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 By Gina Steward    News    July 12, 2018

Freedom, Freedom, Freedom

DETROIT -- James Robinson, an enslaved veteran, preacher and author, was honored at an Independence Day memorial service at his gravesite at historic Elmwood Cemetery. Under the auspices of the...

 

NAACP Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

BALTIMORE —NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court: Today, our nation celebrates the 150th anniversary of...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    July 12, 2018

Trump's new SCOTUS justice pick

Face it, no matter who President Trump would’ve named to the Supreme Court, the Left would’ve come out against them. So much so, that one group sent out a press briefing, before Brett Kavanaugh...

 
 By Ebone Colbert    Opinion    July 12, 2018

Affordable Water is a Public Health Issue

My mother has been living in the same house in Detroit since 1965 and did not have problems paying her water bill until recently. When she became disabled, she had to figure out how to live on a fixed income. She, along with many others who are livin...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    July 12, 2018

Inkster's New Director of the Housing Commission is on the Job

kster's new Interim Director of the Housing Commission has been doing this job all his life. A product of the Great Lakes Region, Paul Bollinger was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. As a young man,...

 

Garden City Church Hosts Community Health Fair

The outreach focus at Garden City Presbyterian Church is on community. Last month, the church raised $1500 for the Garden City Fire Department's program to provide residents with free smoke detectors...

 

A Father's Pain

It was a rainy day in Detroit when I went to meet Kenneth Holloway, better known as the Candle man, at an eastside restaurant. I've known Candle man for about ten years. We met when we were involved...

 

Prophet Cedric Banks Interviews State Representative District 2 Candidate Carol Banks

rophet Cedric Banks: We have a great show for you today. We have a young lady here, she is the Chief of Staff for the Detroit City Council. She is running for State Representative, District #2 and she...

 

Belanger Park Music Fest

Rouge celebrated the 4th Annual Belanger Park Music Festival over the weekend. Familiar friendly face Mitch Doig put his camera down to organize the festival. His team spent countless hours of...

 

Girls will be Girls

Dear Tasha, Every other year, I plan a week-long girl’s trip and nearly 10 of my close friends get together to decide where we want to go. We’ve been to the Bahamas, San Diego, and Aruba and even...

 
 By Gina Steward    News    July 12, 2018

City Paint has Grand Opening

There is a new business in town! City Paint & Supply opened at 3920 W. Jefferson in Ecorse in April of this year. The owner, Jackie Brown, has had the entrepreneur bug for years. Her dream came...

 

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