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Articles from the April 5, 2018 edition

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The Tragedy and Horror of Wrongful Convictions

It is ironic that the two branches of the system that have the power to ensnare the innocent - police agencies and the judicial system - are also some of the most secretive, imperious, and hostile to...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 5, 2018

Civil Rights Leaders Remember Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4

On April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his prophetic but inspirational "I've Been to the Mountaintop," speech at the historic Masonic Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. One day later, the...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 5, 2018

Local college student participates in 'Never Again' March

University of Michigan-Dearborn (UMD) student, Alexann Zahara, spent time in Florida during spring break, like many college students do. Zahara was there for a respite from the hectic demand of...

 
 By KB Steward    Lifestyles    April 5, 2018

SENIOR STAR - JESSIE KUYKENDALL IS 103 YEARS OLD

Jessie Kuykendall was born on October 14, 1914 in Shaws, Mississippi and currently resides in the City of Detroit. Jessie didn't have any children of her own, but she was a mother to many. She lived...

 

MLK50: Fifty Years after Kerner and King, Racism Still Matters

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., NAACP President Derrick Johnson talks about Dr. King's assassination and the Kerner Commission." Segregation and poverty...

 

Remote Locker Allows Dearborn Students to Access Library Materials

As a conclusion to the Telegram's series, 'More Than Just Books', the focus this week is on the collaborative efforts of the Dearborn Public Library system and the library staff at Dearborn's Salina I...

 
 By Butch Davis    Sports    April 5, 2018

Next Year High School Sport Classifications

In Lansing this past week the new classification breaks will see 22 schools move up in class for 2018-19, while 15 schools will move down. Effective with the 2018-19 school year, schools with 885 or...

 

Everyone is invited to the 4th annual Romulus Eco-Fair

ROMULUS – The City of Romulus' fourth annual "Eco-Fair" is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at the Romulus Athletic Center, 35765 Northline Road. The free event – a celebration of...

 

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