Category: Michigan Chronicle

Posted on: September 5, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Real Times Media CEO Re-Elected to Board of National Newspaper Publishers Association

Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media (RTM), has been re-elected to the board of directors of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)—the national trade organization that represents African American newspapers and media companies—representing NNPA’s Region 3. Hiram E. JacksonCEO, Real Times Media “I am honored to …

Posted on: September 3, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Detroit Lions’ Trey Flowers, FREC partner for back to school giveaway

Trey Flowers and FREC’s Justin Kimpson (Photo Credit: Mishawn Hereford II) Two-time Super Bowl champ Trey Flowers makes his Detroit Lions debut this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. That wasn’t the case his foundation, Flowers of the Future. They decided to take a different field a little early. Flowers and …

Posted on: September 2, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Michigan stomps Middle Tennessee 40-21 in season opener

The Michigan Wolverines opened their 2019 college football season with head scratching turnovers in the first half. Luckily, it meant nothing in they defeated the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 40-21. Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson threw for 203 yards and three touchdowns, with Nico Collins and Tarik Black being on the …

Posted on: August 30, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Detroit’s Young People Wrestle with their Place in a Changing City

The day is Friday, August, 9, and Wayne State’s Mike Ilitch School of Business is teeming with young people.  In the school’s Lear auditorium, where a massive screen stretches across the main wall and two others blast out the campus logo in technicolor, a panel featuring a handful of both …

Posted on: August 30, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

DPSCD outperforms state on standardized test

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) reported positive overall proficiency (at and above grade level performance) rate increases on the 2019 Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP), PSAT 8, and PSAT/SAT assessment results. Students in Detroit Public Schools Community District improved over 2018 results across all tested grade-levels in …

Posted on: August 29, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Clean drinking water back on at all DPSCD schools

Last year, Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) students began the school year with no clean drinking water. That will not be the case for the 2019-2020 school year, with drinking water scheduled to be turned back on at all 106 DPSCD schools September 3 through hydration stations. Almost a year …

Posted on: August 29, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

City set to begin making major improvements to Spirit Plaza starting Sept. 4

Following Detroit City Council’s recent vote to approve Spirit Plaza as a permanent public space, the City of Detroit is about to invest nearly $800,000 in improvements to what has become the “People’s Plaza.” Construction will begin September 4 following the conclusion of the Detroit Jazz Festival and continue through …

Posted on: August 29, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Daring To Live: Faith, Substance Abuse and Jumping off Cliffs!

Daring to Live – How the Power of Sisterhood and Taking Risk Can Jump-Start Your Joy, a memoir by Detroiter, Sheri Hunter, has just been released for preorders and has already captured the attention of several major movie studios! Hunter’s memoir chronicles the sudden loss of her beloved husband, Mannard, …

Posted on: August 28, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Volunteers from Blue Cross Blue Shield and Wayne County Executive office pitch in on neighborhood projects

EASTSIDE SCHOOL BEAUTIFCATION: Charles L. Spain Elementary-Middle School; 3700 Beaubien St. Volunteers from Blue Cross Blue Shield turned work into fellowship as they worked tirelessly to clean the school its grounds. They pulled weeds, planted flowers and plants, and placed mulch around shrubs and trimming scrubs. “This is our sixth year …