Election Day 2013: 7 questions raised and answered regarding minorities

Now that the smoke has cleared from the fracas of midterm political campaigns during Election Day 2013, there were several important and interesting questions answered as it pertains to minorities, and more specifically African Americans, around the nation. Let’s take a look at seven of those issues:

Detroit elects 1st white mayor in 40 years, Michael Duggan

Now there really is a new era beginning in Detroit. The Motor city, which became the largest municipality in U.S. history to declare bankruptcy this past summer, has now elected the first white politician to be mayor in four decades. Michael E. Duggan, the former chief executive of the Detroit Medical Center who halted the dangerous hemorrhaging […]

Twitter erupts over ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s 28-year prison sentence

About a decade ago, when legendary radio deejay Tom Joyner was asked whom he thought would become the first black president of the United States, two words bolted out of his mouth before the question was complete: Kwame Kilpatrick. That’s just how well thought of he was back then. And Joyner was far from alone with […]

Powerful African Americans to Know in the Automotive Industry

Make no mistake about it: the cars are the stars. This is true whether you are on the road or if you attend the world’s largest and most prestigious car exhibition, the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit every January. Often overlooked or lost in the public’s fascination with these aerodynamic wonder on wheels, […]

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