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WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY NAACP HOST FREEDOM FUND DINNER

The announcement of the 2022 Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner has been made. The speakers for the dinner will be Byron Brooks – Activist and Founder of "From The Hood for The Hood"...

 

The "Just Ask" Foundation, Inc. presents Their 2nd Annual "HEALTH AND FUN FAIR"

Detroit - Today, the "Just Ask "Foundation, Inc., announced that they will host their second annual "Health & Fun Fair: Celebrating the Human Spirit" event to honor the disabled, elderly and...

 

Lavonia Perryman, Dick Vitale among others nominated for American Basketball Hall of Fame

Detroit - -The American Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of 40 eligible candidates for the Class of 2022 today. The 2022 class will be the 4th class to be inducted into the American...

 

Westland Blues, Brews, and Barbeque

Two days of the best blues music, cold brews, and wonderful barbecue. This is the biggest festival in the region with an average of over 17,000 people visiting each year! Blues, Brews and BBQ will...

 

SENIOR STAR - ANNIE JOHNS TURNS 90

ANNIE BELL JOHNS Age 90 City you live in: River Rouge Where were you born and raised?: Birmingham, Alabama Number of children: 4 Number of grandchildren 14 Number of great grandchildren 21 Number of...

 

Aiyash, Chang, Tlaib Address Noxious Odor Emissions from US Ecology South

State Rep. Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), State Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Breathe Free Detroit, the Detroit Hamtramck Coalition for Advancing Healthy...

 

It Takes A Village to Raise a Child

Over the last month, the Cities of Ecorse and River Rouge have become the latest cities that have seen an increase in the number of shootings of innocent bystanders. The leadership in both...

 

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...

 

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