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 By Xaiver Jones    News    April 18, 2019 

Success From The Mind Of Albert Harper

If you ask ten people their definitions of success, you might get ten different responses. Google defines success as "The accomplishment of an aim or purpose." World record holder, Albert "The Exercis...

 

After Historic and Emotional Win, Tiger Woods to be Awarded Medal of Freedom

On April 15, President Trump announced he will award championship golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Woods and Trump have golfed together in Florida over the years. Woods won...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 18, 2019 

Good Things Are on the Horizon for the City of Wayne

A mayor's job can be a demanding one. John Rhaesa knows this firsthand. Rhaesa was sworn in as mayor of Wayne in November of 2018. Previously a member of Wayne's City Council for seven years, Rhaesa...

 

Commissioners Protest 'Illegal' Detroit Charter Meeting

On March 30th tempers flared and several Detroit Charter Commission members walked out of what they described as a meeting that was not scheduled according to Robert's Rule of Order (which the...

 
 By Maxine Waters    News    April 18, 2019 

Maxine Waters at Hearing with Megabank CEOs:

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement at the hearing entitled, "Holding Megabanks...

 

Crime Rates Dropping in Highland Park

Highland Park is a small municipality completely enveloped by Detroit. According to the last census, it has a population of 11,776. And although home to Henry Ford's first mass production auto...

 

April is Arab American Heritage Month

The Greater Detroit area is home to one of the largest, oldest and most diverse Arab American communities in the United States. Why Did They Come to Michigan? The first Arab Americans to immigrate to...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 11, 2019

Westland Mayor Helps Create Progress in the City

Mayor William Wild of Westland has been actively involved in public service for 20 years. Wild began serving on the city's Planning Commission in 1999 and after two years, he was elected to City...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 11, 2019

Family-Friendly Alcohol Awareness Event Held in Garden City

On April 4, the Family Resource Center (FRC) hosted a community event called Stand Up, Stand Out, and Stay Sober. The free event was held at the Maplewood Community Center in Garden City. The event...

 

FORMER GOVENOR RICK SNYDER REINSTATED AS DEFENDANT IN FLINT RESIDENTS' CLASS ACTION SUIT

FLINT – Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was reinstated today as a defendant in the class action lawsuit brought by victims of the Flint Water Crisis. Gov. Snyder, as well as other government...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 4, 2019

Bias and non-attention given to Black Girls who "disappear"

Have you heard of Andreen Nicole McDonald of Texas? She's young, just 29 years old, pretty, married to a military husband and missing. Like thousands of other black females who've gone missing, there...

 

DETROIT NAACP ANNOUNCES 2019 FIGHT FOR FREEDOM FUND DINNER SPEAKER AND AWARDEES!

DETROIT -- The Detroit Branch NAACP has once again arrived at a historic moment. We are now on the eve of our 64th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner. The dinner is scheduled for Sunday, May 5, at...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 28, 2019

Residents, City Leaders Converge at Town Hall Meeting in Hamtramck

Since General Motors announced the idling of five of its assembly plants late last year, residents, workers, and government officials have been crying, 'Foul!' In addition to plants in Ohio,...

 

The Other Drug Dealer

In early March, the Northwest Activity Center gave a symposium to promote awareness of the opioid substance abuse epidemic that is devastating southeast Michigan and the nation. The forum consisted...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 28, 2019

Detroit Kid City Comes to Dearborn

In this 21st century world, even children as young as four spend a good amount of time each day glued to a video screen. Technology is everywhere, and while digital devices have made life easier,...

 

Women should look into Construction jobs

LANSING, Mich.- To drive home Gov. Whitmer's call to lower the gender parity and skills gap, the Talent and Economic Development (Ted) Department of Michigan teamed up with National Association of...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 21, 2019

Detroit Church's Community Tutoring Program Encourages Young Scholars Broadstreet Presbyterian Church is filling a need

An old African proverb says that it takes a village to raise a child. The congregation of Broadstreet Presbyterian Church may have had that proverb in mind when they noticed a need concerning the...

 

Attorney General Dana Nessel Officially Launches New Hate Crimes Unit

LANSING – Attorney General Dana Nessel has officially launched her new Hate Crimes Unit within the Criminal Division of the Department of Attorney General that is charged with investigating and prosecuting hate crimes. Assistant Attorney General Su...

 

Minimum Wage Increase for Michigan Employees Takes Effect March 29

Effective March 29, 2019, Michigan’s minimum wage will increase from $9.25 to $9.45 per hour. A copy of the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (Public Act 337 of 2018) and related resources – including the required poster – can be found...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 14, 2019

Citywide Night for Peace to be Held in Ecorse

The stated Mission of The United Communities of America (UCOA) is to reduce crime and violence through the promotion of peace and positive change. UCOA's Vision is to create a new consciousness to com...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 14, 2019

Westland Winter Jamboree Chases Away the Winter Doldrums

The 2019 Winter Jamboree hosted by the Norwayne Community Citizens Council was held last month. On Saturday, February 23, local families were treated to a free event held at the Jefferson Barnes Commu...

 

AHRC says stop hazardous waste storage and dumping of radioactive waste in Wayne County

AHRC calls on Attorney General Dana Nessel to investigate the over-concentration of hazardous waste storage and dumping of radioactive waste in Wayne County: The American Human Rights Council...

 

Policing the Police

DETROIT - The recent firing of a White Detroit police officer after he posted a racist snapchat video of a Black woman forced to walk home in freezing temperature has stirred controversy about the...

 
 By Xavier Jones    News    March 7, 2019

Coffee Hour With Senator Stephanie Chang

State Senator Stephanie Chang had an appointment at the Telegram to have coffee, and discuss issues with the people of the community. Chang visits so she can put her ear right on the problems and...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    March 7, 2019

City of Inkster Welcomes New Animal Control Officer

The city of Inkster is pleased to announce the arrival of D'Shawn Williams as the city's new Animal Control Officer. The city has been without an animal control officer since the retirement of...

 

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