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Remembering the Olympics

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LONDON — Surly the city of London was much different than Beijing, Athens and Sydney. However, the 2012 Games were all about the athletes that train and train and compete to get to the level of world class.

Seems like everywhere I went at Olympic venues there were the Duke and Duchess (Harry and Kate) of Cambridge and Prince Harry. One time I went

  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
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'Sparkle' A look back at the original

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With all of the excitement building — combined with the media hype and the film company publicity blitz — it seemed only right to go back to where it all began.

The original “Sparkle,” a Warner Bros. film directed by Sam O’Steen, was released in 1976 and became a favorite, particularly in the African-American community where it has maintained a cons

  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kwame Kilpatrick Scheduled to Speak at Upcoming NABJ Meeting

"DC-NABJ Chapter Members Only
August Meeting with Special Guest, Former Detroit Mayor
Kwame M. Kilpatrick"

WHO Detroit Chapter National Association of Black Journalists

WHAT DC-NABJ Monthly Membership Meeting
Guest Speaker: Detroit’s Former Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick

WHERE Hotel St. Regis
3071 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-3000


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If you’re one of the millions of viewers who watched the Olympics recently, you’re not alone. Nielsen research shows that the all-important, mega-produced opening ceremony in London garnered a stunning 40.7 million total U.S. viewers (Blacks made up 3 million of those watching), annihilating all previously held records for a Summer Olympics bro

  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit