Articles from the February 17, 2022 edition

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With Her Speedskating Gold Medal, Erin Jackson Hopes to Inspire More Black Girls in Winter Sports

While the Super Bowl expectedly received all the attention in the sports world on Sunday, February 13, the Winter Olympics provided a most historical moment. Erin Jackson became the first Black woman...

 

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL FOR REPLACEMENT OF ROONEY RULE

NEW YORK -- Civil rights leaders who met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today called for the League to establish specific recruiting and hiring procedures for executive and coaching positions,...

 

Ecorse Childcare Center Serving Downriver for Nearly 30 Years

We Care Child Development Center in Ecorse began welcoming children into its care in the spring of 1992. A ministry of New Greater Bethlehem Temple, We Care Child Development Center was founded by...

 

Melissa Sampey the Newest Face on Westland City Council

When Melissa Sampey decided to run for Westland City Council, she felt being an advocate for residents would be a natural fit for her passion to give back to her community and the people around her. S...

 

2022 Black History Month highlights Black health and wellness

DETROIT - During Black History Month in February, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is raising awareness about staying well to avoid chronic disease such as diabetes, kidney disease an...

 

NAACP WRITE HER FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP POWERED BY LANCÔME

The Write Her Future Scholarship powered by Lancôme is one of many funding opportunities available to Black students and students of color through the NAACP Inspire Initiatives. This scholarship is...

 

Greater Romulus Chamber Holding Black-Owned Business Showcase February 26th 2 - 6pm

ROMULUS – The Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) is holding a new event they're calling the "Black-Owned Business and Vendor Showcase" on February 26, 2022. The Showcase is free to attend an...

 

SBA, Black Chambers Back President Biden's Push for Federal Contracting with Minority Businesses

When President Joe Biden directed federal agencies to increase contracting spending with small, disadvantaged businesses by 50 percent over the next five years, Bibi Hidalgo, the associate...

 

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