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Articles from the March 26, 2020 edition


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  • STAY AT HOME!

    Gina Steward, Telegram Publisher|Mar 26, 2020

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home order that took effect on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She said, "This disease can't spread if we are not out there." Please take heed to this. You may feel that you are ok and you can go along with your normal activity, however that is not how the Coronavirus cases will decrease. People must stay home to limit the amount of people you come in contact with. The Stay at Home order is in effect for the next three weeks. The "Stay Home, Stay Safe... Full story

  • Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence Emphasizes Service to Community

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 26, 2020

    Michigan's 14th Congressional District extends from Detroit and the Grosse Pointes in the east, west to Farmington Hills and north to Pontiac. Covering parts of two counties, it is a diverse district that includes a variety of ethnicities and religions, as well as some of the wealthiest and not so wealthy communities. The 14th Congressional District is represented by Brenda Lawrence, who has lived there all her life. Lawrence embraces the diversity and says it provides her many unique... Full story

  • My aunties pass down a Legacy of Love

    Gina Steward, Telegram CEO Publisher|Mar 26, 2020

    As the celebration of Woman's History Month comes to an end, I want to shout out a group of ladies that have had an immense affect on my life. I normally write a column about my mom during this month because one, its Women's History Month and she was an awesome woman, but also because, this is the month that she died, March 15, 2001. This year I want to let my mom's sisters, Rosemary Burgess, Willa Royals, Dr. Ethel Burns, Hattie Jackson and Joyce Edwards know how much they mean to me. (I have... Full story

  • An Open Letter to Mayor Andrew Gillum

    Bruce C T Wright, NewsOne|Mar 26, 2020

    Mayor Gillum, for the sake of your health -- and the well-being of our community -- we pen this letter from the hearts of Black men who are actively working to dispel the myths of what Black liberation, particularly for men, can be. Each of the undersigned individuals work tirelessly to redesign our surroundings so that Black men can feel wholly welcomed in various spaces, including educational spaces, political arenas, religious and spiritual temples, neighborhoods, and many other spaces... Full story

  • FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

    FBI Media|Mar 26, 2020

    Scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, your personal information, or both. Don't let them. Protect yourself and do your research before clicking on links purporting to provide information on the virus; donating to a charity online or through social media; contributing to a crowdfunding campaign; purchasing products online; or giving up your personal information in order to receive money or other benefits. The FBI advises you to be on the lookout for the following:... Full story

  • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Hosts Tele-Town Hall to Address Coronavirus Issues

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 26, 2020

    On Tuesday, March 17, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib hosted the 13th Congressional Coronavirus (COVID- 19) Telephone Town Hall. Information presented at the town hall and questions from residents were communicated via telephone rather than assembling a large group of people for the event, per Governor Gretchen Whitmer's ban on gatherings of more than 50 people, aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Also participating in the town hall were Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, Carol... Full story

  • HONORING LOCAL WOMEN

    Mar 26, 2020

    I would like to honor my sister Latricia Wright, Corporate Wellness Coach, Nutritionist and founder of Olive Seed for her notable service to mankind and dedication to our community. Latricia is reputed for her engagement and success in driving a healthier workplace culture while propelling individuals to discover the healthiest versions of themselves. Latricia came to realize that wellness means something different to everyone; therefore her programs account for individuality to fill the needs... Full story

  • Don't forget to complete your 2020 Census

    NAACP Communications|Mar 26, 2020

    The United States Constitution requires that the nation's population is counted every ten years to ensure equal representation for all communities. The entire population of the United States must be counted, not just citizens. For many reasons, it is vitally important that everyone is counted. The official count helps to ensure fair political representation. It is used to: allocate seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, determine the number of Electoral College votes for each state and... Full story

  • Occupy Your Time While Hiding at Home from the Coronavirus

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 26, 2020

    The next several weeks are promising to be a challenge for all Americans. If you are one of those who are either working from home, sent home because your workplace is no longer open, or just home because you have children to care for, be aware that being cooped up can add to personal stress levels but there are some things you can do to make the time at home more bearable. Read along for a few ideas to help you handle your time in the house in a positive manner. As long as the kids are home,... Full story

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