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We Still Need to Wear a Mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing. Michigan is the top state with new cases over the last week. Our numbers have now reached the level of cases...

 

Reading month is coming to a close, However, keep reading

As Reading Month comes to a close, I want to inspire you to continue reading. Reading opens the world to you without paying for air fare, rental car and a hotel stay. It is a way to share in the...

 

Elected officials must follow the rules

I attend many City Council meetings; some in person or on ZOOM. There are normally not many people attending. The audience is mostly made up of department heads and under ten loyal residents. Why don'...

 

Reading is a must skill...Pass it on.

How much time do your children spend reading in a week? Do they see you reading? I have always been a reader. My parents made sure we read books, mostly Black History books or stories, however we...

 

23rd Women's History Month Celebration Honoring "The Most Influential African American Women in Metropolitan Detroit"

Women's Informal Network (WIN) has been empowering African American women in metropolitan Detroit since 1992. WIN will host its 23rd Women's History Month Celebration honoring "The Most Influential...

 

Making changes that will result in a better 2021

The year is off to a busy start and if we get involved, things will continue to move at a fast pace. As you think about what you will spend your time on, I suggest you take about a week to jot down so...

 

Black History is Everybody's History

Happy Black History Month! It's no time like the present for you to learn your history. During 2020, the Telegram News had a series entitled, 'Pioneers of African American History' written by Renee...

 

Time Served!

Kwame Kilpatrick is out of prison. Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of former Detroit mayor Kwame Malik Kilpatrick, freeing him 20 years early from his jail time for corruption crimes....

 

WANTED - PERSONS THAT KILLED A MOTHER AND SHOT HER SON IN SOUTHWEST DETROIT

DETROIT – On Tuesday afternoon a 44-year-old woman was fatally shot while in a vehicle with her 10-year-old son who was injured and survived. Rekeya Corbin and her son were shot in Southwest...

 

I Am Empowered

I traveled to Washington DC with a bus load of people that I didn't know. I was so excited as we gathered in Southfield for the long journey. I have been to the King Center in Atlanta numerous of...

 

Project Blue Light helps deter crime in Ecorse and Highland Park

A partnership between Ecorse and Highland Park is working together to reduce the amount of crime in their cities. A pilot program funded in part by the State of Michigan's Financially Distressed Citie...

 

Santa makes his yearly visit through Metro Detroit

Each year for over 50 years our local Santa has loaded up his sled with gifts and drove through the streets of Metropolitan Detroit giving out toys. Kids of all ages would stand in amazement when they...

 

Questions still go unanswered from Romulus City leaders

What does it take to get an answer to your questions from the Romulus, Mayor, Council or Clerk? I guess the answer to that question is 'It depends'. During the City Council meeting on December 7th I a...

 

Westland Creates Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission

Mayor William R. Wild is proud to announce that he has filled the positions on the newly created Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Commission. The DEI Commission was created as a result of a...

 

UJAMAA - TELEGRAM NEWS SPONSORS SMALL BUSINESS OUTREACH ASSISTANCE

Communities coming together to help each other Have you heard people talk about how they wish things were like it used to be? They would say there were businesses throughout the community, owned by...

 

Holding our Elected Officials Accountable is Hard Work and Risky

Twice a year I publish a column 'We must hold our Elected Officials Accountable". As I rally with the community members and we discuss the issues that are important to them, I see the fire in their...

 

Michigan State Rep. Cynthia Johnson receiving racist, lynching threats

"You should be swinging from a f------ rope, you Democrat," one woman said in a voice mail laced with racial slurs, according to Johnson's Facebook post linking to a recording of the message. This is...

 

SPOTLIGHT ON COOP'S CASUAL

This week's BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT is COOP'S CASUAL WEAR. The store is located in Lincoln Park at 1125 SOUTHFIELD RD. (just S. of Fort St.). Coops Casual Wear carries an assortment of stylish casual wear...

 

The gift of positive information Give a subscription to the Telegram Newspaper

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...

 

What Are You Thankful For?

Each year the Telegram Newspaper gives people from the community an opportunity to express what they are Thankful for. I am thankful for all of you. 2020 has been a journey. GOD has given us His...

 

What Are You Thankful For in 2020?

Hello Telegram News readers, As we all know, this year, has taken us by surprise. From the coronavirus pandemic to police brutality, violence and the killing of unarmed Black people and even the...

 

Come On People, Wear a Mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing. Then why are people still not wearing a mask or face covering? Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an...

 

You Have The Right To VOTE; Now use it!

.It is the year 2020, and the General Election is less than a week away. Are you going to vote in the election. I hope so. This brief history explains what transpired in order for you to have 'the...

 

Why are the youth deciding to be activists?

I watched a group of young people over the last few months and I began to ponder the question, why are they activist? Were they born with the Activist gene or did they become activist because of the...

 

Rouge residents must speak out

RIVER ROUGE – A public hearing is when the citizens of a city are able to voice their comments on a certain issue that will affect the city. A public hearing must be published in a newspaper two wee...

 

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