Category: Black Newspaper

Olympia Development awards $56M+ in contracts to Detroit businesses for Little Caesars World Headquarters construction

Detroit-based businesses are leading the way in construction of the city’s first newly-built corporate headquarters in more than a decade.

As of September 2017, more than $56 million in contracts for the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion have been awarded to Detroit-based businesses. This amount represents nearly 69 percent of the total $86 million awarded for this project so far.

Detroit ON launches mobile food and resources drive

As many prepare to host and serve delicious holiday meals and gather with loved ones, there are many people among us who may not get a chance to consume a hot meal and lack the resources to improve their quality of life.

Jordan Peele’s Thoughts On Harvey Weinstein: “First Of All, F*ck Him”

'Get Out' Q&A With Jordan Peele

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It’s no secret that a lot of people in the industry were already not too fond of Harvey Weinstein before, knowing whisperings of all of the allegations that have been coming to light for weeks now.  It’s also no secret that Weinstein is far from the only powerful industry head being accused of committing sexual assault, with powerful men from virtually every industry being thrown accusations from former co-workers left and right.

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams delivers 15,000 pounds of turkey and trimmings to needy Brooklynites

Last Friday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams distributed 15,000 pounds of food, including turkeys and healthy trimmings, to more than 100 local food pantries and houses of worship that are serving Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving.

Concert Review: One Man. One Mic. One Message: Kill Jay-Z

Photo Credit: Montez Miller

Jay-Z descended upon the Little Caesars Arena with just one message: Kill Jay-Z. The metaphoric song off his platinum album “4:44” was the perfect introduction to allowing him to introduce himself as a “here to stay” icon. The play on words in the lyrics of “Kill Jay-Z” epitomized the growth and vulnerability of the artist and man, he came to Detroit to “kill” or “slay “as wifey Bey would say.

Rihanna, Kim Kardashian And More Speak Out On #FreeCyntoiaBrown And Child Abuse

'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets' European Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

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A wave of attention is being brought to Cyntoia Brown, who is currently serving a life prison sentence  in Tennessee for the murder of Johnny Allen.

Tyra Banks Makes Triumphant Return In New ‘ANTM’ Teaser Trailer

She was gone for a minute, but she is officially back! That’s right America’s Next Top Model fans, Tyra Banks has returned to her rightful place as the head boss in charge on the upcoming new season of the long-running reality hit.

Tyra Banks Makes Triumphant Return In New ‘ANTM’ Teaser Trailer

She was gone for a minute, but she is officially back! That’s right America’s Next Top Model fans, Tyra Banks has returned to her rightful place as the head boss in charge on the upcoming new season of the long-running reality hit.

Rep. John Conyers denies settling sexual misconduct claim

The former staffer felt “basically blackballed” with nowhere to turn.

Michigan’s Democratic Rep. John Conyers denied a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim filed against him by a former female staff member, The Associated Press reported. The longtime congressman added that he first heard about the allegations on Tuesday from a BuzzFeed News article. Original story:

Judge Orders Tyrese To Refrain From Spanking Daughter, Enroll In Parenting Classes

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.

Judge Orders Tyrese To Refrain From Spanking Daughter, Enroll In Parenting Classes

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.