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Detroit Institute of Arts Presents 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition

DETROIT - Hundreds of imaginative works created by Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) students will be on display in the 85th annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student...

 

Malcolm X - Inkster Connection to be Highlighted

INKSTER - Through the efforts of the Malcolm X Project in Inkster, the home where Malcolm X spent time plotting the path of his future life as a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and promotion of...

 

SENIOR STAR - CHARLES ALEXANDER

Charles Alexander _Age: ____91_____ City you live in now: ___Ecorse_ Where were you born and raised: Siluvia Alabama Number of children: _2____Number of grandchildren: __4___ Number of great grand...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 7, 2022

FBI Recognize River Rouge and Ecorse Police Personnel for a Job Well Done

Team work paid off. Three police personnel from River Rouge and two from Ecorse received FBI Director Certificates for their instinctive and heroic actions to safely apprehend FBI Tampa bank robber...

 

Promoting Reading at Home for Sabbath School Students

Sabbath Middle School staff and the nonprofit organization Legacy of Literacy, Inc has partnered since 2018 to encourage students to read in and out of school. The latest literacy initiative provides...

 

Greater Romulus Chamber Holding Black-Owned Business Showcase February 26th 2 - 6pm

ROMULUS – The Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) is holding a new event they're calling the "Black-Owned Business and Vendor Showcase" on February 26, 2022. The Showcase is free to attend an...

 

MICHIGAN OFFERS A CLEAN SLATE TO DRIVE

What is on your driving record.? Now is the time to check it out. Getting your driver's license back is one vital step to taking control of your life. As the new year starts it's time to check things...

 

SENIOR STAR - BEADEAR McCOWIN

Beadear McCowin is a vibrant 99 year old lady who now lives in Detroit She was born and raised in Tyler, Texas She doesn't have any children She worked as a Home Maker and a Church Mother The Motto th...

 

Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rainbow PUSH convene the 22nd Global Automotive Summit in Detroit

This year's Summit attracted over 400 automotive executives, entrepreneurs, suppliers, dealers, manufacturers, consumers, government, and elected officials to the Motor City Casino Hotel and...

 

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) partners to bring awareness to Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among Americans, with Black Americans having a 40% higher death rate compared to White Americans. However, if caught and treated...

 

Community Conversation Addressing Mental Wellness held in Inkster

Living through the Covid 19 Pandemic has shed a light on many issues that affect peoples' well being. Several groups came together to host a Town Hall that allowed participants to have a conversation...

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) helps the uninsured

The Tri-County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) is a community-based partnership created to help provide uninsured or under-insured individuals who face high out of pocket costs due...

 

Inkster Native has coffee in Meijers Rivertown Market

Sometimes, the statement, 'listen to your grandmother' is all you need to get the ball rolling. That is how Birlon Harvest got it's start. Gina Allen loved her grandmother, Ola Ree Williams, better...

 

NEW BEGINNINGS Love is in the Air

Michael Wilson and Artanza McRae were married on August 21, 2021 in St. Augustine Florida. They are both graduates of Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach Florida where they met. They were...

 

GEORGE GRAYSON IS 100 YEARS OLD

George celebrated his 100th Birthday on August 4th with family and friends. He had a Drive-Thru celebration at SS Andrew and Benedict Catholic Church on Beatrice in Southwest Detroit. His children...

 

Gov. Whitmer announces transportation grants to villages and small cities for road repair

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday $3.7 million in road funding grants will be awarded to 25 villages and cities across the state with populations less than 10,000 through the Transportation...

 

The Primary Election sets the stage for November 3rd

The 2021 Primary Election is in the record books. As usual the turnout was low. Here are the results for the elections that were held in Wayne County. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan* Anthony Adams Detroit...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP kicks off Each One Reach One Membership Campaign

In celebration of Western Wayne County NAACP's Founder's Day, the Membership Committee has launched their 'Each One Reach One' Membership Campaign. We are asking all of the members of Western Wayne...

 

Clean Up, Clean Up Everybody do their share

Community volunteers came out again to help clean up the Ecorse Creek. This team is continuing with the work they started last year. Each month they come out and do a little bit more to make this...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 1, 2021

Michigan Nonprofit Association Announces CEO Transition

The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) today announced the resignation of CEO Donna Murray-Brown, whose departure is prompted by a spousal job change that will take her family out of state....

 

Western Wayne Family Health Centers launches mobile clinic

Western Wayne Family Health Centers has expanded the opportunities for all to access primary care services with the launch of its brand-new mobile clinic on May 27th. The inaugural event was done in...

 

Making Technology Affordable and Accessible ForAll

When the pandemic shut down Detroit schools and office buildings, Willie Brake closed his local computer shop, All About Technology. That closure lasted just two days. "Phones were ringing off the...

 

Adams Middle School student, Princess Ikenyi, qualifies as National History Day alternate

Adams Middle School student Princess Ikenyi knows a lot about history. She was selected as a National Qualifier Alternate to represent the state of Michigan for National History Day in Washington...

 

River Rouge Officers involved in Excessive Force Arrest of a minor still working

RIVER ROUGE – During a Press conference on Saturday, April 17, the Western Wayne County NAACP and the Michigan NAACP Youth and College Division joined with local community members and clergy to dema...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 8, 2021

Partnership for Progress address Implicit Bias during Listening Tour

The Partnership for Progress with the Western Wayne County NAACP and the Conference of Western Wayne has continued to hold their Listening Tours amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The fourth session was...

 

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