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Plans for Reactivation of the Highland Park NAACP are Underway

The NAACP Michigan State Conference has been actively working to reactivate the NAACP Highland Park Branch. The Organizing Committee has been meeting at different locations and virtually throughout...

 

Sabbath Middle School Continues their Community Read Day and Expands

In March a special two day reading event was held on the 14th and 15th at Sabbath Middle School. The event was in collaboration with Legacy of Literacy (LOL) Ms. Greer. They came together once again...

 

It's Election Season, Get to know the Candidates by Reading

Over the next six months, everyone who is at least 18 years of age will have a chance to use their voice. It's Election season in Michigan. The Primary election will be held in August. However with...

 

The Presidential Primary Election is days away Don't forget to vote!

Have you voted yet? The Presidential Primary election is on Tuesday, February 27th. With less than one week to go before Election Day, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced on Tuesday that more...

 

It's a New Era for 15 Local Downriver Businesses After Receiving Transformative Help

Downriver has become a small community of great impact. There is a level of community support that expands beyond just residents but even to commerce. A small area but, it's rich in resources and...

 

The community celebrates Mrs. Claudia's 109th Birthday

What a joy it was to see Mrs. Claudia Williams last week. On February 7, 2024, she celebrated her 109th birthday. Ms. Claudia, or Granny as she is called by most of the River Rouge and Tri City commun...

 

Sharing our history; finding the Pioneers among us

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...

 

All we need is us

If you know me, then you have heard me say over and over that we must support our local businesses. I say it and I put it in the Telegram each week. The survival of our local businesses starts with...

 

Kwanzaa is a way to celebrate heritage

Do you know the seven prinicples of Kwanzaa? Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba – the seven principles of African H...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

NAACP President, Derrick Johnson, holds his Detroit Lions football in the air. He was presented the football during the Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner by their Young Adult Chairperson...

 

Ecorse welcomes Secretary of State Benson and new Election Drop Box

The citizens of Ecorse are one step closer to being completely ready for the 2024 elections. Ecorse Clerk, Dr. Kimberly Whitsett took advantage of a grant program that provided the city one of the...

 

Take this time to plan for your future

Merry Christmas and I pray you have a peaceful and productive Christmas break. This week I want to speak to the students and parents of high school and college students. I know that you will have...

 

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 stories...

 

Unveiling of Commemorative Signage for Inkster Public Schools

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...

 

Inkster Police Department host Senior Safety Summit

The Inkster Police Department wants all of their residents to be safe, especially their senior citizens. They held a Senior Crime Prevention Summit on Wednesday, November 15th at the Booker Dozier...

 

Thank you supporters of the Telegram

It’s time to celebrate the 79th Anniversary of the Telegram Newspaper. We consider us to be the Biggest Little Paper in town. There comes a time when you look back over your past and you just say T...

 

IN THIS SEASON OF THANKSGIVING, THE TELEGRAM READERS WANT TO KNOW, WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR?

I am thankful for me and my Husband Rod's good health and our marriage. I am also thankful all for the Blessings and lessons that God provides for me each and every day. Martha Bassett My life is a...

 

READING CORPS PROGRAM LEADS TO SUCCESS AT ECORSE SCHOOL

ECORSE, Mich. – (Oct. 20, 2023) – Students at Bunche Elementary are receiving extra in-person academic support this school year as a partnership between Hope Network Michigan Education Corps (ME...

 
 By Kyle Davidson    News    November 2, 2023

As Biden pushes for environmental justice, advocates call for stronger air quality rules

Detroit residents and environmental justice advocates on Monday hosted a roundtable, calling on the state and federal government to set stronger clean air standards and address health impacts in...

 

It's Election Time

Several cities in Wayne County will have a General Election on Tuesday, November 7th . I know it is not the Presidential election, but it is important that you exercise your right to vote. It is time...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    October 19, 2023

Community came out to support the Western Wayne County NAACP's Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

The month of October brings certain inevitabilities into the world. Halloween, leaves will change colors, breast cancer awareness, and the Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner. Months of...

 

I'm back to a fist bump Don't be offended, I'm just trying to be safe

Well, it seems like the number of COVID cases are on the rise. It’s time to begin to take some of the precautions that we took during the 2020-2022 pandemic. The good thing is that we lived through i...

 

26th Freedom Fund Dinner event on October 15 celebrates legacy of Western Wayne County NAACP

Westland, Mich., September 23, 2023 –The Western Wayne County NAACP will hold its 26th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at the SoHo Grand Banquet and Event Center at 34615 W...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The newly renovated park area at the Beechwood Center was named after former River Rouge Commissioner Hezekiah McDonald Sr.. Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Commissioner Cara Clemente joined...

 

Although it is Black Reading Month, it should be Everybody is Reading Month

I republished this because the timing is right to talk about reading. 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 alwa...

 

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