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KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO RUN FOR THIS POSITION? I am running for this position because I have witnessed the unfairness of our system of justice and as an officer of the court and a part of the system,...

 

Did you complete your 2020 Census? Deadline is days away.

Time is running out for you to do your part in helping your community. Sept. 30 is the last day for households and census takers, who have been reaching out to those who haven’t responded, to...

 
 By Shirley Gomez    News    September 17, 2020 

HAPPY HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH! HONOR, CELEBRATE, AND SUPPORT YOUR CULTURE

Since 1988, from September 15 to October 15, the United States recognizes the contributions and the unique influence of Hispanic Americans to the Nation. The value in the community's history,...

 

Rep. Tlaib's Constituent Service Centers Bring Back Over $1.2 Million Directly for 13th District Residents

DETROIT-Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), announced a milestone achievement for her trademark Neighborhood Service Centers, in which vital constituent services are carried out. As of today,...

 

Suite B Lawsuit Against City of Inkster and Former Officials Dismissed

Inkster – The City of Inkster has prevailed in a lawsuit brought against it by Suite B, Inc. The dismissal ruling was issued on August 18 by Judge Dana Hathaway in the Wayne County Circuit Court....

 

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

This is your opportunity to get to know the people that will be on the November ballot. Check back each week to learn about more candidates. KIMBERLY ALEXANDER CANDIDATE FOR ECORSE CITY COUNCIL . WHY...

 

The 2020 Election May Be Remembered as The Year of The Absentee Ballot

As Election Day, November 3, 2020, draws near, COVID-19 continues to ravage the nation. As a safety precaution, many voters nationwide are opting to vote by mail, also known as absentee voting,...

 

'Not Forgotten,' 26 Missing Children Recovered in U.S. Marshal Operation

n 2018, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) launched a series on the plight of missing children of color – focusing primarily on missing Black girls. The series, which continues...

 

Bipartisan Workgroup of Legislators Introduce Bills to Ensure Safety in Nursing Homes

LANSING - After months of work, a bipartisan group of legislators announced the introduction of 10 bills designed to prevent future health care crises in nursing homes, long term care, adult foster,...

 

Deadline approaching for 2020 Census

The deadline for participating in the 2020 Census is September 30. So with only 27 days left to be counted, now is the time to stop procrastinating and complete the census, which is available by mail...

 

Kamala Harris Wins Backing of 'Divine Nine'

In her historic speech accepting the vice presidential nomination for the Democratic party, Sen. Kamala Harris introduced her family - among them her beloved Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, "The Divine...

 

FEMA approves Governor Whitmer request for additional $300 Per Week to Unemployed Michiganders

LANSING. -- Today, the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) approved the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency's application for funding that would provide an additional...

 

Residents of Flint awarded $600 Million in civil lawsuit

LANSING - . – Last week, the State of Michigan agreed to a $600 million settlement of the civil lawsuits brought against the State of Michigan by Flint residents after the water supply for the City...

 

City of Ecorse received Election Drop Box

Do you have a Drop Box? Would you like one? Those were the questions that Ecorse City Clerk, Dana Hughes heard over a month ago from a call from a representative from Wayne County. She knew that the...

 

Gov. Whitmer announces 4 million free masks

LANSING, – Four million free masks are being provided to Michigan residents who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 through a partnership involving the state, Ford Motor Company and the Federal...

 

19th Amendment anniversary: A timeline of 100 years of voting rights for women

This year marks 100 years since the 19th Amendment ostensibly gave women the right to vote. The milestone came after decades of fighting, sacrifice and even death, and was followed by movements to...

 
 By Bloomberg News    News    August 20, 2020

Postmaster General suspends Postal Service changes until after election

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said he is suspending changes to mail service that raised concerns over slow delivery of ballots in the fall election after President Donald Trump criticized the...

 

Dems Put Divides Aside, Rally Behind Biden at Convention

NEW YORK (AP) - Michelle Obama delivered a passionate condemnation of President Donald Trump during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, declaring him "in over his head" and...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    August 13, 2020

Telegram Celebrates It's 76th Anniversary

Black people, in America have been fighting for the rights and resources to own business since the day our chains were taken off. Black businesses are important to the communities they are meant to...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 13, 2020

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate. Harris was named...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    August 13, 2020

Vigil Held in Dearborn to Honor Victims of Beirut Explosion

A candlelight vigil was held in Dearborn Friday evening, August 7, to honor the lives lost in a massive explosion in a Beirut port earlier in the week. The vigil was held in the parking lot of the...

 

Rep. Tlaib Wins Primary in Resounding Victory, Unifies 13th Congressional District

DETROIT – This morning, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement regarding yesterday’s primary election: “The 13th Congressional District raised me, and it is an honor to represent my neighbors in the United States H...

 

NAACP LAUNCHES WEBSITE AHEAD OF 2020 VIRTUAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON

Special website for virtual march on 57th anniversary of "I Have a Dream" speech to advance a bold Black agenda; honor the legacy of John Lewis; mobilize the vote BALTIMORE - Today, the NAACP...

 

The Primary Election broke records The People have spoken

Over 2.5 million Michigan voters participated in Tuesday's election, a record turnout for an August primary. About two-thirds of voters used an absentee ballot, another record. Tuesday's vote total...

 

President Trump grants Governor Whitmer's request for National Guard at 75%

The president decides to only federally fund guard activities at 75%, leaving states with additional costs LANSING. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after President...

 

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