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The gift of positive information

Where do you get your news from? I'm not talking about news outlets that only tell stories about people in your community when they commit a crime. I'm talking about news outlets that tell stories... Full story


The power of 100+ Black Owned Businesses

Black Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, and yet, we're on trend to have a buying power of $1.4 trillion in 2019. The average Black-owned business grosses only about $72,000... Full story

 By Gina Steward    Faith    January 31, 2019

Rev. Dr. John E. Duckworth

As we continue with our interviews of local pastors, this week I sat down with Rev. Dr. John E. Duckworth who is the Pastor of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church located at 29066 Eton in Westland.... Full story

 By Gina Steward    Faith    January 17, 2019


This week's Pastor Profile is on Rev. Mark Zockheem. He is the pastor of United Church of Faith Methodist located at 6064 Fourth St in Romulus. This is his first Pastorship and he has been a pastor fo... Full story


Are you ready for 2019

As this year comes to an end and we begin to celebrate KWANZAA and New Year’s, its time for reflection over 2018. In most cases, this is a time to socialize with family and friends. We will eat,... Full story


Family time will help children improve their reading skills

The ability to read is one method that determines how successful you will be in life. What is amazing is that each family can play a huge role determining the success level of each family member. If... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    November 22, 2018

The PuLSE Institute host forum on Race, Illiteracy and Poverty

The state of the Detroit Public School Community District is currently at a level where there is only one way to go and that is up. The PuLSE Institute's latest forum Race, Illiteracy and Poverty -... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    November 1, 2018

Kemeny Center has Grand Re-Opening

The Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit was re-opened during a festive ceremony on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The Center reopened thanks to a $9.5 million renovation by the City of... Full story


Your Vote is Your Voice

Our vote matters because Our LIVES matter, Our Health matters and Our Voice matters! Did you vote in the last election? Do you know the people that you voted for? In the United States of America, we... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    October 13, 2018


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... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    October 4, 2018

Judge Greg Mathis partners with groups for Water Caravan to Flint

Sock it to them! Those were the words that Judge Greg Mathis said The Queen of Soul – Aretha Franklin told him about the Flint Water Crisis. Plans are underway for that to happen. On Monday,... Full story



The Guidance Center (TGC) celebrated six decades of service to the Downriver communities and all of Wayne County on Saturday, September 22nd at the Henry in Dearborn. The event brought out... Full story


55th Anniversary Commemoration: 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing and the Historic Children's March

DETROIT, MI- The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History marked the 55th anniversary of the horrific church bombing that claimed the lives of four little African American girls and... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    July 12, 2018

Freedom, Freedom, Freedom

DETROIT -- James Robinson, an enslaved veteran, preacher and author, was honored at an Independence Day memorial service at his gravesite at historic Elmwood Cemetery. Under the auspices of the... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    July 12, 2018

City Paint has Grand Opening

There is a new business in town! City Paint & Supply opened at 3920 W. Jefferson in Ecorse in April of this year. The owner, Jackie Brown, has had the entrepreneur bug for years. Her dream came... Full story


The senseless killings must stop

Over the last five years, you can’t turn on the news without hearing about someone being killed. Not that they died of some health condition, but that they died at the hands of another and in most... Full story


Our new website has launched

The Telegram Newspaper is a unique Newspaper that is continuously reinventing itself. In 2008, we launched our first website. As things change and most importantly the way that people get their news... Full story

 By Gina Steward    News    May 17, 2018

Annual 'Maroon & White Luncheon award scholarships

Last month the Inkster Community Foundation hosted their Annual 'Maroon & White" Scholarship Luncheon. The event titled 'Beyond the Horizon was an opportunity to award scholarships to graduating... Full story


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