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Articles from the October 25, 2018 edition

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Detroit and the Legacy of Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks

When, on a December evening in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a White man on a segregated bus in Montgomery Alabama, she was arrested and besieged by threats from angry White racists... Full story


"I Will Vote!"

"I Will Vote!" That is such an empowering statement, when you think about it, especially considering how important voting is for Black people at this critical time in this country. The voting rights... Full story


Sisters Turn Family Roots Into Healthy Hair Care Business

For sisters Ione Rucker-Jamison and Dr. Ellen Rucker Sellers, hair care has always been a family affair. The two used to get their hair done every week by their mother who used ingredients pulled... Full story


No straight ticket voting on this Election Day

 Straight ticket voting will not be an option in this November election.  This phrase describes when voters can fill in a single option on a ballot to vote for every candidate in one political party.  John Gleason, Genesee County clerk, said,... Full story


Harvard University Honors Colin Kaepernick For His Fight Against Social Injustice

Former football player Colin Kaepernick has continually used his platform as an avenue to bring attention to social injustice. He's been honored by several institutions and organizations for lending h... Full story

 By Renee Summers    News    October 25, 2018

New Animal Adoption Center Open in Dearborn

The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (FAMD), is pleased to announce their new adoption facility is now up and running. The Mary Ann Wright Animal Adoption and Education Center celebrated its... Full story


Local Shopping Mall Are a Great Place to Walk

For most of us, walking is a fudamental life process we don't give a whole lot of thought to each day. But walking can be an ideal form of exercise for anyone with joint issues or breathing... Full story


Breast Cancer Doesn't Have to Mean Death

Breast Cancer – two words that give even the strongest person an eerie feeling, and rightfully so. For these words describe a disease that affects one in eight women and is the second leading cause... Full story


Sports and Domestic Violence

Everyone is part of the problem, so let's be part of the solution instead. This has been a pretty horrible week for sports in general. We're all gritting our teeth and hoping to get to the end of it... Full story


Your Vote is Your Voice

Our vote matters because Our LIVES matter, Our Health matters and Our Voice matters! Did you vote in the last election? Do you know the people that you voted for? In the United States of America, we... Full story


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