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 By Renee Summers    News    May 31, 2018

Westland Boxing Gym Provides Life Lessons

A boxer needs more than just a quick jab or a strong left hook. Erskine Wade knows this from personal experience. He has seen many fighters who had no plan for life when the boxing career came to an e...

 

River Rouge Police Chief Deborah Hayes-Price dies

Chief Deborah Hayes-Price at her swearing in River Rouge. She was the first African American women to serve as Chief of Police. Chief Price was 66 years old and has been with the police department...

 

DETROIT GRAND PRIX COMES TO BELLE ISLE THIS WEEKEND

The Detroit Grand Prix has races all weekend. Friday, June 1 is a Free Day courtesy of Comerica Bank. Comerica Bank FREE Prix Day: Gate admission is FREE of charge; open seating in all grandstands. FR...

 
 By Sheldon Neeley    News    May 31, 2018

FLINT REPRESENTATIVE SHELDON NEELEY CONDEMNS CONTINUED INACTION

FLINT – Yesterday, the Genesee County Health Department notified the residents of Flint that the city remains under a public health emergency declaration and asks residents to continue taking...

 

The senseless killings must stop

Over the last five years, you can’t turn on the news without hearing about someone being killed. Not that they died of some health condition, but that they died at the hands of another and in most...

 

Superintendent Sue Carnell to retire

The Westwood Community School District's motto is Education with CARE: Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Under the direction of retiring superintendent, Sue Carnell, the district has...

 

It's That Time Again Colors of Cancer Race 4 Resources

Cancer Awareness and Resource Network, (CARN) is hosting its 2nd annual 6k "Colors of Cancer Race 4 Resources" to put the spotlight on all cancer types and their colors in a robust and inclusive way....

 

Coleman Young: Legacy of a Black Mayor

When Coleman Alexander Young campaigned for mayor of Detroit in 1973 and was elected in 1974, there was a strong sense of anticipation, pride and destiny among the city's Black population. Many older...

 

A New Awakening for the Inkster Public Library

Let me begin by apologizing for not addressing the following situation quickly and in a timely manner. I know there has been some confusion as it pertains to the Inkster Public Library. Since January...

 

Michigan Comic Con Coming to Cobo In August

Come one come all, prepare yourselves for the 2018 Michigan Comic Con. The Michigan Comic Con is a comic convention hosted by Imaginarium, and advertising and event production powerhouse. Imaginarium...

 

A Simple Good Morning Will Do

Dear Tasha, I started working for my organization about 5 years ago as the receptionist and I really love what I do. Every morning I get to greet people, answer the phone and help my coworkers when...

 

The Budding Actors: Summer Theatre Program

GARDEN CITY - Budding_Actors Program is looking for Youth Ages 6 Years to 11 Years of Age to participate in this year's program. They will receive a Free Final Performance on Thursday, June 28th at...

 
 By Butch Davis    Sports    May 31, 2018

Tigers were entertaining this Weekend

It’s a different group of entertainers on the Detroit Tigers ball club getting the job done as our home team have won as per this past Monday have won four out of five games. Yes in this past...

 

Celebrating Good Health During Older Americans Month

StatePoint) The contributions of older Americans are celebrated each May during Older Americans' Month. This year's theme, "Engage at Every Age," emphasizes that you are never too old to enrich your...

 

BLESSFEST free resource fair returns to Downriver Saturday, June 2

TAYLOR – Downriver's BLESSFEST, "A Day of Hope", returns Saturday, June 2, 12pm-3pm. This year's BLESSFEST will be held at New Hope Assembly, 14000 Racho Blvd, Taylor. (two blocks north of...

 

Civil Rights Activists, NFL Players React to New National Anthem Policy

Protesters held a rally in front of the National Football League's New York City headquarters on May 25 after the league announced new rules that punish players who don't stand for the national...

 

ARMED SERVICES

U.S. Air Force Airman Tonato J. Tutt Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that inclu...

 
 By James Washington    Faith    May 31, 2018

When the World Attacks You, Find Strength in Christ's Power

I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in Bible study. In doing so, I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at Paul without really seeing Jesus' amazing handiwork. Now you need to know that...

 

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