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  8 Mile Road - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eight Mile Road forms the boundary between the city of Detroit, Michigan (and Wayne County) and Detroit's northern suburbs in Oakland and Macomb Counties.
In addition, some suburban communities to the north of 8 Mile (notably Southfield and Oak Park) have become increasingly fl, a sign that the racial demographics of the area are changing.
8 Mile Road extends west of Detroit and is also the boundary between Wayne and Washtenaw counties on the south and Macomb, Oakland, and Livingston counties on the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/8_Mile_Road   (381 words)

  
 8 Mile (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eight Mile Road is a road which forms the boundary between predominantly African American Detroit, Michigan, United States and the city's mostly "white" northern suburbs.
The term "8 Mile" therefore represents a barrier that is difficult to cross.
He lives at the rundown 8 Mile Road trailer park home of his alcoholic mother Stephanie (Played by Kim Basinger), his much-younger sister Lily (Chloe Greenfield), and his mother's abusive live-in boyfriend Greg (Michael Shannon).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/8_Mile   (1093 words)

  
 Googlism who is 8 mile road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
8 mile road is the dividing line between detroit's predominantly fl inner city and the city's mostly white suburbs
8 mile road is a main strip that divides detroit’s predominantly white suburbs and the city’s fl
8 mile road is the northern boundary between detroit and its
www.googlism.com /who_is/8/8_mile_road   (347 words)

  
 8 Mile
"8 Mile" isn't a great film, but it is a custom vehicle for a kinder, gentler Eminem and his music.
Rabbit, lives within the 8 Mile Road loop of Detroit that separates the suburban middle class neighborhoods from the inner city.
There are guns evident, though, in "8 Mile." To not have them would require a major suspension of disbelief of inner city life but, here, they are not fired in anger.
www.reelingreviews.com /8mile.htm   (1353 words)

  
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The movie 8 Mile ripped through theatres everywhere, compelling folks of all ages and music preferences to ascertain what is up with this popular, young rapper who defies bourgeois values to the delight of his working class devotees.
The chronicle of the 8 Mile moniker perhaps started with the white flight in the 1950s to areas north of the city, but it became a symbol of racial divide in 1974 as newly-elected, fl mayor Coleman A. Young delivered his inaugural speech, telling the city’s criminals to “hit 8 Mile Road.”
Only time will tell, but meanwhile, 8 mile Road has become a poster child for the effects upon a spontaneous order at the hand of racially divisive power grabs and coercive political machinations.
www.karendecoster.com /archives/2003/8_mile_road.html   (1066 words)

  
 Roads
Unfortunately, such inexpensive projects as completing the widening of Haggerty Road from 8 Mile to Grand River are still not even on the drawing boards yet.
Haggerty Road goes from one lane to two lanes in each direction, back and forth, from 8 Mile Road to Grand River.
Nine Mile Road is so rough east of Novi Road, you'd think you were at Cedar Point on one of their rollercoasters.
www.novi.org /roads.htm   (516 words)

  
 8 Mile - Production notes
8 Mile is a story about these boundaries that define our lives, and a young man’s struggle to find the strength and courage to transcend them.
8 MILE Road, the city’s perimeter, is now a dividing line between urban and suburban, between fl and white.
But for the character of Jimmy, 8 Mile is the psychological dividing line that separates him from where he wants to be and who he wants to be.
www.contactmusic.com /new/home.nsf/webpages/8milex12x12x02   (2894 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Riding Detroit's 8 Mile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The northern border is marked by 8 Mile, so called because it sits roughly that distance from the river.
Along its most crime-ridden stretches, 8 Mile Road remains what it was three decades ago: a catch basin for the city's human flotsam.
She, like some other residents on 8 Mile's east side, are wary in particular of Eminem, who plays Jimmy Smith Jr., a suburban rapper who crosses 8 Mile each night in the hopes of getting respect and discovered in Detroit's thriving music community.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/news/2002-11-07-8mile-cover_x.htm   (1458 words)

  
 The Cross of Christ for 8 Mile Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Such a limited understanding of the transcendence of the cross of Christ is debilitating, as a tour along 8 Mile Road in Detroit readily suggests.
Certainly, working on the “wrong” side of 8 Mile Road has reinforced my belief that the gift of shalom Christ died for, the shalom God desires to spread over his city, is a multifaceted reality of regeneration that includes not only personal salvation, but also the blessings of prosperity.
8 Mile grossed $54.5 million in its opening weekend, had the second-best opening ever for an R-rated film, the fifth biggest opening for 2002, and the biggest opening for a semi-musical or an actor making his debut film.
www.acton.org /publicat/randl/article.php?id=449   (2948 words)

  
 FirstCoast News.com - Print Article
OAK PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Eminem, who grew up on both sides of 8 Mile Road, is helping revitalize the highway he made famous in a hit song and film.
Miles Handy, supervisor of Wayne County's Redford Township, submitted the winning bid of $300 for the first brick, which says "Save 8 Mile Slim Shady 2005."
Eminem was born in St. Joseph, Mo., and grew up in Detroit and Warren — cities divided by 8 Mile Road — as well as Roseville and St. Clair Shores.
www.firstcoastnews.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=37098   (316 words)

  
 Movie Forums :: Reviews :: 8 Mile Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If there is one musical artist who has inspired more than their fair share of conversation, controversy, and downright vitriolic dispute than any other in recent years, it has got to be one Marshall Mathers, aka Slim Shady, aka Eminem.
I first saw a preview for this film, 8 Mile, about six months ago -- before I had heard much of Em's music.
8 Mile, a loosely-based autobiographical account of an aspiring young rapper, B. Rabbit, follows this formula closely.
www.movieforums.com /reviews/203   (867 words)

  
 BBC - Films - review - 8 Mile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
With "8 Mile" Eminem cements his position as the noughties Madonna.
"8 Mile" opens with Jimmy "Rabbit" Smith (Eminem) freezing in his first such contest at the Shelter (where the Detroit-born star used to perform in real life).
Humiliated, he returns to the drudgery of his menial job and living with his trailer trash mom (Basinger - too glamorous for the role) next to the 8 Mile road, which separates the white suburbs from the largely fl inner city.
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2002/11/22/8_mile_2002_review.shtml   (407 words)

  
 Aussie Diary » Lost on the 8 Mile Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Curtis Hanson’s 8 Mile (2002) may be considered by some critics as just another tale of one person’s quest for success against adversity, a tale previously presented in films such as Rocky (1976), Saturday Night Fever (1977), or Glitter (2001).
Even this carpark is a contradiction as it provides a venue, not so much for stationary vehicles, but for people participating in ‘rap duels’, a ‘modern’ form of fencing, where repartee, rather than riposte, serves to cut the flesh that spills the blood, not of corpuscles, but of pride and identity.
Eight Mile Road serves as a boundary between this zone and the mostly white affluent suburbs to the north (Chinni 2002).
www.aussiediary.com /?p=31   (730 words)

  
 Mackinac Island 8 Mile Road Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
"I've run about 700 road races and this is one of the two or three best courses that I have seen." Joe Henderson- remarks made after his Saturday afternoon seminar at Mackinac Island 8 Mile Road Race.
Michigan runners were introduced to the fall running season once again as the 27th annual Mackinac Island 8 Mile Road Race hosted 2400 runners and walkers at Mission Point Resort.
Barry Deese, former CMU star out of Linden took control of the first wave runners at the four mile mark, as he expanded his 15 second lead into a more serious challenge by throwing in a spirited surge.
www.michiganrunner.com /add_articles/mac97.html   (510 words)

  
 8 mile soundtrack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There's also a section called "The Music of 8 Mile", which is simply a menu or two of the soundtrack that takes you to the exact scene in which the chosen song is played.
8 mile soundtrack 8 mile soundtrack over the blades; and by sounds, which would conversing with us in crowns and stems which charms hath wedded eliminate and exsuppurate, gesture which jaw-teeth...
The Music from 8 Mile is just a list of tracks from both the soundtrack albums this film created which is annoying as I was hoping for the Lose Yourself video.
www.adsoundtrack.com /8milesoundtrack   (1212 words)

  
 8 Mile Lyrics
mile was really kool ni think eminem did a fantastic job at playing jimmy.
Mile' depends upon its viewers siding with Rabbit from the outset...
Mile Road (G-Unit Remix) by 50 Cent, from the album: The New Breed.
www.twofivesix.co.uk /8_mile_lyrics.html   (278 words)

  
 Where, exactly, is 8 Mile from Eminem's mo... - Answerbag
Eight Mile Road forms the boundary between the city of Detroit, Michigan and its northern suburbs in Oakland and Macomb Counties.
The road has long served as a cultural dividing line between the predominantly African-American city and its mostly white suburbs.
For much of its length, in Wayne County, 8 Mile Road is designated as Michigan State Highway 102.
www.answerbag.com /q_view.php/26443   (270 words)

  
 CNN.com - Review: '8 Mile' a winning debut for Eminem - Dec. 28, 2002
Set in 1995, "8 Mile," written by Scott Silver, is a combination of a coming-of-age story and a succeeding-against-all-odds tale.
While not exactly a musical, "8 Mile" is most certainly a drama with music (much of it written and performed by Eminem) that's instrumental -- and organic -- to the plot.
Her route is modeling, not music, but she and Rabbit have a common bond in their desire to leave the world of 8 Mile Road behind them forever.
archives.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/Movies/11/08/review.8.mile   (791 words)

  
 8 Mile Review (DVD Movie/Film)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Whilst no-one doubts the size of Eminem’s self-regard, this is a restrained, twitchy performance, ensuring that the film’s rapping duels are as much a cathartic release for the audience as they are for the hero.
Living in Detroit, near the 8 Mile road – a part of the city that separates whites from fls - we first meet the nerve-juiced Rabbit vomiting before a rap battle at the Shelter club.
You don’t have to be a fan of the genre to appreciate their wit, and like any great fight sequence, the spectacle lingers long in the memory.
www.futuremovies.co.uk /review.asp?ID=54   (595 words)

  
 Along Detroit's Eight Mile Road, a stark racial split | csmonitor.com
But the cinema, which sits on Eight Mile Road, the avenue for which the movie is named, is directly across the street from Warren, a city that is 91 percent white.
The flatness of the landscape and the straightness of the street means that when one is driving on it, the road is the horizon line both in front and behind.
Kenneth Mitchell, who is fl and grew up in a house just south of Eight Mile, now lives in a large home in the city of Sterling Heights, which is 91 percent white, with his wife and two young sons, seven miles out from Detroit.
www.csmonitor.com /2002/1115/p01s02-ussc.html   (1491 words)

  
 LocalHikes - Eight Mile Road (Lake Mead NRA)
Trailhead: 8.0 (eight point oh) Mile Road is located at the 8 mile marker (sign) along Lake Mead's Northshore Road, between Government Wash and Black Mesa (Callville).
It is washboard gravel road from the turnoff all the way to the water.
Follow the road past the sharp "S" curve and take any one of 4 main gravel roads, with many arms leading to the lake.
www.localhikes.com /Hikes/EightMileRoad_4120.asp   (500 words)

  
 Rapper Proof, Eminem friend, killed at 8 Mile Road nightclub
DETROIT -- One of Eminem's closest friends was killed early Tuesday in a seedy nightclub along the road made famous by the rap superstar.
Proof, a member of the rap group D12, was hit by gunfire at the CCC club on Eight Mile Road, the dividing line between Detroit and its northern suburbs.
Proof, 32, played a bit part in Eminem's 2002 film that carried the title ''8 Mile.'' He and Eminem seldom were seen in public without each other.
www.suntimes.com /output/news/cst-nws-rap12.html   (455 words)

  
 Directions and visual map to the Shear Pointe Hair Replacement Clinic on 14 mile road in Birmingham, Michigan.
Shear Pointe is located a quarter mile West of Coolidge Hwy and 2 blocks East of Woodward Avenue on 14 Mile Road in Birmingham, Michigan.
Shear Pointe is located on 14 Mile Road on the North side of the street.
After you exit on to 14 Mile Road, the first cross street you come to is Stephenson Hwy.
www.shearpointe.com /directions.htm   (333 words)

  
 8 Mile (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
8 MILE is kind of like ROCKY with freestyle battles instead of boxing.
Now, I don't expect everyone to love 8 MILE, but I think there are a lot of people out there who'd be surprised if they give the film a shot.
As I finish up here I'll say that 8 MILE isn't the best film of all time but it is very, very good.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0298203   (624 words)

  
 Affirmations | Welcome!
AFFIRMATIONS is a two-story brick building located on the SOUTH side of 9 Mile Road in the first block WEST of Woodward (between Woodward and Allen).
Parallel parking is available on 9 Mile Road, or metered lot-parking is located across from the rear entrance.
FROM THE NORTH: I-75 SOUTH to 9 Mile Road.
www.goaffirmations.org /map_driving_directions.asp   (163 words)

  
 Paroles.net - 8 Mile - 8 mile road ♫   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paroles.net - 8 Mile - 8 mile road
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Hit the burbs and all you see is a blur on 8 mile rd.
www.paroles.net /lyrics/chansons/28396.htm   (400 words)

  
 Sheraton Novi Hotels: Sheraton Detroit Novi - Hotel Rooms at sheraton.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Proceed on I-275 to Exit 167 (8 Mile Road).
Proceed on I-275 South to Exit 167 (8 Mile Road).
These maps/directions are informational only. No representation is made or warranty given as to their content, road conditions or route usability or expeditiousness. User assumes all risk of use, Mapquest.com, Inc., Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Worldwide Inc., and their suppliers assume no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.
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