From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds
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From ‘Crack Baby’ to Mentor, Shawn Blanchard Defies the Odds

By Edward Henderson (The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, NNPA Member) The term ‘crack baby’…

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Goldman Sachs’ “10,000 Small Businesses” Program Spurs Economic Growth
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Goldman Sachs’ “10,000 Small Businesses” Program Spurs Economic Growth

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) In 2010, Goldman Sachs launched the “10,000…

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Black Founders Praise Chase’s $100 Million Investment in Detroit Businesses
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Black Founders Praise Chase’s $100 Million Investment in Detroit Businesses

[BLACKENTERPRISE.COM] Detroit leaders and organizations are working with JPMorgan Chase to deploy the bank’s $100…

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Ford, GM Score High Diversity Marks
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Ford, GM Score High Diversity Marks

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Contributing Writer For the nation’s automakers, diversity is measured in…

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11-Year-Old Detroit Boy Charged With Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of 3-Year-Old
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11-Year-Old Detroit Boy Charged With Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of 3-Year-Old

(The Root) – An 11-year-old Detroit boy has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting…

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Detroit: Rebuilding and Ready for a Comeback
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Detroit: Rebuilding and Ready for a Comeback

“It takes heart to fight something that so many consider a lost cause. A strong…

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Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Drugs and Shot at People While Growing Up in Detroit
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Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Drugs and Shot at People While Growing Up in Detroit

(Bleacher Report) – With his entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August,…

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Tragedies Unite Suburban, Inner-City Detroit Families Seeking Justice
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Tragedies Unite Suburban, Inner-City Detroit Families Seeking Justice

(Chicago Tribune) – Residents and activists fanned out at a busy intersection on Detroit’s east…

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Nation’s Largest Black History Museum Struggles to Remain Open
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Nation’s Largest Black History Museum Struggles to Remain Open

Kimberly Hayes Taylor, THE GRIO     DETROIT (TheGrio.com) — Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams…

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Whites Moving to Detroit, City That Epitomized White Flight
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Whites Moving to Detroit, City That Epitomized White Flight

COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Whites are moving back to the American city…

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