National

Detroit Starts Down the Road to Recovery, Respect

COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The largest U.S. city to endure bankruptcy has exited insolvency $7 billion lighter in debt, but the effects of civic neglect linger for many in Detroit who still fall asleep to echoes of gunfire and awake surrounded by Read More

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Op-Ed

Detroit: Death Certificate or Rebirth?

Blackonomics By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Will the largest city in history to file bankruptcy receive a death certificate, or will this action result in a new birth certificate for the Motor City?  Of course, a city as large and as well situated as Detroit Read More

Business

Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

[Black Enterprise] The City of Detroit’s filing of Chapter 9 bankruptcy may be a blessing in disguise for Detroit’s business community, according to Michigan Business and Professional Association President and CEO Jennifer Kluge. “The business community long ago committed to re-developing the City of Detroit,” said Kluge. “With the City’s path Read More