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Inkster Police have Implicit Bias Training

Inkster Police Chief William Riley knows the importance of having training to keep his staff and the community safe. Over a two day period, the entire department went through Implicit Bias training....

 

Community groups bring COVID-19 Testing to Romulus

The number of people with the corona virus changes on a daily basis. Luckily the number of cases in the State of Michigan has been holding steady. A group of community organizations came together...

 

City of Ecorse received Election Drop Box

Do you have a Drop Box? Would you like one? Those were the questions that Ecorse City Clerk, Dana Hughes heard over a month ago from a call from a representative from Wayne County. She knew that the...

 

New Youth Soccer Camp starts in River Rouge

Was the next Pele was the soccer field on Saturday? Only time will tell. Over the last nine weeks, youth between the ages 5 - 12 from the community gathered at Memorial Park to learn the fundamentals...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 30, 2020

Inkster Police Department to hold Annual Memorial Service

On Friday, August 7 2020 at 11:30am the Inkster Police Department invites you to join them for otheir annual memorial service as they honor the four officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice while...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 16, 2020

Western Wayne County NAACP and the Conference of Western Wayne partners for next Listening Tour REGISTER TODAY

Western Wayne County NAACP, local police and elected leaders invite your participation in an initial discussion among members of the Western Wayne community. Using a "fishbowl" discussion format, an...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    June 11, 2020

Western Wayne County NAACP begins Listening Tour

For too long, law enforcement and the criminal justice system at large has racially profiled, arrested, convicted, and sentenced African Americans more harshly than the rest of America. The worldwide...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    May 14, 2020

Detroit now testing seniors 60 years of age and up for COVID-19

During Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Wednesday regular briefing, he said 78 Detroiters have died of COVID-19 since May 1. Of those only two people were younger than 50. Because of that, the mayor said the...

 

Citizens of Ecorse gets new ambulance

Exactly two years ago under the Leadership of Public Safety Director Michael Moore and Mayor Lamar Tidwell, the City of Ecorse resumed operating its Emergency Medical Transport Services. On March 31,...

 

Serial killer found and arrested in Detroit

DETROIT - After he killed six people and failed in an attempt to kill himself, the man that haunted the community for weeks is in custody. Kenyel Brown, 40, was wanted in relation to six deaths, two c...

 

The Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP host a Founder's Day Trivia Competition

ROMULUS – On Saturday, February 8, 2020 the Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP hosted a Founder's Day Trivia Competition. This was the first event for the re-established youth branch...

 

Local League of Women Voters to Hold Town Hall in Partnership with Local NAACP Branch.

The League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights will hold their Making Democracy Work Town Hall style meeting on Saturday, February 15, from 1 pm – 3 pm at the Caroline Kennedy Public...

 

WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY NAACP PREPARES THE COMMUNITY FOR 2020

The Western Wayne County branch of the NAACP is one of the eight County branches in the State of Michigan. They were named the 2018 Branch of the Year by Michigan State Conference President Yvonne...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP Branch Host 22nd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

Fund Dinner is in the books. Keynote Speaker, Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II gave the attendees the charge to get involved and let their voices be heard. On Sunday, Nov. 20th, the Prestige...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP to honor community heros

ALLEN PARK, MI – The NAACP Western Wayne County Branch will host their 2019 NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00 p.m. (Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.) The dinn...

 

Detroit Youth Choir wins the heart of America

The Detroit Youth Choir left it all on the stage on Tuesday, September 17. That was their final performance on their journey to be named the 2019 America's Got Talent winners. The 52-member choir...

 

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day 2019

WAYNE COUNTY– On September 24, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive 50-state effort to register voters before Election Day this November. With local...

 

New Splash Pad opens in River Rouge

Today was the day the city has been waiting for. The Splash Park is officially open. Over a year and a half ago, Wayne County awarded River Rouge a $300,000 grant as part of its Community Development...

 

Lt. Governor Gilchrist to keynote Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

It is with great honor that we invite you to attend the 22nd Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:00 p.m. (Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.) at Prestige Banqu...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP to meet in Dearborn Heights

The Western Wayne County Branch of the NAACP is inviting you to attend their next General Membership meeting. The meeting will be held at the Caroline Kennedy Library in Dearborn Heights on Monday,...

 

State Rep. Isaac Robinson Hosts Senegalese Delegation

LANSING - Over the weekend, an envoy of officials from Senegal were hosted by state Rep. Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit) to tour the city of Detroit and meet with local officials including Mayor Mike...

 

Westwood Community School District reveals new logo, marketing campaign

DEARBORN HEIGHTS– Westwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons unveiled a new logo to teachers, staff and school board members as part of the start of a brand identity...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP named 2018 Michigan Branch of the Year

NAACP Michigan State Conference President - Yvonne White presents Western Wayne County Branch president Gina Wilson Steward with the Branch of the Year Award The Western Wayne County NAACP was named...

 

THE VOTES ARE IN

The Blossoming Ladies Mentor Program has been doing some awesome things in the community. They held a Summer Leadership Program for boys and girls, they held a youth beauty pageant and they are...

 

NAACP – WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY BRANCH WELCOMES JUDGE GREG MATHIS AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR 21ST ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND DINNER

Inkster, MI: – Renowned Judge Greg Mathis is the keynote speaker for the 21st Annual Freedom Fund Dinner of the NAACP – Western Wayne County Branch. The Woodlands of Van Buren will host the event...

 

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