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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,...

 

Ecorse Football team wins District

The football season has been exciting for the Ecorse Red Raiders and the District finals didn't disappoint. The Raiders ran a touchdown to win their game last Friday with seven seconds on the clock. T...

 

Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit & Vicinity says TAKE THE SHOT

The COVID-19 Pandemic is into it's 2nd year. Many people have lost their loved ones to this virus and the way we conduct business has forever changed. Not only has the manner in which we conduct...

 

What happened to the constant sanitizing at the stores?

The Covid Pandemic is still real. I notice so many different things that make me say mmmmm when I am out in the community. But the other day I realized that this was occurring more often. Since it is...

 

NOVEMBER 2ND ELECTION RESULTS

The results of the November 2nd General election for cities in Western Wayne County. Detroit mayor Mike Duggan Detroit clerk Janice M. Winfrey Detroit council member at large Coleman A. Young Jr....

 

Election signs vandelized in Romulus

There is less than a week to go until the 2021 General Election, but the shenanigans are going on in Romulus. It's no surprise that election signs have come up missing in Detroit and Romulus. That...

 

You have the right to VOTE; Now use it

It is the year 2021, and the General Election is less than three weeks away. Are you going to vote in the election? I hope so. This brief history explains what transpired in order for you to have...

 

The Detroit Institute of Arts has something for everyone

This museum is more than a museum. When almost everything was closed during the Covid pandemic late summer 2020, the Detroit Institute of Arts was open for business. The staff and visitors adhered to...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP to host 24th Annual Freedom Fundraiser Virtual Event

The Western Wayne County NAACP will host their Annual Freedom Fundraiser on Sunday, October 17th from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. Because of COVID-19 numbers are higher than expected, this year's event will be...

 

Adams wants to Debate Duggan says no

Who will serve as the leader of the City of Detroit for the next four years? That decision will be made on November 2, 2021 by the people of Detroit. Before the decision is made, people normally...

 

Telegram News announce First class of 30 under 30

The Telegram Newspaper is looking to recognize the First Inaugural Class of 30 under 30. This class will highlight 30 young people who are from Wayne County that are doing amazing things in their...

 

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