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The Wolverine Bar Association was established by African American attorneys who practice throughout the state of Michigan. The Wolverine Bar Foundation serves as the charitable arm of the Wolverine Bar Association. The foundation supports and creates programs that raise money to provide law students scholarship opportunities, pipeline programming that educates and host programs that educate…

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Last week, hip-hop superproducer Dr. Dre was reported as becoming hip-hop’s first billionaire following Apple’s purchase of his Beats Electronics headphone brand. Though it was later disputed–Dre reportedly only netted around $800 million from the deal–the news put Dre in a new and even more exclusive economic bracket. The mayor of Compton, California, Aja Brown says she wants to give Dr. Dre a key to the city, according to TMZ.

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Brooklyn Castle is a documentary about a team of unlikely middle school chess players, and in the film a star is born, Rochelle Ballantyne, 17, who is poised to becomethe world’s first black female chess master. Ballantyne’s late grandmother introduced her to chess, and encouraged the teen to become a chess master. “When I first…

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