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  • Three Black U.S. Army Reservists Killed in Drone Attack Near Syrian Border

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|Feb 1, 2024

    Three Black American reservists from the 926th Engineer Brigade, based at Fort Moore, Georgia, lost their lives in a drone attack on a U.S. base near the Jordan-Syria border. Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh identified the fallen soldiers as Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, of Carrollton, Georgia; Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, 24, of Waycross, Georgia; and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, 23, of Savannah, Georgia. The tragedy occurred at the logistics support base at Tower 22 of the...

  • It's Primary Season All Across the USA:

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Feb 1, 2024

    It's the beginning of 2024 United States primary election season. Already, campaigning throughout the country has begun. Some primaries will start on February 3rd, like in the state of South Carolina whereas, some have started by the time you will have read this article. Michigan residents will now vote in the presidential primary on Feb 27th. Make sure to mark it in your calendars. No changes will occur for the cities of River Rouge, Ecorse and Lincoln Park, 25th District Court. The 25th...


    Clarice Chambers, Contributing Columnist|Feb 1, 2024

    How many people can boast and say that they have a family history of longevity, and that the matriarch of their family is a Centenarian and close to becoming a Supercentenarian. Claudia Patrick Williams is our family matriarch, and she has been able to tell us our family history all the way back to 1865 which we have documented. Also, she is a proud graduate of one of Georgia's HBCU, Albana State University in 1937, that was 87 years ago. On behalf of the Patrick family, I would just like to...

  • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Opposes Giving Billions in Tax Breaks to the Rich

    Telegram Staff|Feb 1, 2024

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement opposing H.R. 7024: "I oppose this GOP-led bill that gives billions of dollars in tax breaks to the rich, while leaving behind millions of children living in poverty. Our families deserve so much better than a bill that trades massive tax breaks for the richest Americans for crumbs for a fraction of the poorest children in our country. In the first year, the richest 120,000 households would get a...

  • The Honolulu Blues: The Fans and The History of What It Means to Be a Detroit Lion

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Feb 1, 2024

    The Detroit Lions! Winners or Losers? That’s your call to make. At the end of the day, the fact remains that the Detroit Lions did some amazing work this season. Making it to the NFC Championship game is major! So, no matter how you feel about the final results, there’s always next year to try it again. Keep your hopes that we make it all the way. Now, here’s an interesting fact, did you know that the city of Detroit, is the only place where the Sea of Honolulu exist? Think about it. Eithe...

  • Inkster Housing Commission Announces Departure of CEO and President Aaron Cooper, Gladys Neal to serve as interim

    Feb 1, 2024

    INKSTER, Michigan, Jan. 25, 2024 - The Inkster Housing Commission (IHC) today announced the departure of its esteemed CEO and President, Aaron Cooper, who will be leaving the organization to pursue a new opportunity. Mr. Cooper has been an invaluable asset to the IHC, and his dedicated service and leadership will be greatly missed. We extend our sincere gratitude to Mr. Cooper for his exceptional contributions and wish him the very best in his future endeavors. "During Mr. Cooper's tenure, the...

  • Ecorse Public Accuracy Test

    Ecorse Clerk Department|Feb 1, 2024

    CITY OF ECORSE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC ACCURACY TESTING AGENDA February 6, 2024; 4:30pm Council Chambers Please Take Notice that the City of Ecorse Election Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 4:30pm in the Ecorse City Hall Council Chambers located at 3869 W. Jefferson, Ecorse, Ml 48229; for the purposes of conducting the public accuracy test pursuant to MCL 168. 798 (1) for the February 27, 2024 Presidential Primary Election...