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Black Chamber Demands Economic Justice

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Amid the hustle and bustle of a downtown Detroit in transformation, African-American business owners, along with other minority-owned companies, stood in harmony at a recent press conference to make a compelling case for inclusion in the city’s expanding economic rebirth.

Organized by the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), the press

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

‘We Earned Our Pensions’

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Gail Turner (left) and Brenda Goss Andrews have both given decades of service to the city of Detroit. – Andre Smith photos

Roughly 25,000 retirees stand to lose their pensions and health care in a city that is in bankruptcy now, trying to decipher its future in bankruptcy court.

That is the message leaders of the Retired Detroit Police Members

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Honest Government Is Better Detroit

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Innovative good governance summit to address public trust, private sector role

 

Detroit, there is an urgent need for an open, transparent and an integrity driven government at city hall, especially at a time when Detroit, come November, will be seeking political leadership in a new mayor and new city council by districts.

Truth be told, Detroit has

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

President Obama remains the Tough Guy after Syrian Deal is Reached

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In any movie, tv show or book, the toughest guy is always the one that never actually has to draw his weapon. In old western movies, you always knew who the tough guy was, he just walked into the bar and everybody started finishing their drinks and running. You watch “The Wire” and all somebody had to yell was “Omar’s coming” and folks scattered. B

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit