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 News    April 1, 2021 

City of Detroit expands Vaccines at TCF Building, City Employee Family Vaccination Day - April 10th

The City of Detroit is adding significant vaccination capacity at TCF Center to accommodate an influx in appointments coming as a result of Monday's expansion of eligibility to any Detroit resident...

 

Aaron Cooper Named New Executive Director of Inkster Housing Commission

Inkster - The Board of Commissioners of the Inkster Housing Commission has named Aaron Cooper as the new executive director of the agency. Cooper brings a wealth of experience to this position having...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 1, 2021 

Westland address COVID-19 pandemic Community can still get tested and get the vaccine

Cities through out Wayne County are working hard to stay on top of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although they are all working in partnership with the County and State, each city has their own plans for...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 1, 2021 

Jonathan Kinloch Proudly Serves Wayne County and Its Residents

Lifelong Detroit resident Jonathan Kinloch was appointed to the Wayne County Commission this past January. Kinloch serves the Commission's 2nd District, which covers part of Detroit and was left...

 

Wayne County Executive, Warren Evans, spells out COVID-19 plans

1. It seems that the number of vaccines that Wayne County will receive is determined by the Governor's office. What is the plan to get people in Wayne County vaccinated? Wayne County is following the...

 

Senator Stephanie Chang, Representative Ranjeev Puri Resolution Condemns Rise in Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Crimes

LANSING. - Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Rep. Ranjeev Puri (D-Canton) today offered a resolution in the Michigan Senate and House, respectively, condemning the rise in hate crimes against...

 

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer among both men and women combined in the United States. It's also the third most common cancer diagnosis in African Americans. This year alone...

 

State Rep. Shri Thanedar, State Senator Adam Hollier Defend the Right to Read, Call For $94.4 Million to Boost Literacy Efforts in Detroit Schools

DETROIT,- State Rep. Shri Thanedar (D-Detroit) and state Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit) joined students, teachers, administrators and parents at Pershing High School on Monday to defend the right to...

 

City of Westland launch new dashboard focus on Financial & Community

WESTLAND - The City of Westland has launched a new financial and community performance dashboard available at www.cityofwestland.com. The new dashboard, powered by Michigan-based Munetrix, provides...

 

Wayne County Sheriff Office is SEEKING TO FILL 200 VACANCIES

Wayne County – Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Washington is looking for 200 men and women to fill corrections officer vacancies at the three jails. The vacancies-resulting from retirements or other...

 
 By Julie Stafford    News    March 18, 2021

Michigan Press Association Celebrates Sunshine Week Democracy Demands Journalism

The saying "No news is good news" is rarely - if ever - true. According to Cambridge Dictionary, that statement is "said to make someone feel less worried when they have not received information about...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 11, 2021

President Biden Poised to Sign $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

President Joe Biden eagerly awaits the final version of the American Rescue Plan, and is expected to sign the legislation into law by the end of the week. After passing in the Senate last weekend,...

 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs supplemental funding to support COVID-19 recovery plan

LANSING - Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation that supports the COVID-19 recovery plan she sent to the legislature in January. It includes key provisions of the governor's MI COVID...

 

Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree announce deadline extensions Due to COVID-19

WAYNE COUNTY - Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and an overwhelming demand for payment plans and appointments, the Wayne County Treasurer is extending the deadline for payment plan enrollment as...

 

Inkster Police Department Partnership - Hegira Health C.O.P.E. and Mobile Crisis Stabilization Program to address psychiatric emergencies

INK.STER, Ml. The Inkster Police Department is now in partnership with Hegira Health for "Community Outreach and Psychiatric Emergencies Program" or C.O.P.E. and Mobile Crisis Stabilization Team...

 

Four hard-hit Metro Detroit areas to get first vaccine appointments at Ford Field

Ford Field is becoming one of 20 mass vaccination sites in the country. Detroit was a COVID hot spot in 2020, but will now help protect thousands against coronavirus. Michigan residents can register...

 

Why We Celebrate Women's History Month

Women's History Month is a legally declared international celebration honoring the contributions of women to history, culture, and society. Since 1987, it has been observed annually in March in the...

 

23rd Women's History Month Celebration Honoring "The Most Influential African American Women in Metropolitan Detroit"

Women's Informal Network (WIN) has been empowering African American women in metropolitan Detroit since 1992. WIN will host its 23rd Women's History Month Celebration honoring "The Most Influential...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    February 25, 2021

Russell Hughes: A Black Engineer, Father & Football Coach

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and the men and women who built it did not learn the skills overnight. These people centuries ago belonged to a special, underrecognized, but omnipotent group of...

 

US Congresspersons Tlaib, Watson Coleman and Takano Introduce Legislation to End Discrimination in Automobile Insurance Rates

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Mark Takano (CA-41) reintroduced a bill to ensure insurance companies use only driving-related...

 

NAACP FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT ACCUSING TRUMP AND GIULIANI OF INCITING U.S. CAPITOL RIOT

WASHINGTON D.C-Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Donald J. Trump, Rudy Giuliani, the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers of conspiring to incite a violent riot at...

 

Stacey Abrams, Black Lives Matter are Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Both Stacey Abrams and the Black Lives Matter movement have been nominated to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The nominations represent an opportunity for either Abrams or Black Lives matter to win over ev...

 

Gov. Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Recognize Black History Month

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II released a joint video today to kick off Black History Month and reflect upon the contributions of Black Americans who have shaped...

 

Westland Police Seeking Qualified Candidates for Officer Positions

The Westland Police Department is establishing a New Hire Eligibility List from which the names of qualified candidates for police officers are selected for the interview process. The process of...

 

Democratic legislators Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) introduce bills to address dangerous dock collapses

LANSING - Today, Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), and Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) re-introduced legislation to protect major waterways and public health by...

 

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