Category: Black Newspaper

Former state rep. Shanelle Jackson joins the field for Congressional Race

On Friday, Feb. 23, Former State Representative Shanelle Jackson (D-Detroit) formally announced her candidacy for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s13th Congressional District.

WSU Law School’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights pushes racial equity

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“We are grateful to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for their leadership on racial equity in Detroit and nationwide,” said Professor Peter J. Hammer, director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights. “Their support of DEAL is strengthening a network for social change that has the power to transform southeast Michigan.”

DoorDash arrives in the detroit area, offers delivery from more than 1,500 local restaurants

By Henry Ward

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Are you hungry but you just don’t feel like moving? Well, DoorDash might be the answer you’re looking for. The company that delivers food straight to your door (for a small fee, of course), will enter the downtown Detroit market by the end of the month.

Detroit partners break ground on Livernois neighborhood project

Screen Shot 2018-02-23 at 3.36.37 PM.pngFrom left: Malinda Jensen, senior VP of Gov. Affairs, DEGC; Ellis Carr, president and CEO, Capital Impact Partners; Greg Tedder, executive vice president and chief community development and marketing officer, MEDC; Peter Scher, head of corporate responsibility, JP- Morgan Chase & Co.; Matthew Hessler, 7.Liv owner and developer; Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan; Roy McCalister Jr., City Council District 2; and Marcia Ventura, senior vice president, Invest Detroit, celebrate the Livernois – 7 Mile groundbreaking.

Mixed-use redevelopment along the Livernois Avenue of Fashion to open in 2019

Native Detroiter returns home to preach a three-night major revival at Third New Hope Baptist Church

Pastor Tolan J. Morgan Sr., who once served as senior pastor of New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit for 14 years, returns to the Motor City to lead and preach at the much anticipated “Move of God Winter Revival Worship.”  The revival is this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night, Feb. 27, 28 and March 1 at Third New Hope Baptist Church, 12850 Plymouth Rd. (corner of Steel) in Detroit.  Revival services begin each night at 7:00 p.m.

New Vibrator Can Be Used To Order Pizza Once Your Sexual Appetite Is Satisfied

Young Cheerful Female Eat Pizza on the Floor at Home

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If you thought sex toys weren’t interesting enough, one company is here to please your sensual side and hungry appetite.

The adult entertainment company CamSoda presents the “RubGrub.” It’s an interactive vibrator that allows you to order food once you’re done satisfying your sexual needs.

Black History event to Expand Inclusion for People of Pan Africa

Sacramento, Calif. – Sacramento Black History Month Expo kicks off its annual celebration on Friday, Feb. 23 from 1-5 p.m., with a Farm to Fork Friday celebration at the Cal Expo Event Center in Sacramento.

Mo’Nique Compares Charlamagne To A Slave Who Allowed His Wife To Be Raped By The Master

As we reported earlier today, Mo’Nique appeared on The Breakfast Club for a tense interview about  her Netflix boycott and her allegedly difficult reputation. She laid into Charlamagne for labeling her the Donkey of the Day, she attacked Black media for not supporting her and she snapped on Angela Yee for bringing up her difficult reputation. However, if you were listening, you missed the uncomfortable moment that went down when they went off air.

WTH? NYU Serves Kool-Aid And Watermelon For Black History Month

New York University (NYU) is reportedly one of the most overpriced schools in the country. Back in 2011, The Village Voice alleged NYU created more student debt than any other American university. Considering the millions NYU sucks dry from students, you would think the so-called liberal university would get one thing right during Black History Month: Don’t create a “Black” menu with Kool-Aid and watermelon. Yes, this happened.