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Real or ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Leadership?

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There is a dearth of political and civic leadership in this town which makes me wonder why some people choose to accept certain positions if they are not going to either speak out or act on the basic functions of those positions.

For some reason it’s fancy to be called a leader or to occupy a key position in government, but seldom do most of the p

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit, Elect Napoleon Next Mayor!

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The Michigan Chronicle’s history of political endorsements is clear. We support the candidates that we believe are best for the community and we make our decisions regardless of race and party affiliation.

For the August 6 primary, we supported Benny Napoleon’s candidacy for Mayor of Detroit. For the November general election we maintain our s

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Snyder’s chief of staff speaks out on the EM e-mail saga

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Few issues and stories in the history of Detroit have garnered more local, national and international attention than the continuous saga surrounding the appointment of Detroit’s first emergency manager (EM) last March.

In an unprecedented move by Gov. Rick Snyder, Kevyn Orr was appointed to usurp the executive powers of Mayor Dave Bing, as well as

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Minister Charles Adams Dismisses Jim Holley’s Race Accusation, Says Media Favors Mike ...

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Dr. Charles G. Adams is pastor of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church.

In a Detroit News editorial by Rev. Dr. Jim Holley, he asserts that many Detroit pastors have denied mayoral candidate Mike Duggan the opportunity to speak in their churches, making the claim that this is based on Duggan being a White candidate opposing Benny Napoleon, a Black

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit