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Articles from the January 17, 2019 edition

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 By Renee Summers    News    January 17, 2019

Inkster Police Chief William T. Riley Optimistic About 2019

In the city of Inkster, the rallying cry is "all hands on deck!" For decades the city had gotten a bad rap, and was often perceived as a place full of crime and poverty. Then, in 2015, came the... Full story

 By Renee Summers    News    January 17, 2019

MLK Day Observances Abound in Metro Detroit This January

As far as federal holidays go, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day brings about its own distinctive types of festivities. Memorial Day ushers in the season of summer. Independence Day is a day for... Full story


Four Ways Graduates Can Use Their First Job As A Framework For Success

While the job market for recent college graduates has improved, a good number of employers don't think they're sufficiently prepared. A recent survey by PayScale found only about 50 percent of... Full story


Detroit Caucus members speak out in support of GM workers

DETROIT - Members of the Detroit Caucus attended the opening press conference yesterday for the 2019 North American Auto Show, celebrating the technological partnerships that have allowed Michigan to... Full story


NAACP Slams Trump Administration and Calls for End to Government Shutdown

In a statement released last week the NAACP called on the White House and Congress to work swiftly to bring an end to the current, partial shutdown of the federal government in a way that does not... Full story


Los Angeles Teachers strike a wakeup call

The Teachers in the second largest school district is on strike. The Teachers of Los Angeles have gone on strike but not only pay but lower class sizes that average 40 and more support staff. This str... Full story

 By Gina Steward    Faith    January 17, 2019


This week's Pastor Profile is on Rev. Mark Zockheem. He is the pastor of United Church of Faith Methodist located at 6064 Fourth St in Romulus. This is his first Pastorship and he has been a pastor fo... Full story


The State of the Children

Last month, on December 8th a summit was held at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library to bring awareness of the plight of the nation's children. Speakers included Reverend Frederick D. Shaw J... Full story


Jim Crow Museum Bus Tour

Join Black Scroll Network History & Tours as we EXPLORE the Jim Crow Museum in Big Rapids, MI on the campus of Ferris State University. Along with that, we will also investigate a few Black... Full story


Westwood Community School District reveals new logo, marketing campaign

DEARBORN HEIGHTS– Westwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons unveiled a new logo to teachers, staff and school board members as part of the start of a brand identity... Full story


Marijuana and Driving: What You Should Know Marijuana 101 - Part 2

Studies show it is not safe to drive while high. You should wait 4 hours after smoking before driving. Driving high is a form of impaired driving. Your ability to drive safely can be significantly affected after using marijuana. Impaired driving is... Full story


10 Doctor-Recommended New Year's Resolutions

(StatePoint) With the new year upon us, you may be looking for resolutions that will help to keep you and your loved ones healthy and happy in the year ahead. "This is the perfect time of year to cons... Full story


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