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Romulus School Board Names Acting Superintendent

ROMULUS – The Romulus Community School Board named Dr. Flinnoia Hall III as acting superintendent on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 following the administrative leave of Superintendent Marjie...

 

How much do you know?

As we come to the end of February 2019, another Black History Month is over. Here is a sample of trivia questions to test your knowledge. 1.Q) What was the name of the first African-American owned...

 

Champions of Wayne builds bridges to student successes

rom the outside looking in Wayne Memorial High Schools seems like any other high school you can find from around the nation. It has all of the general features of a run of the mill secondary instituti...

 

Romulus School Board Votes to Put Superintendent on 'Administrative Leave'

ROMULUS - The Romulus Community School Board voted late Monday to immediately place Superintendent Marjie McAnally on an "administrative leave." The school board voted in favor of the leave with a 4-2...

 

Students create parachutes via distance learning WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Fifth-grade students in Mrs. Wade's class at Adams Upper Elementary School in Westland participated in a live video distance learning program in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum....

 

The Truths We Hold - Kamala Harris

We've seen... [the Trump] administration align itself with white supremacists at home and cozy up to dictators abroad; rip babies from their mothers' arms in grotesque violation of their human...

 

44TH DEFINING DETROIT BRINGS AUTHOR HERB BOYD TO MARYGROVE COLLEGE

DETROIT, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Continuing its nearly two-decade tradition of bringing internationally-renowned authors and scholars to its campus, Marygrove College's Institute for Detroit Studies (IDS)...

 

The Tale of the Sly Rooster and the Foolish Fox

In the pen of a large poultry farm was a sly rooster. He played tricks on the other birds on the farm, and was not very well liked. Late one afternoon, a fox slipped into the pen under the fence and...

 

Four Ways Graduates Can Use Their First Job As A Framework For Success

While the job market for recent college graduates has improved, a good number of employers don't think they're sufficiently prepared. A recent survey by PayScale found only about 50 percent of...

 

Westwood Community School District reveals new logo, marketing campaign

DEARBORN HEIGHTS– Westwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons unveiled a new logo to teachers, staff and school board members as part of the start of a brand identity...

 

Sybrina Fulton Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree From Benedict College

Ever since the tragic death of her son Trayvon Martin six years ago, Sybrina Fulton has become a powerful voice for social justice. She was recently honored by Benedict College in South Carolina with...

 

Michigan Bus Drivers, Parents, Teachers and Students Encouraged to Report School Bus Bullying

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reminds all Michigan residents of the importance of school bus safety. Bullying and suicide remain top tip categories for OK2SAY – and school...

 

Students for Peace Program Hopes to Make Lasting Impact

Crime statistics for the city of Detroit are grim. According to the FBI's database, the number of violent crimes which occurred in the city for the year 2016 was 13, 705, up 15.7 percent from 2015....

 

Black Educator Strives to Improve Learning

Professor Veda Jairrels believes African American students must read more to improve performance on achievement exams and prepare them for the fields of mathematics, science, medicine, business and...

 

School Grading Practices Are Inaccurate and Inequitable to Black Children

The battle for equity in our schools is not only a fight to guarantee access to great teaching and high-quality learning environments, programs, and materials. The battle for equity also includes the...

 

Wayne Westland Community School Proudly Welcomes Three New Administrators to The District

Wayne –As we continue the 2018-19 school year, Wayne-Westland Community Schools is proud to welcome three new administrators to the district. "We are excited for the additional perspectives, knowled...

 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Offers Free Meals to all Students

yne – Wayne-Westland Community Schools (WWCS) has announced that all K-12 students will be able to receive free breakfast and lunch. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows schools in...

 

Westwood School District's New Superintendent Aims High for Student Achievement

The Westwood Community School District welcomed Dr. Stiles Simmons as its new superintendent on July 1, 2018. Simmons replaced the retiring Dr. Sue Carnell. Simmons brings with him to Westwood a bount...

 

Nationally Published Author, Jennifer Imediegwu, Returns Home

Jennifer Imediegwu, nee Webb, Southwest Detroit native and daughter of June and Crawford Webb is the author of the new book, Letters to Her: Becoming a Woman of Purity, Purpose, and Proverbs 31 Virtue.Jennifer is a 2005 Valedictorian Graduate of...

 

Leanna Hicks Public Library is Open for Business in Inkster

kster residents and neighbors can once again enjoy library services at the Leanna Hicks Public Library. On August 20, the library opened in a new, temporary location at 1086 Inkster Road. The new...

 

Rollercade Does It Again!

The walls of the Rollercade have been packed all Summer. For certain, this is nothing new. For generations the Southwest Detroit skating rink served the community with good, clean, and wholesome fun....

 

The McGhee House Holds a Special Place in Legal History

During the Great Depression of the 1930's a Black couple, Orsel and Minnie McGhee, rented a home in a White neighborhood at 4626 Seabaldt street on Detroit's west side. Their move would result in...

 

Daddy Can You Hear Me?

Daddy Can You Hear Me is collection of poems and prayers targeted to fatherhood, and what a father figure means to the family. Cass Tech and Michigan State alumni Patrice A Lee is the sole...

 

Westwood Welcomes New Board Member Angela Hopkins

ngela Hopkins of Inkster was recently appointed to the Westwood Board of Education to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Trustee Gregory Stephens. Ms. Hopkins is active in the Westwood...

 

Seduced By The General By: T. Norfleet

Seduced By The General is another title in the long list of Detroit author India T. Norfleet. Norfleet is a writer of romance and erotica where her stories are very distinctive from others in the...

 

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