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How to Protect Your Family from the Delta Variant

(StatePoint) Despite significant gains in vaccinations and fighting COVID-19, the rise of the more transmissible Delta variant poses a significant risk for unvaccinated people. "We are at a critical...

 

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and the month offers organizations of all types and sizes a wonderful opportunity to create mental health awareness in diverse communities. The...

 

Precautions Of Driving Under The Influence

The most dangerous drivers on the road are users of alcohol and marijuana. When you consume alcohol or marijuana right before driving you engage in a certain type of behavior that's dangerous for...

 

Leading Causes of Death and Greater COVID-19 Impact on Black Men in the U.S.

As life starts to return to a "new" normal from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are slowly coming to a point where the number of COVID-19 cases are decreasing. More and more individuals are able to receive...

 

Resources for flood victims

Since Friday night, Wayne Metro Community Action Agency has been working alongside local leaders and organizations to support residents who experienced severe flooding due to the rain event of June...

 

Councilwoman La'Gina Washington Working to Bring Opportunities to Inkster Residents

As a young woman, La'Gina Washington became caregiver to her elderly grandparents. The role nurtured the characteristics of compassion and patience within her, she says. It also taught her a bit...

 

KICKING IT BACK TO BLACK HISTORY

Juneteenth (officially a federal holiday [17 June 2021] in the United States and known as Jubilee Day, Freedom Day and Black Independence Day) is the date June 19th commemorating the emancipation of...

 

Planting for Pollinators Event Held at Fort Street Bridge Park

On Wednesday morning, June 23, a collection of non-profit and community organizations, along with industrial partners, volunteers, and community members descended on the Fort Street Bridge Park in...

 

Focus HOPE Supporting Seniors Facing Food Insecurity

In 1971, Focus: HOPE beganproviding supplemental food for pregnant and post-partum mothers, infants and children up to age six, through its participation in the federal Commodity Supplemental Food...

 

Women find regular walking helps to lose weight, build confidence ― even complete 5Ks!

In 2019, a group of eight women, ages 56 to 77 years old, from southeast Michigan met through the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The group, including their lifestyle coach, bonded with each other...

 

City of Detroit Extends Emergency Order Aimed at Reducing Transmission of COVID-19 until July 31

DETROIT, June 23, 2021 - In response to the public health emergency and the risk posed by a resurgence of COVID-19, Detroit's Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair issued an emergency public health...

 

10 THINGS AFRICAN-AMERICANS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER

1. One in seven African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. 2. African-American men are 2.2 times as likely as white men to die of prostate cancer. 3. It is...

 
 By Gail Monds    Lifestyles    June 17, 2021

Westland Police starts Neighborhood Safety Program

he Westland Police Department kicked off the inaugural Neighborhood Safety Program at Rotary Park on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The purpose of the meeting was to address neighborhood concerns including,...

 

Father's Day 2021 – Defined by Fatherhood

As we celebrate Father's Day all across America, did you know that it first began on the 3rd Sunday of June, in 1972. At first, a day being dedicated to them was not easily accepted. Now the day is sp...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Centers launches mobile clinic

Western Wayne Family Health Centers has expanded the opportunities for all to access primary care services with the launch of its brand-new mobile clinic on May 27th. The inaugural event was done in...

 

Community Circle SE Founder Brings Help and Hope to Those In Need

his June, Brooke Johnson will be graduating from Wayne Memorial High School and will then head to Eastern Michigan University this fall with the goal of becoming a special education teacher....

 

Bicycle Club Hosts Ride for Breast Cancer Awareness

On Sunday, May 23, the Krank It Up Ryderz Bicycle Club hosted it Annual Breast Cancer Survivorship Ride at Detroit's Palmer Park. More than 75 bicyclists from nearly a dozen bicycle clubs in the regio... Full story

 

Volunteers Needed for Community Tree Planting Event In Ecorse

ECORSE -- ReLeaf Michigan, a statewide non-profit tree organization, in partnership with the City of Ecorse and the Detroit Zoological Society is looking for volunteers to help plant 15 trees in...

 

Westland Police Department Kicks Off Neighborhood Safety Program5th

Westland - The Westland Police Department has developed a new community policing initiative called the Westland Police Neighborhood Safety Program. "Our Police Department recognizes that every...

 

Friends of the Rouge Promoting Environmental Awareness for 35 Years

Since 1986, Friends of the Rouge (FOTR) has been busily working to raise awareness of the need to clean up the Rouge River and restore and protect the Rouge River Watershed through stewardship,...

 

LOCKS & SAFES FOR GUNS

Lock, stock and barrel is an old figure of speech defining the totality of a firearm. The barrel through which the bullet is directed toward target;, the stock, which provides means for a grip and...

 

Inkster Task Force Debuts New Farmers Market

The Inkster Task Force is bringing the opportunity to purchase fresh produce and home-baked goods to the community, by way of a Farmers' Market being held in cooperation with the National Kidney...

 

Jameel Davis - Completely Naked

f you asked me the name of the book I'm reading, and I answered, "Completely Naked", you'll be fair to assume I'm indulging in a piece of erotic fiction. Especially if you've done your research, you...

 

Team GUTS Brings Physical Fitness to an Overlooked Population

Brothers Todd and Paul Tuner established Team GUTS in 2014, a non-profit organization designed to bring much-needed fitness and athletic programs to the special needs community. Inspired by Todd...

 

The Rise Of Covid-19 Is Far From Over

With the recent openings of more businesses and schools it may seem like we are closely getting to the end of Covid-19, but the truth is we're not. We are still in a pandemic and it is far from over....

 

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