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 By Glenda Glover    News    October 21, 2021 

The White House Supports HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have changed the college landscape and have provided a significant return on investment. Our country cannot reach its goals without strong,...

 
 By Lisa McGraw    News    October 14, 2021

Transparency counts...now more than ever.

It's been brought to our attention that the City of Romulus has language on the November 2nd ballot to allow for publication of notices in two electronic sites OR a newspaper of record. We urge you...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    News    October 14, 2021

GETTING TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES

There is still time to learn about the candidates that will be on the November 2nd General Election ballot. The election is less than three week's away. This week's candidates featured in the... Full story

 

After 13 Years, Black and Missing Foundation Still Searching for Thousands of Missing People of Color

It's been 13 years since Natalie Wilson and her sister-in-law Derrica Wilson founded the Black and Missing Foundation to help bring attention and closure to the ever-growing number of cases in...

 

WAYNE COUNTY REACHES NATIONAL VACCINATION RATE MILESTONE

Wayne County, Mich. - As of Tuesday, 70% of Wayne County residents (excluding Detroiters) have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The 70% goal set by President Biden is seen by health officials as a crucial step toward getting a vast...

 

GETTING TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES

The Telegram News is encouraging voters to learn more about the candidates that will be on the November 2nd ballot. This week the candidates are Amy Atwood running for Taylor City Council and Leslie...

 
 By NNPA Staff    News    September 30, 2021

Reps. Beatty, Cooper and Sewell Introduce Legislation to Establish National Rosa Parks Day

WASHINGTON, D.C.-In coordination with Reps. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and Terri Sewell (AL-07), U.S. Congresswoman and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Joyce Beatty (OH-03) introduced legislation to...

 

Adams wants to Debate Duggan says no

Who will serve as the leader of the City of Detroit for the next four years? That decision will be made on November 2, 2021 by the people of Detroit. Before the decision is made, people normally...

 

Inkster to be part of Smart City Initiative

INKSTER -Flagstar Bank today announced it is making a lead contribution of $1 million to Detroit-based Strategic Alliance Community Development Corporation to create fiber-optic infrastructure and...

 

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Named to TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People

TIME named nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump to the 2021 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, making him the only personal...

 

Romulus Chamber Invites the Public to Meet the Candidate Night

ROMULUS – The Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Meet the Candidates Night” event on Thursday, September 30th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Romulus Athletic Center. The public is invited to attend to meet and greet with candidates...

 

More than 150 Chaldean doctors sign on to letter urging their community to get the COVID-19 vaccine

DETROIT – More than 150 Chaldean doctors are urging their community to get vaccinated to protect against COVID-19 in an open letter released today in both English and Arabic. The letter, penned by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician and professor...

 

Additional September emergency food assistance benefits related to pandemic to be issued

LANSING – All Michigan families who are eligible for food assistance benefits are receiving an additional monthly payment in September in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Department...

 

New Westland Community Health Center to Offer Wide Range of Healthcare Services

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on September 1 to celebrate the opening of the new Westland Community Health Center, located at 35700 Warren Road. Governor Gretchen Whitmer was on hand to congratul...

 

Hiding in Plain Sight, a 30-Year-Old Hijacking Mystery Solved on 9/11

A breezy and seasonally satisfying Tuesday, September 11, 2001, began with the promise that beat reporters crave – the knowledge that my story would appear on the front page. Riding high from the...

 

Wayne County Commission Adopts Executive Evans' $1.46 billion 2021-2022 Budget, Providing for Needs While Protecting Taxpayers

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commission today unanimously approved Executive Warren C. Evans' $1.46 billion 2021-2022 budget which provides for essential county services, including the creation...

 

Inkster Housing Commission Opens First WiFi-Connected Comcast "Lift Zone" in Inkster

Lift Zones provide safe spaces to help students and families access the Internet for online school and digital skills building. INKSTER– Comcast announced today the future opening of its first WiFi-...

 

Man To Stand Trial for Death Threat Against State Representative Cynthia Johnson

LANSING - Michael Varrone, 49, who called the state House of Representatives six times on Dec. 12, 2020, using one of those calls to threaten the life of state Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson (D-Detroit) and...

 

March on Washington 2021 Focuses on Voting Rights

On the 58th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, marchers focused on voting rights. Voting rights have reemerged...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The Annual Community Prayer/Unity Walk hosted by LaShanna Mitchell-Stinson was held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 in River Rouge. 'Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is. We are...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 26, 2021

Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks About His and Wife's Covid Diagnosis

While he and his wife remain hospitalized in a Chicago hospital after positive Covid tests, the Rev. Jesse Jackson told the Black Press that he remains vigilant in fighting for freedom, justice, and...

 

Governor Whitmer Proclaims August 26 as Women's Equality Day

LANSING -- Governor Whitmer today proclaimed August 26 as Women's Equality Day. August 26, 2021 commemorates the 101st anniversary of the addition of the 19th amendment to the United States...

 

FEMA Disaster Relief Deadline is Approaching

Dear Neighbor, I'm writing to remind you that time is running out to apply for FEMA disaster relief for the floods that ravaged our communities. The deadline is Monday, Sept. 13, 2021-less than three...

 

Historic "March On For Voting Rights," To Take Place On 58th Anniversary Of MLK's March On Washington

ATLANTA - PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 28, Americans who believe in the power of democracy and free elections will embark on a historic "March On for Voting Rights" to demand that legislatures a...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    August 19, 2021

National Night Out in Inkster a Fun Evening for All

On Tuesday, August 3, the Inkster Police Department hosted National Night Out in the department parking lot for the community to come out and mingle with the officers. The event lasted from 5 to 9...

 

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