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Detroit Youth Choir Receives $1M Donation After AGT Performance

Even though the Detroit Youth Choir didn’t win $1M on America’s Got Talent, they came home to some good news!

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According to the Detroit Free Press, Detroit-based foundations and local business leaders announced a $1 million endowment for the choir Friday at the group’s Detroit homecoming.

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Hundreds of people cheered and looked on from a packed Campus Martius, with many people wearing purple, the choir’s signature color. The homecoming was a partnership between WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate that broadcast “AGT,” the city of Detroit and the Downtown Detroit Partnership. 

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“I was watching you guys and you and Kodi Lee are on that stage, and my heart’s in my throat,” said Mayor Mike Duggan before making the big announcement. “When they announced it was Kodi Lee, I was a little disappointed for a second, but I was like, ‘He deserves a million dollars; he was great.’ The only thing I thought was unfair was there should’ve been two first prizes.” 

Protest At Pastor Wayne T. Jackson Church In Detroit Turns Into Chaos [VIDEO]

You might remember the name Wayne T. Jackson, he is the same pastor that hosted “that” event with Donald Trump at his church, Great Faith Ministries International.  Well an organization called ‘New Era Detroit’ recently staged a protest at this same church, that the group is saying is more than just about politics, but accountability. The protest quickly turned into chaos a video obtained by Fox news shows.