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Today, Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) made the announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2018 after a series of sexual misconduct allegations. Conyers is one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and also the longest-serving member of Congress, having been elected in 1964. Allegations of improper behavior came out recently after…

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Target announced that a dozen stores that are underperforming in sales are slated to close on Feb. 3, 2018. On the flip side, Target is opening 32 new stores in 2017, with plans to open 35 new stores in 2018. The bull’s-eye retailer’s newest small-format store in Midtown Manhattan’s Herald Square in New York recently…

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DaG

DaG is a talented producer out of Ypsilanti, Michigan, with a contagious, soulful sound. The skillful producer has produced some of the top-played cuts this year (Supakaine’s “Incense” and “What a Feeling“; and “Issues” by Young RJ feat. BJ The Chicago Kid), and now he’s planning to step out on his own. Coming from a…

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A decision by a Black sixth-grade student in Farmington Hills, Michigan to not stand during the Pledge of Allegiance has led to an assault by a teacher. Stone Chaney started classes at East Middle School recently and told the tale of a teacher who took his personal protest against the flag personally. According to Chaney,…

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police officers

A White police officer in west Michigan has filed a lawsuit against his White police chief for calling him “Kunta” and other disparaging names after the officer took an ancestry test and found out he has Black (African) blood flowing through his veins. Cleo Brown, MLive reports, took an ancestry test and shared his results with…

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  The city of Flint, Michigan has threatened thousands of homeowners with foreclosure if they continue to refuse to pay their water bills — even though it is water that remains undrinkable and dangerous without the use of a filter.    The Flint city government sent out warning notices to over 8K people demanding the money owed if they wish to avoid having a lien…

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Police are investigating the day care death of a one-year-old child in Muskegon, Michigan, and tragically the person responsible is allegedly an 8-year-old girl. Bryanna Reasonover had dropped off her son Korey Brown, 1, at the Keysha’s Keepers day care facility late Thursday evening. According to police, the alleged child suspect was dropped off around 2…

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Surgeon

Over the past few years, there has been a conspiracy theory circulating about the illegal trade of body parts. Noted Civil Rights activist and entertainer Dick Gregory has spoken at length on this subject and how the Black community is a victim of the trade. Now, further proof is coming forward that is beginning to…

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Judge Vonda Evans of the Wayne County Circuit Court in Michigan gave a firm scolding to racist cop William Melendez. Melendez was sentenced for a police beating of unarmed Black motorist Floyd Dent in Inkster, Michigan. She pulled no punches and commented on the racist culture of the Inkster police and the eyes of justice.

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Timbaland’s camp has finally responded to news reports that the superstar producer refused to perform at a recent benefit event for the Flint, Michigan water crisis because he was given the wrong brand of champagne. A number of outlets reported that Tim reneged on his scheduled 30 minute set at Bleu nightclub in Detroit on…

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