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Articles from the December 30, 2021 edition

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Wanda Young, Member Of Motown's Marvelettes, Dead At 78

Wanda Young, a native of Inkster, Michigan, along with Gladys Horton, Juanita Cowart, Georgeanna Tillman, and Katherine Anderson, banded together as high school students to form the iconic record comp...

 

Why Experts Say We Must Broaden Our Definition of Health

(StatePoint) Many Americans view health as a product of the medical care they receive. However, public health experts say that's just one piece of the puzzle. "In reality, our health is shaped more by...

 

Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill to Address Substitute Teacher Shortage, Other Legislation

LANSING - Governor Whitmer signed House Bill 4294 to address the substitute teacher shortage, helping keep schools open and students learning in person. House Bill 4294 would temporarily allow trusted...

 

Senators Marshall Bullock and Adam Hollier: MICRC voter analysis based on misidentification of Black legislators

Senators Adam Hollier and Marshall Bullock join the League of Conservation Voters in asking the commission to draw fair maps based on real data and analysis. MLCV has a history of standing with Black...

 

Voting Rights Battle Ahead in Early 2022

In 2021, 440 bills to restrict voting access were introduced in 49 states. Nineteen states passed 34 new laws making it more difficult to vote. There have been no cases cited demonstrating evidence...

 

America Divided

You know what church? There is a not-so-funny thing happening in America right before our very eyes. The devil is up to something.  Today some White people are trying to eradicate "Critical Race...

 

Detroit ACE and Detroit Media Services to present Black Heritage Films for the Holidays on City Channel 22

The Office of Arts, Culture, and Entrepreneurship is proud to present Black Heritage Films for the Holidays. Screening at 7PM every night from Christmas until New Year's, the films reflect the...

 

Officer Found Guilty in Killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota

A jury in Minnesota has convicted former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter on multiple manslaughter counts for the killing of Daunte Wright. Potter, who said she mistakenly grabbed her...

 

A Look Back at Some Notable Losses of 2021

Each New Year it seems only appropriate to remember the noteworthy lives lost the previous year. At the Telegram, we look back at these exceptional lives and recall the contributions they made....

 

How serious is the omicron variant?

f you're experiencing COVID fatigue-apathy towards media coverage of the pandemic, not actual symptoms-you may want to brace yourself because this virus does not appear to be going away any time...

 

Sharon Bowen named first Black woman chair of NYSE Board

Sharon Bowen has made history as the newly named board chair of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Bowen, a finance and securities lawyer, is the first Black woman to be appointed to the position....

 

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