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 By Xaiver Jones    News    July 19, 2018

Slow It Down

Citizens of Southwest Detroit are fed up with the traffic that dangerously speeds up Fort Street everyday. The community gathered on a busy Fort Street to hold host a protest that would build...

 

Belanger Park Music Fest

Rouge celebrated the 4th Annual Belanger Park Music Festival over the weekend. Familiar friendly face Mitch Doig put his camera down to organize the festival. His team spent countless hours of...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    July 5, 2018

I Have a Purpose Summer Youth Conference

Jayila Washington walked across the stage of River Rouge High School in 2012. The years have been kind and the work has been harder for Ms. Washington. In 2018 the city girl earned her Bachelor's...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    July 5, 2018

City Of Ecorse Bringing Back The Fun

This Summer has been an interesting one to say the least. The freeways are constantly clogged with construction, potholes are still fighting strong, and it's been historically hot. Not to mention...

 

BOOKS IN THE HOOD REVIEW An Unkindness of Ghost

An Unkindness of Ghost is the debut novel from author Rivers Solomon. Released by Akashic books October of 2017. An Unkindness of Ghost was a finalist for the 2018 Locus Award for First Novel, winner...

 

Seduced By The General By: T. Norfleet

Seduced By The General is another title in the long list of Detroit author India T. Norfleet. Norfleet is a writer of romance and erotica where her stories are very distinctive from others in the...

 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Daizy Doodles

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Daizy Doodles Megan White has big dreams, she plans on using her God given artistic talents to make them a reality. White has aspirations of becoming a queen cartoonist and master of...

 

Michigan Comic Con Coming to Cobo In August

Come one come all, prepare yourselves for the 2018 Michigan Comic Con. The Michigan Comic Con is a comic convention hosted by Imaginarium, and advertising and event production powerhouse. Imaginarium...

 

Telegram Exclusive Interview with Larry B. Scott

Larry B. Scott is an American screen actor that's been on set for many moons. He debuted in the 1978 film, A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich. Staring with Cicely Tyson in the role of a troubled teen...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Business    May 24, 2018

WELCOME NEW BUSINESS TO CITY OF RIVER ROUGE

River Rouge welcomes Sugar to the Jefferson strip. Sugar is a coffee and donut shop owned by Stewart Fox and operated by his family. Sugar offers fresh donuts, coffee and apparel. The shop sold out...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    May 17, 2018

Boxing Super Star Claressa Shields Host Workouts At Downtown Boxing Gym

Two time Olympic Gold Medalist and Unified Women's Super-Middleweight Champion Claressa Shields. Visited Detroit's Downtown Boxing Gym to talk to the media and youth. Shields want to become a real...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Education    May 3, 2018

Cultivating Minds To Own Thyself

Google defines wealth as an abundance of valuable possessions or money. In my own terms, generational wealth is the act of taking said valuable possessions and passing it down through the bloodline....

 

A Writer With a Cause

Steven Malik Shelton is a simple man. But heaps of issues, concepts, and theories keep him going. Marriage, fatherhood, writing, and even Martial Arts are just a few things that keep Shelton's blood...

 

Books in the Hood Review

Normally, what stories are told out of the city of Detroit? Action, suspense, and crime normally cross my eyes when browsing local bookstores. The Empress' New Hair is something that defies the norm....

 

Albert Harper - The Exercise Bandit

Albert Harper is a man who is known by more than the name he came into the Earth with. Some call him Crazy, others call him The Beast. But the title Mr. Harper is most accustomed to is the Exercise...

 

Evrod Cassimy Reads at Sabbath Middle School

WDIV morning news anchor Evrod Cassimy visited Sabbath Middle School. Principal, Desmond Thomas encouraged his staff to go all out for last month festivities. Selena Johnson pulled her resources and...

 

Javion Johnson: Meet the Man Behind the Scene

Javion Johnson hasn't been on the Earth for too long. But the twenty three year old has made the best of all his living years and waking moments. Johnson is signed on as the Campaign Manager and...

 

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