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 By Renee Summers    News    May 21, 2020

Dealing with Stress and Isolation During the State Shut Down

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing stay at home order issued by Michigan Governor Whitmer have resulted in anxiety and uncertainty for the state's residents. As a society, we are used to being on...

 
 By Roger Caldwell    News    May 21, 2020

In America the Choice – Death, Coronavirus or the Economy

Under the direction and management of President Donald Trump and his coronavirus pandemic task force, there has been mass death. With over 56,000 deaths, and over one million cases of the virus, there...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 21, 2020

Forgotten Harvest Assists With Food Insecurity

For 30 years, Forgotten Harvest has been acting out its mission to relieve hunger while preventing food waste. The organization does this by rescuing surplus food from markets, restaurants, and...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    May 14, 2020

Detroit now testing seniors 60 years of age and up for COVID-19

During Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Wednesday regular briefing, he said 78 Detroiters have died of COVID-19 since May 1. Of those only two people were younger than 50. Because of that, the mayor said the...

 

Michigan settles suit after landmark Right to Read ruling

LANSING, Mi(AP) - The state of Michigan early Thursday announced a settlement in a lawsuit over poor reading skills that was filed on behalf of Detroit schoolchildren, weeks after a federal appeals...

 

Brenda Jones Defeats Complaint Brought by Christina Guzman of Dearborn Heights, Michigan

DETROIT – Detroit City Council President and Former Congresswoman Brenda Jones beat back a complaint brought by Christina Elizabeth Guzman of Dearborn Heights, Michigan – a complaint to...

 

IN MEMORIAM: Little Richard, One of the Most Influential Founding Fathers of Rock n' Roll, Dies at 87

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, was one of the most influential singer songwriters in popular music. He was one of the founders of Rock n' Roll in the 1950s and one of the most...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 14, 2020

U. S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Holds 13th Congressional Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall

On Tuesday, May 5, US House Representative, Rashida Tlaib (13th district) hosted another virtual town hall to inform residents of resources available to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents we...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 14, 2020

Georgia Man Ahmaud Arbery, Shot and Killed - Jogging While Black

Add jogging while Black to the ever-growing list of reasons African Americans continue to be shot down senselessly by armed White men, supposedly under the color of law. Twenty-five-year-old Georgia...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

25th District Court Announce AMNESTY Program

The 25th District Court is currently offering an amnesty program for eligible defendants. The program will allow defendants to pay fine associated with unpaid parking tickets and civil infraction...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order to Re-Open Construction & Real Estate

LANSING. -- Today, at a press conference with leaders in health care, business, and labor, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-70 as part of her MI Safe Start plan. The executive ord...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 7, 2020

Joe Biden's Plan for Empowering Black America

When former Vice President Joe Biden sat for an exclusive live stream interview with National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. in February, the...

 

Governor Whitmer Announces "Futures for Frontliners," a G.I. Bill Program for Essential Workers

Program Will Provide Tuition-Free Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Essential Workers; Governor Announces Other Initiatives to Protect Workers and Their Families During the Ongoing COVID-19...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 30, 2020

Black-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Are Small Businesses Too!

Publishers of Black-owned community newspapers, including Janis Ware of the Atlanta Voice, Cheryl Smith of Texas Metro News, Chris Bennett of the Seattle Medium, Denise Rolark Barnes of the...

 

GARDEN CITY'S MAY 5TH ELECTION WILL BE ALL ABSENTEE/MAIL

The May 5th Garden City Schools Bond Millage Election is Absentee/Mail Only. In accordance with Governor Whitmer's Executive Order #2020-27, the Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Garden City Public Schools...

 

Mayor Duggan takes steps to ensure Detroiters get COVID-19 test

DETROIT - Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says it's time to begin testing people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19 -- and they'll be doing it in Detroit at the Fairgrounds site. Speaking at a news...

 

Citizens of Ecorse gets new ambulance

Exactly two years ago under the Leadership of Public Safety Director Michael Moore and Mayor Lamar Tidwell, the City of Ecorse resumed operating its Emergency Medical Transport Services. On March 31,...

 

LOCATIONS IN WAYNE COUNTY WHERE YOU CAN GET A COVID-19 TEST

WAYNE COUNTY – Testing criteria for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has been expanded in Michigan to include individuals with mild symptoms and essential workers still reporting to work in person,...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 23, 2020

Biden Wants Michelle Obama as Veep

Is a return to the White House by the Obama family in the cards? It can happen if former First Lady Michelle Obama would accept a public invitation from former Vice President and presumptive Democrati...

 

Black Businesses Matter, But Will They Get Fair Share Of COVID-19 Aid Money?

President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders announced the $2 trillion economic stimulus package-the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to great fanfare, touting the...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 16, 2020

Adopted Pooch a Great Addition to Inkster Fire Department

Working as a first responder is a stressful job. Increasingly, fire and police departments are realizing the therapeutic, calming effect an animal can have on distressed workers. At the Inkster Fire...

 
 By Derrick Johnson    News    April 16, 2020

NAACP CONDEMNS BRAZEN POLITICAL ACTION OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the Treasury Department's announcement that Donald Trump's name would be printed on stimulus checks sent to millions of Americans impacted by the...

 

Vacant Michigan Hospital i Lincoln Park To Reopen As Coronavirus Overflow Site

LINCOLN PARK, MI - A vacant Lincoln Park hospital will serve as an 80-bed overflow hospital amid the coronavirus outbreak. Wayne County officials on Tuesday approved that $500,000 in Community Develop...

 
 By Gina Steward    News    April 9, 2020

Surviving Covid-19 An interview with State Rep. Tyrone Carter

The Telegram Newspaper sat down for an interview with State Representative Tyrone Carter. Since he tested positive for the coronavirus last month we wanted to use this opportunity to share first hand...

 

Signs COVID-19 is Disproportionately Impacting African Americans Grow Larger

In a letter dated February 4, and sent to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) said comprehensive demographic data on...

 

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