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GUEST EDITORIAL:  Eric Holder stood tall for justice

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Black American leadership too often is taken for granted. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation from office not because of malfeasance or wrong-doing, but because of his resolve to leave office after serving six years, the third-longest tenure in history. Being the nation’s top law enforcement officer was not an easy job, yet he stood tall for the principles ...

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Judge clears way for perpetual emergency management of Detroit Public Schools

On Oct. 1, Ingham County Judge Joyce Draganchuk ruled against the Detroit Public School Board's vote to remove Emergency Manger Jack Martin. Judge Draganchuk told board members that emergency management can remain in effect beyond a manager's 18-month contractual term, if the governor decides to appoint a new manager. ...

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Saving the Dunbar

Last month, a historic African American hospital was to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Dunbar Hospital, located in rapidly gentrifying Midtown, seemed to be a symbol of the times for African Americans in Detroit. The property, at 580 Frederick, was listed with the Wayne County Treasurer and fetched a $195,000 bid before a last minute effort pulled the site from auction. ...

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