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 By Stacy M. Brown    News    February 15, 2024 

Historic White House Gathering Celebrates Descendants of Civil Rights Icons

In a Black History Month event at the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 13, Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the descendants of some of the most influential civil rights leaders from the 1950s and '6...

 

City's New Administration Leads to Inkster Citizens with a New Sense of Pride

There was standing room only in the Booker T. Dozier Recreation Center as residents of the city of Inkster filled the meeting space to capacity. Those who arrived late were in a bit of a shock, as...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    February 8, 2024

Inkster Police Department Hosts Chat With the Chief

On Thursday, February 1, the Inkster Police Department held its first ever Chat With the Chief event to give residents an opportunity to meet and talk with the city's new police chief, Tamika...

 

NNPA's Historic Town Hall Sparks Dialogue on Strengthening Black-Jewish Relations Amid Rising Hate

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) orchestrated a transformative Town Hall between Black and Jewish leaders at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Ft....

 

Three Black U.S. Army Reservists Killed in Drone Attack Near Syrian Border

Three Black American reservists from the 926th Engineer Brigade, based at Fort Moore, Georgia, lost their lives in a drone attack on a U.S. base near the Jordan-Syria border. Pentagon Deputy Press...

 

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Opposes Giving Billions in Tax Breaks to the Rich

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement opposing H.R. 7024: "I oppose this GOP-led bill that gives billions of dollars in tax breaks to the...

 

The Honolulu Blues: The Fans and The History of What It Means to Be a Detroit Lion

The Detroit Lions! Winners or Losers? That’s your call to make. At the end of the day, the fact remains that the Detroit Lions did some amazing work this season. Making it to the NFC Championship...

 

Inkster Housing Commission Announces Departure of CEO and President Aaron Cooper, Gladys Neal to serve as interim

INKSTER, Michigan, Jan. 25, 2024 - The Inkster Housing Commission (IHC) today announced the departure of its esteemed CEO and President, Aaron Cooper, who will be leaving the organization to pursue a...

 

Report Reveals Racial Wealth Gap Widens in the United States

A new report from WalletHub, a personal finance website, has found that the racial wealth gap in the United States is alive and well. The report, titled "2024's States with the Biggest & Smallest...

 

NNPA 2024 Annual Mid-Winter Conference to Empower Black America

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is gearing up for its 2024 Annual Mid-Winter Training Conference, which begins on Wednesday, January 24, at the B Ocean Resort and Hotel in Fort...

 

Biden Takes Aim at Excessive Bank Charges

President Biden has announced a proposal to dramatically reduce the cost of overdrawing a bank account. The initiative targets what it views as unnecessary financial burdens on consumers,...

 
 By Selen Ozturk    News    January 18, 2024

As Voters Head to Polls Worldwide, What Role for Diaspora Communities?

With 2024 being the biggest election year in history - as over 70 countries with over four billion people send citizens to the polls - the role of diaspora is more crucial than ever. At a Friday, Janu...

 

Civil Rights Leaders 2024 Insights on Martin Luther King's Courage

During his short life, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped on all kinds of powerful toes in his fight for civil rights, and he was a courageous and determined leader who refused to let prison or...

 

President Biden Accelerates Student Debt Relief with Early Implementation of SAVE Plan

The president asserted that his administration's SAVE plan has helped 3.6 million Americans by canceling their student debt. Again, attempting to fulfill a key promise made during his 2020 campaign,...

 
 By Michigan News    News    January 11, 2024

AG Nessel Cautions Detroit Lions Fans About Ticket Scams

LANSING – The Detroit Lions are returning to the playoffs as the NFC North Champions, and as fans are excited and eager to cheer on our team from the stands for the first-ever playoff game at Ford...

 

Three Years After January 6th Attack on Capitol:

The United States Attorney's Office is marking the third anniversary of the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol, which shook the nation and much of the world when supporters of the twice-impeache...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    January 11, 2024

Assistant Chief of Police Promoting Community in Inkster

Officer Tamika Jenkins arrived at the Inkster Police Department as Commander in April 2023. By the time fall arrived she was promoted to the rank of assistant chief, becoming the second African...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    January 4, 2024

Biden Commutes Sentences and Pardons Marijuana Offenses in Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform

In what the White House called a decisive move echoing the core tenet of equal justice under law, President Joe Biden announced a set of substantial clemency actions aimed at addressing glaring...

 
 By Jazmine Danci    News    January 4, 2024

Downriver Community Conference to host two meetings on future of former industrial sites

Public invited to attend informational meetings WHAT The Downriver Community Conference (DCC) will hold two important Open House Community Meetings where everyone can discuss the future of former indu...

 

Treasurer Eric R. Sabree announces info on Show Cause Hearings to Prevent Foreclosure

Treasurer Eric R. Sabree announces info on Show Cause HearingsIf you are facing foreclosure and your tax issue does not fall into one of the categories below, you are urged to get into a payment plan...

 

Ecorse welcomes Secretary of State Benson and new Election Drop Box

The citizens of Ecorse are one step closer to being completely ready for the 2024 elections. Ecorse Clerk, Dr. Kimberly Whitsett took advantage of a grant program that provided the city one of the...

 

GOVERNOR WHITMER SIGNS NEW VOTING RIGHTS BILLS INTO LAW

Elected Officials joined in at the NAACP Detroit Office. Statement from Rev, Wendell Anthony It is important to note that every election has a consequential determination on the people's personal...

 

Vice President Kamala Harris Makes History in Senate with 32nd Tie-Breaking Vote

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Vice President Kamala Harris broke the previous record set by John C. Calhoun in the 19th century for the most tie-breaking votes cast in the U.S. Senate. Harris has now cast 32...

 

Congresswoman RashidaTlaib Calls for Release of All Hostages and Palestinian Political Prisoners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement on H. Res. 793: "Every innocent civilian should be released and reunited with their family, no matter...

 

Michigan Group Aims to Educate and Eliminate Native American-Themed Mascots and Logos

As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we'd like to highlight an issue that concerns Native American people across the county and at home here in Michigan. That issue is the continued use...

 

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