Articles from the May 28, 2020 edition

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 By Julianne Malveaux    News    May 28, 2020

Old, Sick and Incarcerated

There were 4623 incarcerated people over 65 in federal prisons during the first week of May.Until May 12, Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump's one-time campaign manager, was one of them.The 71-year-old petition... Full story


Westwood Community School District Adjusts to Meet the Needs of Its Families

It's no secret that schools are closed in Michigan. But that doesn't have to mean the learning has to stop. Schools in Michigan are required to submit a Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response... Full story


All Michigan voters will receive applications to vote by mail

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced today that all registered voters in Michigan will receive an application to vote by mail in the August and November elections. "By mailing applications, we... Full story


NAACP says We Are Done Dying

As the world faces unprecedented times and new realities during this global pandemic, and incidents of hate and domestic terrorism are perpetuated leading to routine brutalization of... Full story


The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

Sunday, May 17, marked the 66th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. the Board of Education. The Brown decision addressed consolidated issues from four different cases -... Full story


Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000

Health officials say the actual death toll is likely far higher than the recorded count The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more... Full story



etermine Your Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits People who lose their job through no fault of their own and have worked a certain number of hours may be eligible to receive unemployment;... Full story

 By Chris Juhn    News    May 28, 2020

Tear gas flies as Minneapolis rioters protest death of George Floyd in police custody By: Chris Juhn

MINNEAPOLIS-Protests turned violent on Tuesday as anti-police activists smashed windows and vandalized police cars in response to the death of an African American man at the hands of four law... Full story

 By Renee Summers    News    May 28, 2020

Gleaners Community Food Bank Distributes Hope and Help

ounded in 1977, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been helping to feed the hungry in metro Detroit. Gleaners accomplishes this by soliciting surplus food from grocers, local gardens, and... Full story


Parker Johnson says her baby needs a mask

Even Parker Johnson at three (3) years old, knows it is important to wear a mask. She wanted to take her baby doll (Sarah) with her outside. But she said Sarah needs a mask. Her mom, LaTasha Johnson,... Full story


11th Annual Happy Soles 5K Run & Walk is a "virtual race"

TAYLOR – Registration is under way for the 11th annual Happy Soles 5K Run and Walk,which is a virtual event this year in the wake of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The 5K is a key supporting e... Full story


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