show the player lip-syncing with highlights of him playing in the background. Cabrera goes

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Michael Winans Jr. sentenced to 13 years in prison for ponzi scheme

A member of gospel music's most recognized families is headed to jail.

On Wednesday, Feb. 28 Michael Winans' Jr. was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for an $8 million financial scam that left his victims penniless and in despair.

U.S. District Judge Sean Cox showed no mercy, asserting that as an long-time member of

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Drive Table Tennis Social Club makes table tennis sexy

Detroiters are innovative, springing forth new business ideas from a well of experiences and creating something truly unique. Such is the case with Drive Table Tennis Social Club. If you are the Serena Williams or Andre Agassi of table tennis or just have love for the game, then this is the new hot spot in Detroit. Drive combines the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit