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Articles from the December 14, 2023 edition

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  • Michigan Legislature votes to pay off $12 Million Inkster School District Debt Community holds debt burning

    Dominique Madden, Contributing Reporter|Dec 14, 2023

    On a cold day in late November, members of the Inkster community gathered with State Senator Dayna Polehanki at the former site of Inkster High School for a debt burning ceremony. Earlier in the month on November 2, 2023, Michigan Senate passed House Bill 4292, budget supplemental legislation that contains a number of significant investments for Michigan schools - including $12.12 million to forgive Inkster School District's school debt that Sen. Polehanki has been working hard to secure. This...

  • Detroit Police Officers Bring Holiday Cheer to Their Own

    Clifton R Kirkman II|Dec 14, 2023

    The Holiday Season has arrived here in Metro Detroit and it's the time of year, when many organizations rally together to spread season's greetings. Showing love and support towards one another in and around your community, is must important! Over the weekend, that is exactly what the Detroit Police Officers Association (D.P.O.A) did for their own, Detroit Police Department (DPD) family. More than 140 children were met with holiday cheer and toy giveaways at the Annual Kiddie Christmas Party....

  • Detroit Association of Black Organizations Expands Campaign To Address Hypertension to out-Wayne County

    Ryan Bidges|Dec 14, 2023

    WAYNE COUNTY, MI – The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) announced today the Blood Pressure Matters campaign, designed to address hypertension, will expand into a targeted group of Wayne County communities. More than 45% of Americans have been diagnosed with hypertension; however, only 1 in 4 have their condition under control. Research suggests that average blood pressure increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and treatment adherence worsened. "Hypertension is a silent k...


    Rev. Wendell Anthony|Dec 14, 2023

    Elected Officials joined in at the NAACP Detroit Office. Statement from Rev, Wendell Anthony It is important to note that every election has a consequential determination on the people's personal situation. Michigan has a Governor who understands the necessity to provide access, information, and protection for those in the family of Michiganders who seek to exercise their voting franchise. The Michigan House of Representatives, under Speaker Joe Tate, and the Michigan Senate, under the Majority...