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2024 Mackinac Policy Conference: MC's Executive Editor Sits Down with Dennis Archer Jr.

During the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference Michigan Chronicle's Executive Editor Jeremy Allen sits Down with Dennis Archer Jr.

He recently told the Chronicle that if the current #Detroit Mayor ...
Mike Duggan doesn't run for re-election, he'll likely consider following in his father's footsteps and running for the city's top job.[+] Show More
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June 3rd, 2023

Michigan Governor Decides NBA G.O.A.T. Debate, Favors Her ‘Side’ of Detroit

Governor Gretchen Whitmer made it clear who she has favored in the Greatest of All Time (G.OA.T.) debate as it relates to players in the NBA. Governor Whitmer talked with Digital Anchor Andre Ash on a variety of political issues during the annual Mackinac Policy Conference, as well as this rapid Q&A segment on NBA … Continued

May 25th, 2023

Small Business Funneling Job Development in Detroit

According to a February 2023 report by the City of Detroit’s University Economic Analysis Partnership, expectations from the study found “Detroit’s resilience in recovering from the pandemic to date to translate into continued growth even amid a challenging national economy.” “The past year featured primarily, but not uniformly, encouraging developments in Detroit’s economy. We estimate … Continued

May 25th, 2023

Photographer Alisha Hunter Reframes Detroit Businesses

(Photo credit: Alisha Hunter) Photographer Alisha Hunter’s work captivates viewers with its vibrant and rich colors, a technique known as “saturation” among visual artists. However, her work goes beyond mere technique; it serves as a heartfelt tribute to the aspirations of Black individuals in Detroit. Through her photographs, she skillfully highlights and uplifts the Black … Continued

May 25th, 2023

Fueling Black Entrepreneurship: Detroit Organization Step Up to Provide Small Businesses with Vital Resources, Funding, and Support

Small Businesses are on the rise in the city of Detroit and what’s particularly thrilling is that a majority of these enterprises are thriving. According to the Detroit Regional Chamber, as of 2021, Detroit is home to around 33,000 small businesses that are owned by minorities. The abundance of success stories can be attributed to … Continued

May 24th, 2023

Tried and True Financial Services™ Empowers Small Businesses to Achieve Financial Success

In the ever-evolving business landscape of today, small business owners encounter a myriad of challenges in their quest to effectively manage their finances. Among these challenges that small Black-owned businesses often encounter are unique obstacles that require specialized support. Amid this complex landscape, Tried and True Financial Services has emerged as a trusted partner, dedicated … Continued

May 24th, 2023

The State of Black Detroit is Key to Detroit’s Economy

Detroit’s economy is moving in the right direction, despite national economists’ projections of mild recession-like conditions in the United States over the ensuing months.  According to a Detroit Economic Outlook forecast completed by the University of Michigan earlier this year, Detroit’s economy is projected to continue growing at a steady pace.   “We expect Detroit’s … Continued

May 23rd, 2023

How Creatives, Artists Are Paving Their Way Despite the Economics

For most entrepreneurs, there is no mindset of a 9 to 5 workplace when you’re trying to be successful and make ends meet. For Curtis Roach his artistry, creativity, and music has continued to pressed him forward through these economically uncertain and challenging times. Roach went viral when he created the song, “Bored in the … Continued

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