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 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 8, 2021 

53 Years After MLK's Assassination

Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen in how his daughter has continued to fight for many of the same causes....

 
 News    April 8, 2021 

Why Are The Case Numbers Climbing?

Michigan hit a 2021 high of COVID-19 cases numbers with 8,202 new cases Wednesday, according to numbers released by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The new cases reported...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 8, 2021 

Ecorse's Darcel Brown Says Challenges and Successes are Part of the Job

This past November, Ecorse resident Darcel Brown was sworn in as the Mayor Pro Tempore for the Ecorse City Council. The swearing-in was done via Zoom due to the pandemic, but it did not diminish the...

 

Councilmember Raquel Castañeda-López - "Rethink, Redirect, Reinvest in our Communities"

For too long, police have been seen as the solution for too many of Detroit's problems. The Police Department's (DPD) $327M budget consumes nearly 30% of the general fund monies and over the last four...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 8, 2021 

Partnership for Progress address Implicit Bias during Listening Tour

The Partnership for Progress with the Western Wayne County NAACP and the Conference of Western Wayne has continued to hold their Listening Tours amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The fourth session was...

 
 News    April 8, 2021 

WAYNE COUNTY OPENS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS

WAYNE COUNTY - The Wayne County Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all residents of and anyone who works in Ecorse, Inkster, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Melvindale, a...

 

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...

 

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