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Articles from the January 12, 2023 edition

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 By Lisa Vox    News    January 12, 2023

How Martin Luther King Jr. Day Became a Federal Holiday

On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a federal holiday effective Jan. 20, 1986. As a result, Americans commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s...

 

Second-grade student, Derrick Howard, adopts his entire school for Christmas

Derrick Howard, a second-grade student at Taft-Galloway Elementary adopted his entire school for the holidays! He told his mom that not all of his friends might get gifts for Christmas so he wanted...

 
 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...

 

How Some are Finding Success While Living on Less

It was supposed to be a part-time job. But the workload, travel requirements and responsibilities made Keturah Lee's IT program management position as stressful as any full-time job. The Northeast...

 

River Rouge Schools Boost Young Entrepreneurs

In April 2022, the River Rouge School District added a unique learning experience called META 24to its curriculum to offer students the opportunity to learn essential skills and plan for a successful...

 

2023 MLK Day of Service: United We Serve January 16

The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service is a defining moment each year when Americans across the country step up to make communities more equitable and take action to create the Beloved...

 

JESSIE ENGLISH MAR. 28, 1947 – NOV. 1, 2022

JESSIE ENGLISH MAR. 28, 1947 – NOV. 1, 2022 Jessie Ruth English was born in Detroit and graduated from Northwestern High in 1965. After graduation she received a BA from Wayne State University and...

 

GEORGE WEAVER FEB. 21, 1943 – NOV. 4, 2022

GEORGE WEAVER FEB. 21, 1943 – NOV. 4, 2022 George William Weaver was born in Detroit and graduated from Northeastern High School and attended Highland Park Community College. George worked for the...

 

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