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Arguably Detroit’s hardest working woman, Melanie Williams has just about seen and done it all. As the CEO of Guru Public Relations, Events and Concierge LLC, Williams juggles an array of clients in numerous industries including entertainment, healthcare, non-profits, and technology. A 2007 graduate of Wayne State University, the 30-something PR specialist has been called the Olivia…

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Another warrior for Black rights has made his transition to the spirits of our ancestors. Esteemed scholar and an original member of the Black Panther Party Dr. Ahmad Rahman died last Monday, he was 64. Rahman was born in 1951 in Chicago, from an early age Rahman exhibited high intellect. As a high school student…

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Wayne State University’s Achievement Group hosted a campus charity meet and greet with Hustle Gang hip-hop recording artist B.o.B on Saturday Nov. 14, 2014. The event was sponsored by local Detroit radio station FM 98.9 WJLB with popular radio personality Big Dawg Blast on site to host. B.o.B is currently a part of the “No…

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On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, the citizens of Detroit will select their next mayor. This is a crucial decision in the wake of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s failed administration. Kilpatrick was recently sentenced to 28 years in federal prison. Mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon has made reviving Detroit his priority. A Detroit native, he’s garnered support from…

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Toya Wright spent the day talking with Detroit students about their physical, emotional, and financial statuses. Auditoriums at Davenport and Wayne State Universities were filled with excited students who participated in three days of rapid HIV testing. As Toya shared personal stories, students tweeted, posted, and texted the lessons learned to friends. Know your VIP…

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Toya Wright hits the “D” with Rolling Out On Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013, New York Times bestselling author and reality TV star Toya Wright and rolling out hit the city of Detroit to support the Detroit Recovery Project’s VIP Status Program, an HIV awareness and testing initiative. A diva in her own right, she was glammed as always and…

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Check out the events happening in your city.   Donate a coat and take part in the MLK Day of Service 2012. (16301 Ford Rd., Dearborn, Mich., 48228; 18000 Vernier Rd., Eastland Shopping Center, Harper Woods, Mich., 48225, 9321 Telegraph Rd., Redford, Mich., 48239, 28746 Dequindre Rd., Warren, Mich., 48092) Jan. 1 to Jan. 16 Donate…

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Humble beginnings like growing up in a housing project in Detroit, might lay the groundwork for a young African American man to rationalize a life of under achievement and a lack of accomplishment. Or it could work to the contrary and compel a young man to excel, defy the odds, determine his destiny and elevate…

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Reginald Turner is by all accounts, a man of enormous credibility who is true to his calling — the practice of law as public service. He’s got position, prestige and national prominence. A Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor reserved for less than one percent of lawyers in each state, Turner was listed…

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