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NAN slams Whitmer on gas tax & DAPCEP cuts "hurts Blacks/working poor"

Detroit – The Michigan National Action Network says that Governor Gretchen Whitmer is engaging in racist class warfare with her proposal to increase the gas tax and is fundamentally racist with...

 

Norwayne Community Garden Needs More Help from Local Residents

Community gardens have been popping up all over America, especially in urban neighborhoods, in an effort to alleviate food scarcity. Often, such neighborhoods are considered "food deserts," where resi...

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

LANSING – Raising public awareness about sexual assault, and educating communities about how to prevent it, are the center of the national campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Gov. Gretchen...

 

Environmental Racism is Real, Destructive and Deadly

For many, Earth Day stands as a reminder of everyone’s role as stewards of the planet. It’s a time to reflect and to plan ahead for a cleaner and healthier environment. Still, for many others, it’s also a stark reminder about how African...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

South Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson Declares Intersection Of Crenshaw Blvd. And West Slauson Ave. As Ermias "Nipsey Hussle" Asghedom Square...

 

Tax Season Tips to Avoid Scammers and Robocalls

(StatePoint) It's tax season. The time of year when phone scammers get particularly aggressive trying to trick you out of your hard-earned money. And scam calls and robocalls are a growing problem...

 

Highland Park Youth Help the Community Thrive on Global Youth Service Day

Highland Park -On April 12, 2019, My Sister's Keeper (MSK) and My Brother's Keeper (MBK) of Highland Park will host the #iamakeeper Empowerment Zone Youth Resource Fair, a youth led initiative...

 

Detroit Dog Rescue Improving the City's Image, Four Legs at a Time

It's no secret that Detroit has a stray dog problem. Over the past 10 years, numerous media outlets have proclaimed the stray dog issue as a symptom of a city in crisis. When the city refused access...

 

Westland to Honor City's Second Mayor

Westland - On Monday, April 1, the Westland City Council adopted a resolution honoring Mayor Gene Mckinney for his service to the City of Westland and its residents by dedicating the Grande Ballroom...

 

Garden City Residents Can Get Food Assistance at Our H.O.M.E. Pantry

When St. Dunstan Catholic Church in Garden City closed in 2014, the food pantry it supported was moved to the Maplewood Community Center and given a new name: Our H.O.M.E. Pantry. H.O.M.E. stands for...

 

INKSTER HOST ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

On Monday, May 27, 2019, the City of Inkster will host the 50th ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE. We invite you to join us in this commemorative extravaganza to honor those men and women who have dedicated...

 

My mom's legacy lives on

Wow! It has been 18 years since my mom left us. March 15, 2001 was a different type of day. I wasn't sad because my mom had fought a good fight. She was like 1 in every 8 women who have breast...

 

The Moving Museum: Fred Moore Jr

October 9th 1931 Seven o'clock in the morning, Tupelo Mississippi Fred Moore Jr Born. Fred is a product of an Alabama raised mother, Elnora and his Mississippi raised Senior. Fred Moore Sr was an...

 

Recognizing First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American writer, lawyer, and university administrator who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th U.S. President, Barack Obama, and was the...

 

River Rouge Home to 'The Little Shelter That Could'

The small brick building on Pleasant Street that once served as River Rouge’s City Pound is now a more gratifying operation. Having made the transition to a rescue-friendly animal shelter in 2012,...

 

Tidying Up Your Finances

(StatePoint) The cultural phenomenon sparked by professional organizing consultant Marie Kondo has motivated millions worldwide to declutter. While cleaning out your closet and making a financial...

 

Pi Day Event Promises Fun and Learning for Local Students

Many an adult can recall having endured middle or high school math classes in which pi, symbolized, π, was used in mathematical calculations. Pi is a number situated between 3 and 4, with the value...

 

International Women's Day March 8, 2019

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the historical, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also is a day of action in support of taking action against...

 

"Be You" Women's Extravaganza in celebration of Women's History Month

UAW-Ford Diversity and Inclusion will host the Be You Extravaganza on Saturday, March 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year's event will be held at the UAW-Ford's National Programs Center located...

 

March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month, a time to bring awareness to kidney disease. 1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease. What puts you at risk for kidney disease? Major risk factors include...

 

Prophet Cedric Banks Interviews Judge Kathleen McCarthy, Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court

Prophet Banks: We have a great show for you today. We have Judge Kathleen McCarthy of Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court. Welcome to The Community Shall Be Restored. Tell us Judge what do you have going o...

 

Cottage And Lakefront Living Show

Despite record setting snow storms and cold cyclones, we must not forget summer is still a real thing. The Cottage And Lakefront Living Show came to the Suburban Collection Showplace to remind us...

 

Scammers Pose Real Threat in Michigan

Scam artists are deceptively cunning. The office of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has provided consumers with information on such threats on its webpage. One notable threat is known as the...

 

Nominations Sought for Romulus Hometown Hero Awards

ROMULUS - The City of Romulus Police, Fire & Safety Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 Hometown Hero Awards. Nominations are being sought in the following categories: Outstanding...

 

Livonia Tail Waggers Needs the Community's Help After Being Scammed

Laura Zain has always loved animals. As a child, her parents always had cats and dogs at home. Zain recalls one spring day when she was in the car with her mother approaching a red light at the inters...

 

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