As President Obama neared the end of his State of the Union address
Tuesday evening he cited the bravery and resilience of Sgt. 1st Class
Cory Remsburg who was wounded in Afghanistan. Remsburg, the president said “never gives up, and he does not quit.” Nor does Obama give up or quit. Clearly unfazed by negative polls, Obama was at his oratorical best
as he dwelled on health care, minimum wage, equal pay, the auto
industry’s recovery in Detroit, and, of course, Iran.
Late last year Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) acquired Muhammad Ali
Enterprises from CORE Media Group. Under the deal, ABG will own and
manage, in partnership with the Ali family and Joel Weinshanker, chairman and founder of National Entertainment Collectibles Association
(NECA), all of the intellectual property associated with boxing great
One constant theme at several Dr. King birthday celebrations in Detroit on Monday was the focus on a mix of intergenerational activity.
Elders and the youth were in brilliant sync at the Charles H. Wright
Museum of African American History where the guest speaker Dr. Carlyle
Fielding Stewart III discussed the Biblical commonalities shared by Dr.
King and Mahatma Gandhi.