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[WATCH] Thousands Of Michigan Residents Protest Against Governor’s Stay At Home Order

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While states and local governments are issuing orders to stay home and social distancing guidelines, some Michigan residents have taken to the streets to participate in a strike against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide quarantine. Dubbed “Operation Gridlock” and organized by the Michigan Freedom Fund, thousands of protesters in the capital of Lansing have refused to […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Floyd Mayweather’s Uncle Roger Mayweather Has Passed at 58

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Floyd Mayweather’s uncle, Roger Mayweather has passed away according to TMZ. A member of Floyd’s camp confirmed the info with TMZ Sports. The elder Mayweather was 58. Roger was the other reason why Floyd Mayweather is the best ever. WHen Floyd Mayweateher, Sr., went to prison, Roger continued the younger Mayweather’s training. You know the […]

Michigan Becomes the Latest State to Legalize Marijuana

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Weed is now legal in Michigan. The Midwest state has officially joined the nine other states and the District of Columbia in its decision to allows residents ages 21 and up the recreational use of marijuana. The law went into effect on December 6th and it also enables citizens to grow up to 12 plants […]

[WATCH] Police Taser Black Man Holding 2 Month Old Baby

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With all of the shocking videos of police getting overly aggressive with citizens, particularly Black people, it’s surprising to say that this incident in Westland, Michigan provides further proof that there an element within police departments across the country that believe they were given licenses to perpetrate violence against anyone they see fit. Ray Brown […]

Elon Musk Vows to Pay for Clean Water in Flint

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SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has made a pledge to help pay for clean water in Flint, Michigan. The billionaire announced his commitment to helping Flint via Twitter on Wednesday. “Please consider this a commitment that I will fund fixing the water in any house in Flint that has water contamination above FDA levels. No kidding.” […]

[Watch] Jason Wilson Drops Epic Video On Black Policing in the US #SavingBoys

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Jason Wilson, founder of The Catta in Detroit creates an amazing narrative changing the perception of young Black males in America. If you don’t know who Jason Wilson is, he is the founder of a program for young Black boys in Detroit. The Mission of The Catta (The Cave of Adullam Transformative Training Academy) is […]

Villanova, Kansas, Michigan and Loyola-Chicago Set the Final Four Stage

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And then there were four: Kansas, Villanova, Michigan and Loyola-Chicago College Basketball teams prepare for a Final Four appearance when they walk onto their campuses in the Fall. Out of the 64 teams that make the NCAA tournament, only four play for a chance to hoist the NCAA trophy. March Madness often lives up to […]

Studies Link Lead in Flint Water to Increased Miscarriage Rate

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In recent times, researchers examining the Flint water crisis have found a significant increase in fetal deaths and reduced pregnancies in Flint since April 2014. In April 2014, government officials of the city of Flint switched its water supply to the lead-contaminated Flint River without adding and metal pretreatment “chemicals”. According to the World Health […]

A Mother’s Choice to Not Vaccinate Son Throws Her in Jail

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Words by Qadriyyah Brown Should a mother be sent to jail if she chooses to delay or not to vaccinate her child due to religious beliefs? Or just out of safety concerns or personal reasons? On Wednesday, October 4th, Michigan mother Rebecca Bredow was sentenced to 7 days in jail for being in contempt of […]

Kid Rock Announces He’s Running For Senate In Michigan

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Kid Rock says he’s running for U.S. Senate in Michigan – or at least he wants his fans to think so. The rocker, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, confirmed via Twitter that the website KidRockForSenate.com was real. The musician’s website has a photo of Rock with the words “Are you scared?” underneath. “You […]

Jalen Rose Calls Dr. Dre Most Influential Hip-Hop Artist

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Jalen Rose is one of the figures most synonymous with the crossroads of Hip-Hop culture and the sport of basketball, a claim famously bolstered by his role in University of Michigan’s Fab Five recruiting class during the early 90s. Now a retired professional ball player, Rose is most recognized as a pointed  analyst for the sport, but […]

Dave Chapelle Donates $50,000 to Flint Water Crisis

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During a charity show in Flint Michigan, comedian Dave Chapelle announced that he’d be donating $50,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint in an effort to support and help end the growing water crisis in the area. The money will specifically go toward children who have been exposed to the lead-ridden water of Flint, […]

Black Women Take The Initiative To Replace Contaminated Pipes In Flint

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A construction company owned by Black Women will be helping with clean water in Flint, Michigan. A local construction company called W.T. Stevens Construction are replacing 18,000 water pipes. Rhonda Grayer and retired NBA player Jeff Grayer are in charge of this construction company and efforts. This new development has opened positions for dozens of […]

Detroit Physicians Charged With Performing Female Genital Mutilation

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Two Detroit doctors have now been charged with planning female genital mutilation, also known as FGM. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and wife Farida were arrested last Friday [April 21st] according to the Department of Justice. They are alleged to have worked with Jumana Nagarwala, another female physician charged with same crime. This act is recognized internationally affecting around […]

Jordan Brand Gifted The Wolverines With Exclusive Air Jordans

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The Michigan Wolverines have some exclusive Air Jordan’s, and we don’t. Coach Jay Harbaugh shared some images of some very exclusive Air Jordan PE pairs to Twitter for the Michigan Wolverines which include models from the 7 to 13 range.  Each pair is featured within a mazie and blue colorway. None of the pairs feature a […]

Jalen Rose on The Michigan Fab 5: “We Were Just Different’

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ESPN analyst Jalen Rose came from humble beginnings and epitomized what late Brooklyn MC Notorious B.I.G. rhymed in Sky’s The Limit when he talked about going from ‘ashy to classy.’ He’s had quite the career and transitioned well at every step of the way. He started from the gritty basketball courts of Detroit, to Fab […]