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Detroit Tigers Hometown Championship Provides Baseball, Prompts Community, Impresses Positivity

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The month of August typically marks the beginning of back to school sales, back to school shopping and the end of summer fun as students know it. However August 1-7, approximately 1050 Detroit and metro- Detroit youth (male and female), ages 8 to 19, chose to live in the moment by involving themselves in fun, family, and baseball as

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

The Damaging Effects Of Gangsta Rap

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Gangsta rap has been defined as “a subgenre of hip-hop music that evolved from hardcore hip-hop and purports to reflect urban crime and the violent lifestyles of inner city youths.”

The negativity inherent in that definition could not be any more clear, and the fact that the music has been embraced by so many young African-Americans, especially

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kilpatrick Sentencing Thursday

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Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick will be sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court on his 24 corruption convictions involving bribery, extortion and fraud.

Proceeding are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Kilpatrick will have an opportunity to speak, and the judge may allow other witnesses to testify. She is expected to sentence Kilpatrick in the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Reflections: Just what we (don’t) need

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I doubt there is anyone who appreciates YouTube more than yours truly. And no one could argue with the organization promoting itself as “the world’s go-to music destination.”

However, one more music awards show just adds to the surplus.

It was announced recently that the first annual YouTube Music Awards will take place on Nov. 3, primarily from New

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit