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 By Kellee Jordan    Sports    March 14, 2024

Efforts to increase the number of African American Swimmers start with 'Detroit 100'

Detroit Masters Swim Club, this year affectionately known as "Detroit 100" is a newly formed adult swim team, striding to increase minority involvement. Detroit and the surrounding areas have a long...

 

The impact of Clarence Gatliff: The Swimming Legend

By the time I started swimming he was a legend, all of the older recreation coaches reverenced him. He was involved in many ice- breaking educational and recreation/sports activities in the state. He...

 

Something Old, Something New, Something Electric and Mobile too!

North American International Auto Show has returned to Detroit. Automobile enthusiasts and technology geeks look here. Also, those looking into the industry as stakeholders or workforce labor, pay...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    August 31, 2023

A Dream To Be Continued

On August 26, 2023, roughly 100,000 people gathered promoting and living as the unity of the March on Washington. 60 years later nearing the anniversary date (August 28, 1963) of the March on...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    Business    July 6, 2023

Lilly's Intricate Beads

The history of beads dates back 40,000 years as talisman, status symbols, amulets, and barter. The historical, geographical, and thematic features make every bead special. Beads come in various sizes...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    June 29, 2023

A new King in town, statue unveiling

On Friday, June 23, 2023 the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the City of Detroit unveiled the Martin Luther King Jr. statue, commemorating the 60th anniversary...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    Business    May 25, 2023

BooKoo Creations has something for everyone

Gabriel Bosket, Las Vegas born, eastside Detroit residence, is the business owner and creator of BooKoo Creations. He as of today has a skill set in operating heavy machinery, graphic design, 3D...

 

Beauty and Fashion Influencer: Jazimen Renee

Meet Jazimen Renee/RichKisses, beauty and fashion influencer. Jazimen Renee is a Detroit model, host, and makeup artist. "I'm a spontaneous person who loves trying new things that I can learn from or...

 

Golden Girls Group: A Safe Space for Black Women

Golden Girl Group, described on their site'where women of color (and our allies) can always shine' started as a podcast, now a non-profit, with 1,700 Golden Girls on Facebook and growing. Golden...

 

March is Women's Month

March is Women's Month, an annual time to highlight the contributions of women events in history and contemporary history. The Unites States, the United Kingdom and Australia celebrate in the third...

 

Getting to Know the Author - Xaiver Jones

Michigan is full of historical figures. Recently the Telegram Newspaper dove deeper in meeting River Rouge native Black author Xavier Jones. Book 0 by Xavier Jones is a collection of short stories,...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    January 12, 2023

Happy Birthday Celebrations for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Below is a list of current Martin Luther King Jr. Day events Soul Night Jan 15, 8pm at the Garden Theater MLK Day at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 8am - 5pm MLK Fellowship...

 

September is Insurance Awareness Month

Have you ever lost a loved one? What was that like? Did you have to help arrange the funeral? Did you and your family have to contribute payments? Do you know who was responsible for resolving your...

 

An Evening With Dr. Banks and WGPR

"We want this to be the third most important cultural center in Detroit," says Kenneth Hollowell. He is speaking of The William V. Banks Broadcast Museum and Media Center, located in WGPR-TV studio,...

 

Logan's Learning Lab, Desiree found a need and filled it

Logan's Learning Lab is a private tutoring company birthed from COVID. "I'm really into mental health, education," says Desiree Bailey, baby sister of three, two-degree holder, mother of one and one...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    May 19, 2022

The Pantheon of Black Banking

According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation almost 17% of African Americans do not have a bank account. Most Black neighborhoods do not have banks for two to three miles, but ATMs are never...

 

Peeling License Plates are a problem

You may have read Winter- Water- Wonderland and recall seeing navy blue license plates with bright yellow letters slowing increase in popularity among Michigan vehicles this year. Something else you...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    Sports    April 7, 2022

What's New at Comerica Park?

The Detroit Tigers will welcome back fans to Comerica Park on April 8th, Opening Day. There are some new food items and beverages, giveaways items, merchandise, Tigers Authentic items, corporate...

 

Be Your Own Cheerleader Coach Cam Changing People Lives

It has been said that one should exercise at least 30 - minutes to 60 - minutes of the day. Camille Nimmons aka Coach Cam is ensuring she and others do just that. Coach Cam is up at 4 am, Monday – Fri...

 

Mask Off. Forget It. Mask On

Many communities are finding they are in the clear to ditch masks indoors. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has three determining factors to mask lift: hospital beds being used, hospital...

 

Willie Brake and All About Technology address the Digital Divide in Detroit

A diverse, knowledgeable, resourceful, and social human being lives among us. Willie Brake, legend in the making, having uniquely made technology affordable, while reducing electronic waste at the...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    January 20, 2022

5G network increase may require some mobile users to upgrade their mobile device

New Year, New Phone! While5G, the fifth-generation mobile network increase coverage, it may be time for an upgraded phone. 5G is a fast, strong, and reliable higher multi-Gbps peak data speed...

 

What Civil Rights Mean

Civil Rights are manners and behaviors best suited for civilization. These rights grant equal social and political treatment. Civil is relating to citizen and their concerns. Rights have a...

 

Tipping Etiquette

Tis the season to be giving. Fancy bags, gift boxes, longer store hours and more tip jars makes their appearance around the winter holidays. While this all is normal, tipping etiquette has now...

 

Residents are not fond of City of Detroit Speed Hump Program

Speeding is a primary factor in accidents. To counter that problem there are traffic calming tools; speed limits, round abouts, signs, speed humps and speed bumps are among strategies to calm...

 

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