Snyder-aide Rich Baird Mercedes SUV not registered in Michigan

Snyder-aide Rich Baird Mercedes SUV not registered in Michigan

"Unless the governor's Transformation Manager can find someone else to blame for the problem by Monday, this misdemeanor "threatens to put Gov. Rick Snyder's administration on the ...

Hispanic heritage celebrated at Ford Field

Hispanic heritage celebrated at Ford Field

2014 Hispanic Heritage Day will feature ABC News’ Jim Avila and former U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral as the keynote speakers, along with a live musical performance by Mexican ...

Detroit’s culture giants collaborate on film honoring revolutionary artist Raz Baaba Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts

Detroit’s culture giants collaborate on film honoring revolutionary artist Raz Baaba Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts

The film premiere, which begins at 2 p.m., is free and open to the public and accompanies a new exhibit of Ibn Pori’s paintings. ...

Cass Tech hosts MC Hammer tech talk with Detroit students

Cass Tech hosts MC Hammer tech talk with Detroit students

Over the years, Hammer has reinvented himself as an icon in the business world and visionary assisting startup technology companies. The event was presented by Digital Undivided, a ...

Historic Detroit center hosts winter clothing drive

Historic Detroit center hosts winter clothing drive

The Conscious Corner Cafe and Rhyme and Reason community venue will host the upcoming winter clothing drive, Sept. 21, from 1-4 p.m. ...

Detroit area painter grows wise by unlearning

Detroit area painter grows wise by unlearning

“Until Something Else Comes Along:” a survey of Garnder’s work is on display at the 9338 campau gallery through Sept. 20. Gardner will give an artist’s talk and gallery tour Sept. ...

EDITORIAL: Republicans, the new minorities with more control

EDITORIAL: Republicans, the new minorities with more control

Nationally, the Republican Party has been criticized for leading a number of efforts that have made it harder for young people, poor and people of color to vote including enacting ...

Faruq Z. Bey, 1942-2012

Faruq Z. Bey, a dedicated Islamist and influential jazz saxophonist, joined the ancestors June 1 He was 70. Bey was born Feb. 4, 1942 to Jesse Davis, Sr. and Lina Davis, both now deceased. Faruq served in the U.S. Navy and the Air Force and was discharged honorably. He accepted Islam as a way of life in 1968 and was one of the founding fathers of the Masjid As Salaam Community. He made important contributio ...

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New Detroit

There is a plan for Detroit and its outline is beginning to emerge. The executors are Gov. Rick Snyder and former Democratic candidate for governor and current state treasurer Andy Dillon. The Republican legislature is on board. And since council and the mayor signed away much of their authority with the Consent Agreement, there are few stops. In upcoming years, look for Lansing to guide the resources and p ...

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South Africa to demand labels on Israeli-made goods

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN Products made in Israel would be distinguished from those made in the occupied Palestinian territories under a proposal that is drawing charges of anti-Semitism against the trade minister, Rob Davies. Davis strongly rejected the charges leveled by the Israeli foreign ministry and raised at a press conference this week when he was asked by an Israel TV reporter w ...

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‘Feed the People’

Detroit’s Red Carpet Backyard BBQ was held Memorial Day at Cass Park. The free event, sponsored by the United Supreme Council Northern Jurisdiction of Masons and the Shumake Friends & Family Foundation, fed many in the Detroit community and provided attendees with bags of groceries. Robert Shumake, founder of SFFF and USCNJM, says the event was created as a response to the economic downturn affecting ci ...

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Fake drugs flood Africa as nations squabble over laws

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN Counterfeit medicines pose a serious threat to public health. Perhaps 15 percent of the global drug supply is counterfeit, rising in parts of Africa and Asia to over 50 percent. But efforts at making counterfeiting a crime and pursuing perpetrators across national borders have been stymied by foot-dragging among western nations and drug companies, among others. ...

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Protestors storm National Palace of Mali, viciously beat president

By Fungai Maboreke Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network Just hours after a West African peace committee flew out of the country feeling success at their venture, hundreds of Malian supporters of the recent military coup invaded the national palace and beat the interim President Dioncounda Traore within an inch of his life. Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra expressed deep dismay at the a ...

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Some may see double during WCCCD’s 43rd commencement

Wayne County Community College District graduating class of 2012 will set a new record in the school’s 45-year history when more than 2,600 receive their degrees and certificates at Ford Field By David C. Butty DETROIT — Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) has been recognized as a leader in the state and nation offering innovative programs. The District takes great pride in educating the workfor ...

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Greater Detroit Restoration Coalition

Malik Shabazz, who heads The Greater Detroit Restoration Coalition Project, referenced Booker T. Washington’s famous statement, “Cast down your buckets where you are,” and then added, “We love Detroit and we aren’t going to leave it.” This is their philosophy and they were demonstrating their beliefs as they boarded up three houses and cleaned up the landscaping around the houses. This is one stop in the pr ...

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Tell Flagstar Bank: Keep Jennifer Britt and her family in their home

Protest Jennifer’s eviction hearing June 1 at 10 a.m. outside 36th District Court, 421 Madison Ave., Detroit Since her husband died in 2006, Jennifer Britt has struggled to save her home in Detroit’s Rosedale Park, where she lives with her son, daughter, mother and uncle. With money from her husband’s life insurance policy, she paid Flagstar Bank $26,000 to avoid default. When Flagstar raised the monthly mo ...

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City officials break ground on Public Safety Headquarters

Staff report DETROIT — Mayor Dave Bing, joined by Police Chief Ralph Godbee, Fire Commissioner Dan Austin and other city, state and federal officials, announced May 29 the groundbreaking of the city’s new multimillion dollar public safety headquarters. Mayor Bing says the $60 million dollar project will be completed by summer 2013. Proceeds of the Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds issued by the city in ...

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