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When people think of the word “millennials,” many people tend to think about a generation that is thought to be entitled, self-absorbed, lazy, and most importantly, that takes too many selfies. While a few of these labels apply to some millennials, the Michigan Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 Awards recipients debunk these stereotypes in every way…

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According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months, and while the number of Blacked-owned businesses in the U.S. is on the rise, the numbers are still significantly disproportionate in comparison to those owned by non-Black owners. Chief operations officer Rod Brown the award-winning tech company, OnceLogix, is…

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Arguably one of the most important elements in Detroit’s worldwide acclaim is the success of Motown Records and the legendary and iconic artists and music the city produced. This weekend, Cynthia Reeves is offering people around the world a once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a piece of that history with the auctioning of the estate of Berry Gordy…

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Making strides to serve the city and enhance the lives of its community members, Detroit-based nonprofit, Neighborhood Service Organization, will hold its annual Handlebars for the Homeless bicycle tour. The 15-mile guided tour of the city will be held on Aug. 6 and will feature some of the hidden gems in Detroit communities, including the Sherwood…

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  Committed to the development and enrichment of typically underserved communities, UAW-Ford has been and continues to be diligent in its efforts to give back to the community. In honor of Black History Month, UAW-Ford continued its community service initiative by debuting its poetry and writing contest for students ages 8-18. Children of active and retired…

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  For brides and grooms-to-be, wedding planning can be incredibly stressful, especially when it comes to finding the perfect venue. “The venue is where the majority of the wedding day is spent, where most pictures are taken, where the food and drink set the tone. It’s the beginning of life as husband and wife,” said…

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A total 73 of the 5000 companies on Inc. magazine’s 2016 Inc.5000 list are owned by Black CEOs. Inc. 5000 companies “are the superheroes of the U.S. economy.” Per the publication, they are “America’s fastest-growing private companies [which] wield powers like strategy, service and innovation.” Although 73 companies out of 5000 is only 1.5 percent,…

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