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Articles from the November 30, 2023 edition

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  • Local Sickle Cell Warriors Joined Forces with Doctors at the 2023 Sickle Cell Symposium

    Clifton R Kirkman II|Nov 30, 2023

    The 2023 Sickle Cell Symposium took place recently in the city of Detroit at the UM Detroit Center, located at 3663 Woodward Avenue. Members of the sickle cell community included SCD warriors, supporters, caregivers and medical professionals. They filled the event space to join together to discuss topics such as emergency care, advancement in treatment and pain management. However, the conversation didn't just end there, it continued with featured guest panelist sharing their lived experiences...

  • Voters Approve Bond Proposal for Westwood Community School District

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Nov 30, 2023

    In November, voters served by the Westwood Community School District approved the district's request to pass a $24.5 million bond proposal to invest in the districts aging educational infrastructure. The Westwood Community School District is headquartered in Dearborn Heights and serves the cities of Dearborn Heights, Inkster, and Dearborn. Westwood Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons arrived in the district in the summer of 2018 and says he immediately realized the district would need renovations...

  • Give a subscription to the Telegram Newspaper

    Gina Wilson Steward|Nov 30, 2023

    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 about positive news going on in your community. Aley Haley, writer of the acclaimed book, 'Roots', lived by six words, "Find the good and praise it." Each week, the Telegram Newspaper strives to share information about good that people are doing while reporting on positive stories that are happening...

  • Congresswoman RashidaTlaib Calls for Release of All Hostages and Palestinian Political Prisoners

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Nov 30, 2023

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement on H. Res. 793: "Every innocent civilian should be released and reunited with their family, no matter their faith or ethnicity. I will continue to call for the release of all hostages, as well as the innocent Palestinians who were arbitrarily detained and being held by the Israeli government indefinitely without charge or trial. "On average, 500-700 children are detained by Israeli forces every year....

  • Unveiling of Commemorative Signage for Inkster Public Schools

    Gina Wilson Steward|Nov 30, 2023

    On a beautiful day in November, members of the Inkster community, Wayne RESA and other community members gathered to remember and acknowledge the rich history of the City of Inkster and the Inkster school district by unveiling a historical marker at the site of last remaining school building in Inkster. Dr. Daveda J. Colbert, Superintendent, Wayne RESA stated that, RESA worked with Former Mayor Patrick Wimberly, former Interim Inkster Superintendent Manual Wilson and former Inkster School Board...

  • Nominations Encouraged for Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education Awards to Honor Outstanding Educators

    Michigan News|Nov 30, 2023

    The Michigan Lottery is celebrating 10 years of recognizing outstanding educators with the 2023-24 Excellence in Education awards. During the program's 10 years, the Michigan Lottery has recognized more than 300 public-school educators across Michigan and highlighted the impact they have in their respective communities. Nominations are currently open, and parents, students, school staff members, and others are encouraged to nominate outstanding public-school educators for awards. All...

  • Michigan Group Aims to Educate and Eliminate Native American-Themed Mascots and Logos

    Renee Summers, Telegram Newspaper Reporter|Nov 30, 2023

    As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we'd like to highlight an issue that concerns Native American people across the county and at home here in Michigan. That issue is the continued use of Native American-themed mascots and logos by schools, colleges, and professional athletic teams. In Michigan, that issue became real life disruption for Linda Cypret-Kilbourne when her daughter, who was attending Marshall High School in Marshall, Michigan, became the target of racial bullying by...

  • Judge Awards Aretha Franklin's Property to Her Sons

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|Nov 30, 2023

    A Michigan judge has allocated properties owned by the late legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin to her sons based on a 2014 handwritten will discovered between couch cushions. The decision came after a jury in the Detroit area affirmed the document's validity four months ago, despite its somewhat messy appearance. The ruling replaces a prior 2010 handwritten will that had surfaced earlier in the estate proceedings. The judge's ruling outlines that Kecalf Franklin will inherit a property...

  • Vice President Harris Announces Commitments Exceeding $900 Million for the Women in the Sustainable Economy Initiative

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National News Correspondent|Nov 30, 2023

    Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday announced the Women in the Sustainable Economy (WISE) Initiative, which the White House says supports the 2023 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) theme of "Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All." Its goal is to strengthen women's economic empowerment globally. The initiative contains over $900 million in commitments from governments, private sector companies, foundations, and civil society. The funds will bolster women's economic parti...


    Dominique Madden|Nov 30, 2023

    IT'S FAMILY TIME! BREAK OUT THE INKSTEROPOLY BOARD GAME AND SEE WHO LANDS ON THE TELEGRAM SPOT. Games can be purchased at Smith Chapel 3505 Walnut St in Inkster on Sundays 12 - 3 or Thursdays 3-7 or at


    Dominique Madden|Nov 30, 2023

    Eight & Nine Ball Billiards Tournament Champion at Kemeny Recreation Center is K.B. Steward, for the 2023 fall tournament. There were several participants involved and Mr. Steward came out on top as the King of Billiards for the Fall Tournament....

  • Mildred Gaddis, Community Partners Providing Sleeping Bags for the Homeless

    Spencer Wheelock|Nov 30, 2023

    DETROIT, Mich. - (December 1, 2023) – As the harsh winter weather approaches, Mildred Gaddis, host of The Mildred Gaddis Show on 105.9 Kiss-FM, is once again encouraging the community to help keep Detroit's homeless population warm. The 8th Annual Bed in a Bag Sleeping Bag Drive for the Homeless is set to take place this Sunday, December 3, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the McDonald's on 1000 Mack Ave in Detroit. The community is invited to make monetary donations on-site during the event. Next m...