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Black businesses benefit from Energy efficiency movement

Black businesses benefit from Energy efficiency movement

Life is a succession of fortunate circumstances. And when former Governor Jennifer Granholm issued an executive order, just before the 2006 campaign, calling for the creation of a “21st Century Energy Plan for Michigan” — the mission being to find alternative energy sources and greater energy efficiency — Louis E. James knew he had to

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Rosa Parks celebrates 100th birthday

Rosa Parks celebrates 100th birthday

SPECIAL BLACK HISTORY REPORT

Rosa Parks, the mother of the Civil Rights Movement, would have turned 100 on Feb 4.

The courageous woman’s refusal to give up her seat to a White man on a municipal bus led to the famous Montgomery Bus Boycott, which launched the Civil Rights Movement and placed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. into the national spotlight.

Mrs

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Keeping Connected

Keeping Connected

Once rejected, now connected, Detroit is making a unique footprint on defining urban culture. With the announcement of the M-1 rail system, the city of Detroit is not only on the edge of becoming the business address of 25,000 new downtown residents, 200 new storefront businesses along Woodward Avenue and 20,000 new workers, but of

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Former FBI chief, others wage battle on elusive crime

Former FBI chief, others wage battle on elusive crime

According to Andrew Arena, executive director of the Detroit Crime Commission (DCC), the mission of the DCC is to look at criminal enterprises that are flying under the radar, and which law enforcement can’t get to, as well as quality of life issues around the city.

Arena, former director of the Detroit FBI Office, said the DCC

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit