Telegram - Serving Metropolitan Detroit Since 1944

Articles written by Clifton R Kirkman Ii

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 20 of 20



Shine the Light on World Sickle Cell Day, June 19th

We all should be shining our light on June 19th for World Sickle Cell Day.There are many challenges that patients, their families and caregivers experience. Officially designated, as the...

 

Eden Park 1st Annual Carnival & Memorial Day Music Fest

This weekend The Tri-City Development Corporation is sponsoring a community wide carnival and Memorial Day Music Fest. The events will take place from Friday May 27th to Sunday May 29th at the corner...

 

Cannabis Is More Than Just a Drug

Cannabis stores in our communities, seem to be popping up more often and are becoming more popular. Some people believe it's beneficial for the local economy, while others are just down right...

 

It's All About the Detroit Sports Fans

Sports Fans in Detroit, cannot be compared! There is a love for the home team, that is unexplainable in this city. This week, Sports Fans were seen Downtown Detroit having the time of their lives...

 

Hair Discrimination Leads to the Creation of The Crown Act

Black hair is considered an expression of identity and culture. Throughout history, it has carried a deep emotional significance that extends far beyond the Americas. Historically, Black hair has...

 

Colorectal Cancer Disproportionately affects The African American Community

Have you made and attended your colorectal cancer screening appointment this year? Now is the time to get into the doctor's office. The U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has updated...

 

Black History Month – Black Health and Wellness

African Americans still deal with the ramifications of their ancestors being captured and tortured as slaves. Studies at the university level, reveal that the legacy of slavery continues to bleed...

 

A New Generation of Caring Charli Rose is New Director at Andrews Funeral Home

Losing a loved one can be one of the most challenging experiences in life. There is no way to physically or emotionally prepare for that day and time. It is an experience that many of us will have to...

 

Black History, Black Music and Black Excellence

Black History Month is a cause of great celebration and remembrance of Black Excellence. However, you cannot do so, without diving into the world of Black Music. In the twentieth and twenty-first...

 

The Year is 2022 and African Americans are Still in War Fighting for Their Civil Rights

Growing up having a father and grandparents who were born in Alabama, I would hear stories about life in the South. It was always surprising to me, that none of them ever wanted to return to Alabama t...

 

Surviving Breast Cancer Through a Pandemic, Early Detection is Key

Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime! It's estimated that more than 281, 500 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 49,290...

 

Community Fest 2021 Presented by New Jerusalem M.B Church of Inkster

It was one of the hottest weekends to close out the month of August and the Women of Wisdom ministry of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, could be seen working as they were determined to have a...

 

Father's Day 2021 – Defined by Fatherhood

As we celebrate Father's Day all across America, did you know that it first began on the 3rd Sunday of June, in 1972. At first, a day being dedicated to them was not easily accepted. Now the day is sp...

 

Juneteenth Matters

This weekend, people from all across the United States will celebrate the oldest commemorative event called Juneteenth.Juneteenth marks our country's second Independence Day.Observed on June 19th,...

 

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer among both men and women combined in the United States. It's also the third most common cancer diagnosis in African Americans. This year alone...

 

What Are You Thankful For in 2020?

Hello Telegram News readers, As we all know, this year, has taken us by surprise. From the coronavirus pandemic to police brutality, violence and the killing of unarmed Black people and even the...

 

Detroit Native Rio Souma Speaks about His Journey and How It Feels Being on Season 19 of NBC The Voice

In recent years, on television, there are many different types of singing competitions. Some, have left the fate of the contestant solely in the hands of celebrity judges, while others, have the audie...

 

Kimberly Willis - Her Faith Propelled Her Through Her Biggest Storm, Now a Breast Cancer Survivor in Her 30s

In the United States, according to www.breastcancer.org, about 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. This year alone, it's estimated that more than 276,000...

 

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month,

It's not every day that a child born into this world grows up with the reality, knowing that they may not live past the age of 40. Imagine being a parent and being told by doctors, that your child's...

 

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, Bringing Attention and Focus to Research and Treatment

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In 1983, Congress designated the month of September to help bring attention and focus to Sickle Cell research and treatment. The theme for this...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021