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Articles from the August 13, 2020 edition

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 By Xaiver Jones    News    August 13, 2020

Telegram Celebrates It's 76th Anniversary

Black people, in America have been fighting for the rights and resources to own business since the day our chains were taken off. Black businesses are important to the communities they are meant to...

 

New Bicycle Trails Signal Downriver Revitalization

As part of the implementation of the West Jefferson Corridor Plan, which calls for revitalization of Jefferson Avenue as it runs through the cities of River Rouge and Ecorse, bicycle lanes are being i...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 13, 2020

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate. Harris was named...

 

The gift of positive information

Where do you get your news from? I'm not talking about news outlets that only tell stories about people in your community when they commit a crime. I'm talking about news outlets that tell stories abo...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    August 13, 2020

Vigil Held in Dearborn to Honor Victims of Beirut Explosion

A candlelight vigil was held in Dearborn Friday evening, August 7, to honor the lives lost in a massive explosion in a Beirut port earlier in the week. The vigil was held in the parking lot of the...

 

EQUIPPED host a Drive -In Baccalaureate and Dinner Extravaganza

EQUIPPED, a non-profit organization to benefit youth, awarded $10,000 in scholarships at a Drive-In Baccalaureate and Dinner extravaganza on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The festive celebration included...

 

Rep. Tlaib Wins Primary in Resounding Victory, Unifies 13th Congressional District

DETROIT – This morning, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s primary election: “The 13th Congressional District raised me, and it is an honor to represent my neighbors in the United States H...

 

NAACP LAUNCHES WEBSITE AHEAD OF 2020 VIRTUAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON

Special website for virtual march on 57th anniversary of "I Have a Dream" speech to advance a bold Black agenda; honor the legacy of John Lewis; mobilize the vote BALTIMORE - Today, the NAACP...

 

Check Out These Local Companies with Openings

The Telegram is helping our readers get back to work by providing information on available jobs in our area. Below we have listed a few employment opportunities you may be interested in. Good luck....

 

Rosemary Burgess

Our current Senior Star is Detroit resident Rosemary Burgess. Ms. Burgess was born in Detroit in 1939 and was raised in River Rouge. She is one of eight children. Of her seven siblings, four remain al...

 

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