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Generation "Why" Part One

No matter the time period, young people are known for two things; being upset at authority and having fun. There has never been a time where the world's youth were not at a state of constant unrest. A...

 

NABJ Black Male Media Project focus on Mental Health

The National Association of Black Journalists have teamed up with Detroit PAL for a breakthrough event. The Black Male Media Project came to Detroit. The NABJ hosts these forums across the country...

 

Red Bull Arts Detroit Viewfinder series:

Detroit has a reputation for talent and history. Detroit's culture of art, style and music will all always thrive. But voices outside the arts have shifted the narrative. Chunks of the lineage has bee...

 

2019 Motor City Comic Con

To the pop culture fans of Metro Detroit, an event bigger than the super bowl, or NBA Finals has made an appearance in Novi. 2019 Motor City Comic Con expected to rise to the grandiose shenanigans of...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Education    May 16, 2019

River Rouge Dance Explosion

The dancers, and instructors of River Rouge has been working hard all year. The River Rouge Dance Explosion gave everyone a chance to display their moves. The young ladies of the Panther Elites,...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Eula Grooms - Life On The Other Side

ecoming a teacher is a valued profession in our society. A group of people who are fueled by nurturing children that don't biologically belong to them. Teachers are the first people we trust outside...

 

Tyrone Campbell The Man After The War

It's always been difficult for civilians to gain a clear understanding of the Vietnam war. American involvement surly transitioned our countries timeline. American view of the government shifted, as...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    April 18, 2019

Success From The Mind Of Albert Harper

If you ask ten people their definitions of success, you might get ten different responses. Google defines success as "The accomplishment of an aim or purpose." World record holder, Albert "The Exercis...

 

Resident Artist Opening Reception at Red Bull Arts Detroit

On April 12th Detroit came out in a wide artistic lump to support the Artist Residents of Red Bull Detroit. The Artist Residency program is vital to Red Bull Arts Detroit's commitment to the needs of...

 

The Moving Museum: Fred Moore Jr

October 9th 1931 Seven o'clock in the morning, Tupelo Mississippi Fred Moore Jr Born. Fred is a product of an Alabama raised mother, Elnora and his Mississippi raised Senior. Fred Moore Sr was an...

 

Red Bull Arts Detroit:

The Slideshow Series is a program Red Bull Arts Detroit has adapted from it's New York counterpart. The series invites artists, and professionals of all forms to present an area of interest or...

 

AaKhirah Reid Wins 50th America & Me Essay Contest

America and Me, is an essay contest held every year by Farm Bureau Insurance Company. The contest is meant to celebrate eighth grade students across the state of Michigan. 2018's subject was "Heroes...

 

Red Bull Arts Detroit Hosts Inaugural "Viewfinder" Discussion Series

Three times a year, Red Bull Arts Detroit host an art residency. In which three different artists inhabit the same space to create work for a larger showcase. The Viewfinder Series puts the artists...

 
 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....

 

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