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Posted on January 11, 2013 by jhcadm

“Best Funeral Ever”?!?!

After watching “Best Funeral Ever” on TLC Network, I must adamantly state that this was one of the most outrageous misrepresentations of the funeral industry in quite some time. In the African American community a funeral service is often referred to as a “Home Going” service. A Funeral or Home Going service is meant to […]

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Posted on January 5, 2011 by jhcadm

DPS to Spend $49.4 million in Technnology Upgrades

The Detroit Public Schools announced today that it will spend $49.4 million to upgrade technology throughout the district. The investment, funded through federal stimulus dollars, will provide 40,000 netbook laptop computers and more than 5,000 desktop computers, the DPS’ emergency financial manager, Robert Bobb, said in a statement. Read More

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Posted in Community Issues, General Topics

Posted on November 2, 2010 by jhcadm

“Rightsizing” Detroit

The city of Detroit’s mayor, Dave Bing, has made a strong argument for what the best course of action should be for the viability of the city.  In the corporate world, his particular recommendation would be called Rightsizing. Rightsizing is the undergoing of a reduction to reach optimal size. So when speaking in terms of rightsizing an entire city (such as […]

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Posted on October 29, 2010 by jhcadm

Detroit’s Midtown Looks to Have a Promising Future

In recent history, Downtown Detroit has been looked at as Detroit’s crown jewel (as far as location goes); but is the Midtown area slowly becoming the new “Heart of the City”? On Wednesday, October 29th, CEO Rip Rapson stated the Kresge Foundation will be giving the city of Detroit $15 million to go towards the […]

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Posted on October 12, 2010 by jhcadm

Your Take On President Obama

Over the past few months, many organizations have made it one of their top priorities to make President Obama out to be a man who has failed his country. Many leaders in the black community have become increasingly critical of the President’s agenda as well. Professor Cornel West stated he would like to see Obama […]

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