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 By Renee Summers    News    June 20, 2019

Inaugural Eid Festival Held in Dearborn

The weather has turned and it has become time for summer festivals in Michigan. Organizers and volunteers pulled together what promises to be the first annual Eid Festival in Dearborn this past June 6...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    June 20, 2019

Wayne County Treasurer's Department Wants to Work With Struggling Taxpayers

The Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree's Office wants Wayne County residents to be aware of numerous assistance programs available to taxpayers who were struggling to get property taxes paid on time....

 

NAACP TO HOST 110TH NATIONAL CONVENTION IN DETROIT

NAACP to Highlight 110 Years of Civil Rights History, and the Current Fight for Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Opportunity, Education Equality & More BALTIMORE - Thousands are...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    June 13, 2019

'Garden City is a Great Place to Call Home', says Mayor Walker

Garden City is a generational community. Garden City Mayor Randy Walker is himself, a product of the city, having attended its schools and played Little League at its parks. Walker explains that this...

 

FATHER'S DAY: THE STATE OF BLACK FATHERS

As yet another Father's Day approaches, African-American fathers find themselves mired in a familiar precarious position. Unfortunately for African-American fathers, they have become the primary...

 
 By A Schott Bolden    News    June 13, 2019

U.S. Attempt to Erase Harriet Tubman

With uniquely American hypocrisy, the Trump Treasury Department has pushed back the 2016 plan to put escaped slave and Underground Railroad heroine Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Tubman would be the...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    June 6, 2019

Ecorse Mayor Lamar Tidwell Says Successes Come About with a Long Term Perspective

Ecorse Mayor Lamar Tidwell says good things are happening in his city. The graduate of Ecorse High School says for the past decade, property values had been going down in the city; however, this past...

 

Downriver Groups Receive $1.9 Million Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Grant for Southeast Michigan

Detroit. -The Friends of the Detroit River [FDR], along with several regional nonprofits and government agencies, will receive a $1.9 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for an...

 

National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America to meet in Detroit, June 20-23

CHICAGO- N'COBRA, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, will be hosting its 30th annual national convention June 20–23at the Timbuktu Academy of Science & Technology in De...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    June 6, 2019

13th Congressional District Women and Families Roundtable Held in Redford

United States Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib met with members of her constituency last week as part of a conversation on policy which will impact women and families in the 13th district. Roughly a dozen...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 30, 2019

Inkster Mayor Byron Nolen Puts Residents First

Inkster Mayor Byron Nolen wants to introduce his city to the rest of the region. In order to accomplish that, he has been working steadily on numerous enhancements to the city since his election to...

 
 By Malachi Barrett    News    May 23, 2019

Michigan Attorney General won't prosecute abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

LANSING -- Michigan women and doctors will not be prosecuted for obtaining or providing an abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned, Attorney General Dana Nessel said Tuesday. At an annual Planned Parent...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 23, 2019

Memorial Day: NNPA Celebrates Profiles in Courage 365 Days Each Year

Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The National Newspaper Publishers...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 23, 2019

Mental Health is the Theme at Coffee Hour with State Representative Leslie Love

Michigan State Representative Leslie Love, who represents the 10th House District, held her monthly coffee hour with her constituents on Monday, May 13. The event was held at the Redford District...

 

Comerica Bank Returns to Sponsor Free Prix Day on Friday, May 31 at the Grand Prix

DETROIT - Thanks to Comerica Bank, fans will have the opportunity to experience all the fun and excitement of the 30th Grand Prix in Detroit's history FREE of charge on Friday, May 31. For the...

 

Drinking Water in Michigan

In the autumn of 2018, the city of Hamtramck warned residents that the water supply might be tainted after several samples from homes showed elevated levels of lead. City officials declared that...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 16, 2019

Dearborn Heights Mayor Daniel Paletko Engages with Residents

John F. Kennedy is a hero to many, including Daniel Paletko, mayor of Dearborn Heights. The famous quote by Kennedy, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country"...

 

Garden City's Purple Bag Challenge is Back

The Garden City Purple Bag Challenge has resumed. Pick up your FREE purple bags and gloves at City Hall or the Maplewood Center. Be a part of the our city-wide litter clean-up challenge with either...

 

Downriver's 6th Annual BLESSFEST free resource fair, Saturday, May 18th

TAYLOR – Downriver's 6th annual BLESSFEST, "A Day of Hope", Free Community Resource Fair will be held Saturday, May 18th, 12-3 pm. at New Hope Assembly, 14000 Racho Blvd, Taylor. (two blocks north...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Inkster's Memorial Day Parade Turns 50

Historic Michigan parade honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice Inkster is honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for America at one of Michigan's oldest Memorial...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 9, 2019

Elected Officials Discuss Auto Insurance Rates with Voters at Town Hall in Detroit

In a Town Hall Meeting to discuss auto insurance rates, legislators at the state and national level met with voters on April 24 at Focus: HOPE in Detroit. Emotions ran high as residents and...

 
 By Telegram Staff    News    May 9, 2019

Ecorse School District Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

The Ecorse School District celebrated Cinco De Mayo with a full week of activities that were held through-out the district. There was as had aI'm reaching out to let you know we have a week full of...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

River Rouge Mayor Michael Bowdler, elected officials and public safety leaders welcome three new police officers to the department (Police Academy Grads- Anthony Kucinski, Joshua Smith and James...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 2, 2019

Public Forum on Gun Violence Featuring Parkland Father Held in Farmington

On April 15, the National Council of Jewish Women-Michigan held an open public discussion addressing the crisis of gun violence in the nation. The event was held at the Farmington Community Library....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Judge Damon J. Keith will be missed

On Sunday, April 28 at approximately 6:40am, Senior United States Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith, one of America's most towering legal figures, passed away at home in Detroit, surrounded by...

 

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