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Temptation’s Singer Otis ‘Damon’ Harris Dead At 62

BALTIMORE — Otis “Damon” Harris, a former member of the Motown group The Temptations, has died of prostate cancer. He was 62.

Chuck Woodson, a cousin serving as family spokesman, confirmed that Harris died at a Baltimore hospice last week.

Harris performed with the celebrated Motown act The Temptations from 1971 to 1975 and sang on hits including

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Missed Signals

Kimberly Montgomery’s refusal to see things negatively was a huge advantage to her over the years. That is, however, until she didn’t take the signs of a heart attack or her family history seriously, and it almost cost her life.

When Kimberly became ill one afternoon after a hot yoga class, she came up with many explanations

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Slavery lessons in elementary math class sparks outcry

By Laura Ly Special to CNN

(CNN) -- A math homework assignment that asked fourth grade students to tally the number of slaves on a ship has sparked outrage among parents and administrators in Manhattan. The assignment was devised by another group of students, after they apparently expressed interest in the transatlantic slave trade. It required

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Make Fitness a Family Affair

Today childhood obesity is a major concern among parents and the medical community. This generation of kids is less active and more obese than any generation before.

Wouldn't it be great if your kids naturally enjoyed exercise? If this were the case, childhood obesity wouldn't be the looming problem that it is.

As adults,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit