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Like members of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, Malcolm X advocated for the right of armed self-defense for Black and other oppressed groups who lived in so violently a racist society as the United States.

This video clip below offers an excerpt of “Message to the Grass Roots,” a speech by Malcolm X in Detroit, MI on November 10 1963 at the Northern Negro Grass Roots Leadership Conference.

Two years after giving this speech, he was assassinated in New York City on Feb. 21, 1965.

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GWOP Magazine Entrepreneur Talk series highlights small businesses on the rise. Meet Vernon Jackson co-founder of Ribs & Soul carry out restaurant in Mt. Clemens MI.

video by http://gwopmagazine.com
shot by http://bykimbell.com

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Checkout Ribs & Soul at

1126 S. Gratiot Mt. Clemens MI 48043

Interview with Big Sean’s amazing Mom Myra Anderson about the Sean Anderson Foundation (SAF) and the upcoming Detroit’s On Now (DON) Weekend. Also an interview with Travis Wilder, entrepreneur and Founder of Spiritual Sport Socks and artist Kim Bell who have collaborated on some very exciting designs.

source: www.tv33whpr.com 

Vinnie Johnson was the longtime sixth man for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons. He was a fan favorite. He played 10 seasons in Detroit and was a part of the 1989 and 1990 NBA Championship teams. For most people, that career would be the pinnacle of success Read More

An interview with billionaire businessman, founder of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert. In this interview, Dan discusses his career as a entrepreneur and lessons he has learnt along the way. Dan also talks about the importance of culture, managing sports teams and Detroit.  source: Investor Archive 

From the creators that brought you the movie ‘2Eleven’, Mula Films presents to you another classic Detroit blockbuster.

In the soon to be released film, “Buffed Up”, the plot consist of a group of three college students on a mission to attain one thing… a pair of Cartier frames. With little knowledge on how to get their hands on the glasses, the group of college students are eventually forced to steal, hustle up the money, and even snatch the costly eyewear which leads them into a world of trouble. The directors of this “hood comedy” have collectively recruited a handful of stars and Detroit legends alike, such as IceWear Vezzo, KC Clark, DJ BJ, Kash Doll and more to headline this film.

The film is set to premiere this spring at the AMC Star Theatre in Southfield on April 18.

source: 4shoMag

James Robertson - Detroit

Leaving home in Detroit at 8 a.m., James Robertson doesn’t look like an endurance athlete.

Pudgy of form, shod in heavy work boots, Robertson trudges almost haltingly as he starts another workday.

But as he steps out into the cold, Robertson, 56, is steeled for an Olympic-sized commute. Getting to and from his factory job 23 miles away in Rochester Hills, he’ll take a bus partway there and partway home. And he’ll also walk an astounding 21 miles.

Five days a week. Monday through Friday.
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