Top Stories From The Michigan Chronicle

Here are the top stories from the Michigan Chronicle impacting Detroit and nationally for the Week of June 15 – June 21.

Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Celebrates Class of 2024: A Decade of Excellence and Achievement
This year, 98 accomplished seniors, living up to the academy’s motto, ‘Enter a Learner: Exit a Leader,’ took the stage with pride and excitement to receive their well-deserved diplomas, a testament to the academy’s success in shaping future leaders.
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Otis Williams Honored with Street Renaming in Detroit Ceremony
Otis Williams stood proudly just down the block from his old Detroit home, as he helped unveil a commemorative city marker bearing his name. The dedication of Otis C. Williams Street was a festive event, celebrating the 82-year-old founder of The Temptations.
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Juneteenth 2024: An RTM News Series
Finding freedom in a place known as the land of the free. On Jan. 1, 1863, Union soldiers entered plantations in the American South to announce the end of slavery by reading the Emancipation Proclamation. But freedom would not become a reality for thousands of Black people who remained in bondage two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
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Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill to Establish an Annual Negro Leagues Day in Michigan
Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation recognizing May 2 as Negro Leagues Day in Michigan, a significant move to honor the contributions and legacy of African American baseball players who played in the Negro Leagues. “I am honored to sign this bipartisan bill to honor the history of Black baseball players and teams in Michigan,” said Gov. Whitmer. “
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Pistons Offseason is Marked by Changes at the Top
On May 31, the team announced the hiring of Trajan Langdon as its new President of Basketball Operations. It was a position that the team announced they were bringing back at the end of the franchise’s worst season – one that saw them finish with a 14-68 record.
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