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Team Plays With Heavy Heart After Head Coach's Death

Tuesday, Feb. 19 night marked the first time the Detroit Consortium High School Men's Basketball team returned to the court since the death of their beloved head coach, Al Anderson.

On Saturday, Anderson died suddenly of an apparent heart attack, just moments after his team won what many consider the team's best game of the season, a win over

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Race based reqeust sidelined Michigan nurse

TONYA BATTLE

 

by Ben Brumfield

CNN Writer

 (CNN) -- A nurse is suing a Michigan hospital for allegedly acquiescing to a man's race-based request that no African Americans be involved in his baby's care.

The lawsuit accuses managers at Hurley Medical Center in Flint of reassigning Tonya Battle based on the color of her skin.

The man approached Battle,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Financial Review Team Declares Detroit in 'Financial Emergency'

Officials in Lansing have determined that Detroit is in a state of 'financial emergency' with no solid plan for recovery.

The decision was made by a team of six individuals appointed by Governor Rick Snyder in December to review the city's finances. The governor will use the findings to decide whether or not to appoint an emergency manager. An

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Rihanna's River Island Collection a Horror Show at London's Fashion Week

Rihanna’s River Island collection debuted at Fashion Week in London, and received terrible reviews, with critics calling the runway show a “Horror Show”. The River Island show was not originally apart of Fashion Week, making the fact Rihanna was an hour late for a nine minute show simply appalling. And while her entrance was ba

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit