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Learning about Dr. King should be a year long process

The third Monday of January is the day that the nation recognizes the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The United States passed the legislation to make it a Federal Holiday in 1983. But the...

 

Our Health is Our Wealth

Over the last two months I have been watching my dad's diet. No he is not on a diet, but his doctor has instructed us that there are some things that he needs to remove from his normal meal plan...

 

Are you shopping in your community?

There is always so much hype during this time of year as people prepare for Christmas Day. I do not get into the big commercialization of Christmas Day celebration. Christmas Day is to celebrate the b...

 

Invincible Inkster Deltas helping to feed the community

The Inkster Deltas hosted their ' 1 Day- 2 Serve -3 Ways' on November 20th. They collected items at a Hustle For Turkeys event held on Friday, November 18th. At this event, they had an instructor who...

 

Give a subscription to the Telegram News

Where do you get your news from? Do you get snippets from your friends or clips from that have just been copied from other people. It's time to get your news from your local community newspaper, the...

 

Are you engaged in your community?

I have realized that one of the most important things that is missing In our cities is ‘community engagement’. Some of the major issues that are affecting our homes, community, state and the...

 

Thank you supporters of the Telegram News

It's time to celebrate the 78th Anniversary of the Telegram Newspaper. We consider us to be the Biggest Little Paper in town. There comes a time when you look back over your past and you just say...

 

Holding our Elected Officials Accountable is Hard Work and Necessary

Twice a year I publish a column 'We must hold our Elected Officials Accountable". As I rally with the community members and we discuss the issues that are important to them, I see the fire in their...

 

The residents have the Power; use it at the ballot box

I sometimes ponder on the question, what is the responsibility of elected officials? I believe that their main responsibility is to represent the people in the area where they were elected. Whether...

 

It's Election Season

All cities in Michigan will have a General Election on Tuesday, November 8th. I know it is not the Presidential election, but it is important that you exercise your right to vote. It is time to learn...

 

Why are they activist?

I watched a group of young people over the last few months and I began to ponder the question, why are they activist? Were they born with the Activist gene or did they become activist because of the...

 

Telegram News celebrates its 78th Anniversary

Time is really moving fast. Another year of providing providing positive news to the residents of Southeastern Michigan and throughout the country has gone past. I thank all of you who continue to...

 

Do you know that You have the right to VOTE?

Are you going to vote in this year's election? I hope so . I put together this brief history that explains what transpired in order for many of you to have 'the right' to vote. The 15th Amendment...

 

It's Election Season, Your Vote Matters

Over the next four months, everyone who is at least 18 years of age can let their voice be heard. It's Election season in Michigan. The Primary election date is August 2nd and the General election...

 

Did you start a savings plan in January? How is your plan going?

Good financial habits start with an effort. Have you started saving anything? A dollar a week, a quarter a week, anything? I know some people lost their job because of the COVID-19 pandemic and...

 

Have you read anything good lately?

How much time do your children spend reading in a week? Do they see you reading? I have always been a reader. My parents made sure we read books, mostly Black History books or stories, however we...

 

City of Ecorse has plans for significant changes

Many times small cities get overlooked when it come to big projects. The City of Ecorse has some big ideas to transform their Department of Public Works (DPW) Department and their Police Department....

 

You are always your mother's baby

As we celebrate Woman's History Month, I always take 'Publisher's Privilege' and write about the woman that I admire most, my mother, Regina Wilson. She gave me guidance and direction that has made...

 

March is Reading Month Take Time To Read

As Reading Month begins, I want to inspire you to continue reading. Reading opens the world to you without paying for air fare, rental car and a hotel stay. It is a way to share in the lives of...

 

Black History Month comes to an end, now what's the plan?

Well February is just about over and that ends Black History Month. However, we will continue to share information about Black people, Black Business and organizations throughout the year. Let’s mak...

 

My history is Generational Blessings

I grew up in a household that focused on learning about Black history. We played Black History Bingo, had Black History Trivia games and my parents made sure we visited museums to learn about our...

 

Two years in and we still need to wear a mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing over the last two months. Michigan is still one of the states with a very high number of cases and deaths. Then...

 

Martin Luther King was a Millennial when he made history

During this week, the United States of America pauses to celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When I speak about him, I always remind people that he was only 39 years old when he...

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It's time to make changes in our lives to be healthier

Well, another year has come and gone. For some people, things have affected their lives and they were forced to make some changes. For others, they have planned to make changes. And for the last group...

 

Where are the HOTPICKS?

If I heard that once, I heard it 100 times over the last two weeks. Yes, I forgot to put the HOTPICK numbers in the Telegram during the first two weeks in November. The readers called me, texted me,...

 

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