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 By Gina Steward    News    March 26, 2020 

STAY AT HOME!

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home order that took effect on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She said, "This disease can't spread if we are not out there." Please take heed to this. You...

 
 By Bruce C T Wright    News    March 26, 2020 

An Open Letter to Mayor Andrew Gillum

Mayor Gillum, for the sake of your health -- and the well-being of our community -- we pen this letter from the hearts of Black men who are actively working to dispel the myths of what Black...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 26, 2020 

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Hosts Tele-Town Hall to Address Coronavirus Issues

On Tuesday, March 17, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib hosted the 13th Congressional Coronavirus (COVID- 19) Telephone Town Hall. Information presented at the town hall and questions from residents were...

 

Don't forget to complete your 2020 Census

The United States Constitution requires that the nation's population is counted every ten years to ensure equal representation for all communities. The entire population of the United States must be...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 19, 2020

Allen Park Mayor Gail McLeod Serves Her Hometown with Integrity

Allen Park Mayor Gail McLeod, sworn in last November, has never considered herself a politician. A resident of Allen Park for more than 40 years, McLeod spent her career as a Human Resources manager...

 

Coronavirus and Our Communities

The coronavirus outbreak is now officially a pandemic, according to the World Health Organization. In the United States alone, more than 1,300 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed. Because of...

 

Joe Biden wins all three primaries on Tuesday

Joe Biden swept all three primaries on Tuesday night in Arizona, Florida and Illinois, CBS News projects. The contests took place amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis that led Ohio officials to...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 19, 2020

Rory Gamble Named First African American President of the UAW

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually...

 
 By Daniel Marans    News    March 12, 2020

Joe Biden Wins Michigan

DETROIT ― Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic primary in Michigan, according to network projections, demonstrating the breadth of his political coalition and dealing a heavy blow...

 

Wayne County homeowners can avoid foreclosure, stay in their homes

DETROIT – Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree joined Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Executive Warren Evans this week for a bill signing to provide tax relief to tens...

 

Detroit set to restore water service amid coronavirus fears

DETROIT (AP) - Thousands of Detroit residents who have had their water service shut off due to nonpayment of bills can have it restored under a plan that aims to allow them to wash their hands at...

 

Michigan announces first presumptive positive cases of COVID-19

LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Oakland County Health Division and Wayne County Health Department announced today that two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 12, 2020

Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses

Crystal Etienne is a businesswoman, wife, and mother of two children. She's also the founder of Ruby Love, a $10 million personal care company that she built in just four years. "My dream was to...

 

Governor Whitmer Orders Temporary Prohibition on Large Assemblages and Events Over 50 People

Governor Whitmer Orders Temporary Prohibition on Large Assemblages and Events Over 50 People Order follows new CDC guidance on large events and mass gatherings LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 5, 2020

Biden Says, 'The Black Vote Will Determine the Nominee'

A sincere and open former Vice President Joe Biden spoke candidly to the Black Press during an interview Tuesday with Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publisher...

 
 By ALLISON AUBREY    News    March 5, 2020

5 Ways To Prevent And Prepare For The Coronavirus

Worried about coronavirus? Keep some nonperishable food items and medicine stocked on hand, and follow flu prevention protocol like sneezing into a tissue, disinfecting surfaces and washing your hands frequently with soap and water. As the...

 

Community Partners Assist Inkster Public Safety

Ever wonder what giving back to community in a big way looks like? Look no further than the city of Inkster, where Midwest Recycling founder and CEO Abe Hachem and several other business owners in...

 

Serial killer found and arrested in Detroit

DETROIT - After he killed six people and failed in an attempt to kill himself, the man that haunted the community for weeks is in custody. Kenyel Brown, 40, was wanted in relation to six deaths, two c...

 

For People of Color, Gentrification is More a Curse than a Blessing

From a dowdy provincial city in the 1980s, Philadelphia has become a world-class urban center through gentrification – primarily through landmark architecture that now sets the city center and...

 

Black voters are the cornerstone of the Democratic Party and the most reliable voting block.

During the State of the Union, Trump featured several African Americans from the gallery with long words of praise and detailed introductions. The Republican party has always struggled with Black...

 

Students start the sit-ins to demand equality

Ultimately, all mass student protests of the 1960s and thereafter owe their viability to the student-led Greensboro protests of 1960, including student black power activists and anti-war activists of...

 

COMMENTARY: Snoop Dogg V. Gayle King and Ambassador Susan Rice

Last week, just days after the tragic death of basketball superstar and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant, CBS This Morning co-host, and Friend of Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King sparked a controversy following her...

 

60 Years Ago: Students Launched Sit-In Movement

February 1, 2020 marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of the historic Sit-in Movement, when four African-American freshmen from North Carolina A&T State College (now University) in Greensboro, NC...

 

DivDat Kiosk Network welcomes the City of Ecorse

DETROIT – The DivDat Kiosk Network is pleased to welcome the City of Ecorse to its multi-biller payment network. Effective January 31, 2020, residents are able to pay their water and property taxes...

 

Local League of Women Voters to Hold Town Hall in Partnership with Local NAACP Branch.

The League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights will hold their Making Democracy Work Town Hall style meeting on Saturday, February 15, from 1 pm – 3 pm at the Caroline Kennedy Public...

 

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