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  • INDYCar Racing Takes Over Downtown Detroit

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Jun 6, 2024

    Loud engines roaring and lightning-fast speeding cars were spotted on the streets of Downtown Detroit for this year's, The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. All weekend long local, national and even international car enthusiasts traveled from across the globe, just to visit the Motor City for the INDYCAR Races. This weekend and last year's racing that led to returning to the streets of Detroit, has history dating back to the early 1980s. So, the Grand Prix this year was more like a homecoming and...

  • It's time to celebrate. Happy Anniversary to me!

    Gina Wilson Steward|Jun 6, 2024

    This week marks my 18th Anniversary as owner of the Telegram Newspaper. What an accomplishment for me and my family! On Monday, June 1st as I thanked God for his continued Favor as I stepped out on being an entrepreneur 18 years ago. As any small business owner knows, if you don't work... you don't eat. I have never looked back. (Well not really. I did look back once early on when my finances was negative and I remembered those guaranteed $2,000/week checks that I used to get in Corporate...

  • Soulardarity to host How to Power a City - Spotlight on Highland Park, Michigan

    Max Boyd|Jun 6, 2024

    DETROIT - Soulardarity will be hosting a screening of the documentary "How To Power A City" by director Melanie La Rosa at the Detroit School of Arts Ford Theater on Sunday, June 9 from 1 to 5 PM. Ticket proceeds will be going directly to Soulardarity to fund its ongoing work. Soulardarity is a membership-based 501c3 non-profit located in Highland Park and works in the Detroit Metro Area. They were started in 2011 after DTE repossessed all of the residential street lights in Highland Park with...

  • Star International Academy Student Sets National Record with Nearly $10 Million in College Scholarships

    Ryan Bridges|Jun 6, 2024

    Dearborn Heights, MI - Star International Academy (SIA) announced today that Ahmed Jawad, a graduating senior, has earned an extraordinary $9,926,344 in scholarships, setting a new national record. This unprecedented achievement underscores Star International Academy's commitment to fostering academic excellence and nurturing exceptional talent. "We are incredibly proud to announce that Ahmed Jawad, a distinguished senior at Star International Academy, has achieved an extraordinary milestone by...

  • Ecorse Raider, Chris Woods selected to play in MHSBCA All Star Game

    Dominique Madden, Telegram Contributing Reporter|Jun 6, 2024

    Chris Woods has been selected to play in the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) All Star Game on June 18th at Comerica Park. He has been training for this moment his entire life. This is the East vs. West All Star Game of the top players in the state of Michigan. This honor has been bestowed upon only a select few and he has made the cut. Chris is a Senior at Ecorse High School and he played on the Varsity Ecorse Raiders baseball team for four years. He started playing...

  • America's Music Fabric has been Influenced by Black Music, June is Black Music Month

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram News Reporter|Jun 6, 2024

    The month of June, in America celebrates not only Juneteenth but Black Music Month too. Dating back to 1979, out of the White House, President Jimmy Carter gave recognition of Black musical influences, that have been essential to our nation's musical archives and cultural heritage. From that point until now, the legacy continues and annually, by presidential proclamation, it serves as a reminder to all. Blacks in America have created, fostered and over time, have given inspiration to various...

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