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Articles from the August 16, 2018 edition

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 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 16, 2018

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Is Gravely ill

Aretha Franklin, arguably the greatest voice in music history, reportedly is gravely ill. Family members and her closest companions have gathered at her bedside for a final round of goodbyes, with...

 

36th Annual African World Festival

The Annual African World Festival will be held this weekend at the Charles H. Wright Museum. It will feature performances, poetry, arts and crafts, African drumming and dance, vendors and ethnic...

 

NAACP Commends Florida State Attorney for Indictment of Markeis McGlockton's Killer

The NAACP commends State Attorney Bernie McCabe for charging Michael Drejka with manslaughter in the brutal murder of Markeis McGlockton in Pinellas County Florida. "We commend the State's Attorney...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    August 16, 2018

Police Officers Connect with Residents in Garden City

For most people, an interaction with a police officer is not necessarily a positive thing. Most folks encounter a police officer in the context of a negative situation, such as an auto accident, a bur...

 

Eddie Eagle comes back to Ecorse

Eddie Eagle is the National Rifle Association (NRA) Pre-K to 4th grade Gun Safety Character and Teacher. He along with Corporal Christoval Trevino have been teaching the children of The Ecorse Public...

 

Daddy Can You Hear Me?

Daddy Can You Hear Me is collection of poems and prayers targeted to fatherhood, and what a father figure means to the family. Cass Tech and Michigan State alumni Patrice A Lee is the sole...

 
 By Xavier Jones    Sports    August 16, 2018

Panthers Prep For Cass

It's that time of year again. Football programs across the country have been cooped up in their hiding places devising the best strategies for their teams. With about two weeks left until football...

 

BlacKkKlansman

You just can't make this stuff up! A Black detective infiltrates the White racist Ku Klux Klan. When? Where? Why? How? If you want to know the details and want to be entertained while you catch up on...

 

Conspiracy of Violence

There are regular outbursts of violence across Detroit and America as a whole, and this violence is often described as random, purposeless and senseless. It seems that as soon as we are over the...

 

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