Mackinac Island’s Kingston Kitchen is a ‘story of fulfillment and freedom’

Shawn Fearon’s

Shawn Fearon’s Kingston Kitchen has moved from Okemos, MI to Mackinaw Island and has rebranded as Kingston Kitchen at the Village.

Courtesy photo

By Ken Coleman

In 2000,

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Excuse me, are you listening? – Tulsa, Oklahoma and Black Owned Media Weekend


Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press

(Pandemic photo 2022)

Dear Readers,

Part of the highway ride into Tulsa was less than impressive.

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Interpersonal Edge: Get Respect at Work

Get Work On Feet Again

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q:People take advantage of me. Co-workers expect me to pick up their slack, customers expect me to change the rules,

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SpaSho and AMPTV to Launch Black Skin Care and Health Series, ‘Très Beau’ starting Sept. 21

By SpaSho Media

Is beauty only skin deep?

Maybe not, according to these stats from the McKinsey Quarterly; Black Americans spent $6.6 billion on beauty last year which is 11.1 percent of the total US beauty market. 

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A flavorful twist on a classic veggie burger

Veggie Burger

Black beans and Southwestern‑inspired seasoning dress up this veggie burger.

Photo by Marie Piraino

By Staff, America’s Test Kitchen

Have a can of black beans in your pantry?

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Teen Shot During Attempted Robbery During Facebook Marketplace Sale

Mason Brown

Top Above: Mason Brown at Frances Park in Lansing, MI with his best friend and dog Buddy. The park is a beautiful space that features a picturesque rose garden, woodland trail,

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Life Journals

Landis Lain

By Landis Lain

No one is making it off of this rock alive. Recently, a couple of young men in my life have died. Their deaths were tragic accidents and an incredible blow to everyone who knew them.

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Interpersonal Edge: Turn stress into passion

Stress Into Passion

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By Dr. Daneen Skube

Q: I’m just starting a business. I’m over-whelmed by all the work and learning ahead. Am I biting off more than I can chew?

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Idris Elba’s Daughter Failed to Land ‘Beast’ Role Because Their ‘Chemistry Wasn’t Right’

Idris Elba stars in “Beast.”

Photo by Lauren Mulligan/Universal Pictures/TNS

By Zack Sharf

Idris Elba stars in “Beast” as a father trying to protect his two daughters from a ferocious lion on a South African nature preserve.

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These tacos are a tasty and filling way to start your day

Simple Breakfast Tacos

Now you can have tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Photo by Kendra McKnight

By America’s Test Kitchen

Simple Breakfast Tacos

Serves 2 to 4

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1 slice bacon,

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