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Ecorse Schools to Offer New Career Training Program This Fall

Beginning in fall 2021, Ecorse students will have a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) course option. Automotive Service Technician will join Cosmetology, Radio and Television, Graphic Design,...

 

MICHIGAN CLEAN SLATE ACT IN EFFECT TO HELP RETURNING CITIZENS ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNGEMENT

LANSING - Over the coming months, returning citizens can get help with expunging eligible convictions from their criminal record to aid them in their pursuit of full-time, self-sufficient employment...

 

Benson, leaders: Attack on voting rights is un-American

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and a diverse group of state leaders declared today in a joint press conference that the dozens of Republican bills introduced in the state Legislature constitute an...

 

President Biden Nominates Three Black Women for Federal Court of Appeals

Remember these names: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Tiffany Cunningham, and Candace Jackson-Akiwumi. These are President Joseph Biden's first three nominations for the federal Court of Appeals. In 2020, Bide...

 

Representative Rashida Tlaib Announces Funeral Assistance for Michiganders Who've Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19

DETROIT – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) announced today that FEMA has begun accepting applications for funeral assistance for Michiganders who’ve lost loved ones to COVID-19. Congresswoman Tlaib helped pass the funeral assistance program as...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 15, 2021

State Legislators Respond to Coordinated Attacks on Voting Rights

On Wednesday, April 7, state representatives from four states responded to Republican attacks on voting rights via a press conference call. Michigan State Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-23rd Dist.) joined S...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Business    April 15, 2021

AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan:

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) extends its wishes for a blessed and safe Ramadan to all Muslims in the US and in the rest of the world. Ramadan is expected to begin today Tuesday, April...

 

Pope Francis Center Serving Detroit's Homeless for Over 30 Years

In 1990, a winter blizzard forced homeless people to huddle against the walls of Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church on St. Antoine Street in Detroit. "The pastor saw them and he brought them indoors...

 

General Motors Announces 400 Percent Increase in Ad Spending with Black-Owned Media

General Motors, a longtime corporate partner of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), announced increasing advertising spending in Black-owned media by 400 percent. According to a...

 

Wayne Main Street Announces Annual Clean Up Day

The civic organization Wayne Main Street (WMS) is hosting their annual Clean-Up Day in downtown Wayne on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. They invite community members of all ages to join...

 

Dearborn Residents Offer Free Brake Light Repairs

On Saturday, April 17th from 11am to 3pm EST, motorists can have their brake and headlights assessed and replaced at Accountability for Dearborn's Free Brake Light Repair Clinic. The event will be...

 

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