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Spotlight on Health: Cardiovascular Health

In our final installment of Spotlight on Health, we will focus on heart health, including hypertension, or high blood pressure. When someone in the family has a heart attack, it's big news. Heart...

 

AmeriCorps Aims to be The Greater Good

Perhaps you've spoken to one at your city hall offices. Maybe one helped you find your way at a state or county park. Or perhaps one offered you assistance at a local community non-profit...

 

The Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP host a Founder's Day Trivia Competition

ROMULUS – On Saturday, February 8, 2020 the Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP hosted a Founder's Day Trivia Competition. This was the first event for the re-established youth branch...

 

Spotlight on Health: Obesity

It is no secret that obesity is an epidemic in America. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 40 percent of American adults were obese for the years 2015-2016. For...

 

Trump Administration Cuts Food Stamps for at Least 700,000 Americans

The Trump Administration has finalized implementation of new work requirement rules that would cut food stamp benefits for 700,000 Americans. The average food stamp payout is $36 per month. Though...

 

Spotlight on Health: Asthma

Chances are very likely that you know someone with asthma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more than 25 million Americans-or 1 in 13-- struggle to manage the chronic...

 

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH

When it comes to chronic diseases in the United States, diabetes is one of the most prevalent. In fact, one out of every 10 people in the country has been diagnosed with the disease and one out of...

 

Detroit Institute of Arts Millage Up for Renewal in March

On March 10, the Art Institute Authorities of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties are seeking a millage renewal to ensure the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) can continue offering residents across...

 

The150th Anniversary of the Fifthteenth Amendment

Dale Rich in partnership with the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) Detroit, presented a 150 year celebration of the 15th Amendment. " "The right of citizens of...

 

Everyone must be counted

It's never been more important for everyone living in Michigan to be counted in the U.S. census. The census impacts everyone from seniors to students, kids and parents and our local businesses and...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

HAPPY 105TH BIRTHDAY CLAUDIA WILLIAMS...

 

House Passes Bill to Remove Credit Barriers for Consumers

On January 29, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill introduced by Rep. Rashida Tlaib. The bill, known as The Restoring Unfairly Impaired Credit & Protecting Consumers Act...

 

WESTERN WAYNE FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS OPENS NEW LOCATION IN DEARBORN

Western Wayne Family Health Centers (WWFHC) is now offering primary care services in the Dearborn Town Center building at 4700 Schaefer (at Michigan Ave.). Services offered include Adult medicine,...

 

Spotlight on Health: The African American Community

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH), in 2017, 41.4 million people in the U.S. were African American, making that group the second lar...

 

BLACK HISTORY EVENTS AT THE WRIGHT MUSEUM

CELEBRATING DR. CARTER G. WOODSON LECTURE, BOOK SIGNING, Q&A Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 2:00 PM Presented in partnership with ASALH Detroit, this event is free and open to the public, and will be...

 

The Art of Storytelling is Alive and Well in Detroit

To be a person is to have a story to tell," said the Danish author, Isak Dinesen, also known as Karen Blixen. Satori Shakoor knows this firsthand. The playwright, stand-up comedian, singer, and author...

 

Do Soldiers Really Want To Fight Trump's War?

The reality that America is at yet another foreign war set in as Iran launched missiles at American targets in Iraq on Tuesday night in retaliation to President Donald Trump authorizing the...

 

COMMENTARY: Looking to 2020 - Put Your Vote to WORK!

If you work for a living but are somewhat up in the air about who to vote for in 2020 or for that matter, if you should even bother getting to that crowded polling place, I'd like to ask that you...

 

USS Detroit Gives Back in Jamaica

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica (NNS) (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Detroit (LCS 7) participated in two community relations events during a port visit to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Dec. 20. At Ocho Rios Primary...

 

Outreach Program Introduced by Inkster Animal Control

Pet owners in the city of Inkster will be getting assistance with some of the expenses involved with pet ownership, thanks to a new initiative being launched the Inkster Police Department's Ordinance...

 

New Livonia Coffee Shop to Provide Jobs for Young Adults with Disabilities

Ian Edgar loves people and enjoys interacting with others. Come the week of December 2, the young man will have the opportunity to polish up his people skills when his new workplace, Anastasia and...

 

So Fraiche and So Clean

What do you get when you combine fresh food, good recipes, great service, and a comfortable environment? Drop this location in the heart of River Rouge; and you got the Soo Fraiche Grill. Owned and...

 

Zaman International Chosen as a Top 10 Nominee for CNN Hero of the Year

NKSTER - Since 2007, the news network CNN has been honoring individuals who make contributions to humanitarian aid and make a difference in their communities. Each fall, a Top 10 List of Nominees is i...

 

The Detroit Men Group donate tablets to Bahamas

When there is a need, the Detroit Men from the Historic King Solomon Church of Detroit is there to help. Upon a visit to Nassau Bahamas, earlier last month, Rev. Charles Williams, Sr. of the Detroit M...

 

Dearborn Heights Garden Club Still Growing After More than 50 Years

Perhaps you've been long admiring your neighbor's green thumb and wondering how she is able to have such beautiful rose bushes each year. Maybe you'd like to have some roses yourself, but...

 

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