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Some things should never be so Black and white

Next week will mark one year since George Floyd was murdered by former police officer, Derek Chauvin. While his death sparked worldwide outrage, protests, and much needed discussions about our...

 

The people have spoken

I love hearing from the readers of the Telegram News. It is pleasing to realize that people enjoy the Telegram and they will take time out to let me know how they feel. So many people call and thank u...

 

Take the Vaccine and hold my new grandson!

On May 11, 2021, I will receive my second COVID-19 Vaccination shot. Then two weeks later I should be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. That is a huge accomplishment for me. I have always been a...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    April 29, 2021

Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force:

Gun violence is an American national problem. Police usage of unnecessary deadly force is another one. Both kill innocent people. It is a problem that calls for a solution. The recent shootings by police and by citizens are not the first and, if the...

 

It's Time to Talk About the Violence in our Communities/ Police and Community Relationships

I am an avid news watcher but only after the first 15 minutes of the news broadcast. You know why, because in the first 15 minutes its all about the violence in our communities. Somebody got shot, som...

 

We Still Need to Wear a Mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing. Michigan is the top state with new cases over the last week. Our numbers have now reached the level of cases...

 

Reading month is coming to a close, However, keep reading

As Reading Month comes to a close, I want to inspire you to continue reading. Reading opens the world to you without paying for air fare, rental car and a hotel stay. It is a way to share in the...

 

Elected officials must follow the rules

I attend many City Council meetings; some in person or on ZOOM. There are normally not many people attending. The audience is mostly made up of department heads and under ten loyal residents. Why don'...

 

An attack on one is an attack on all

Tuesday night's string of attacks at Atlanta day spas is yet another disgusting and disturbing example of how the spread of domestic terrorism has been allowed to torment minority communities. There...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    March 18, 2021

The War on Cartoons

Yeah, I know the title sounds ridiculous but it is going on. The casualties so far are Disney’s Dumbo, Peter Pan and the Aristo Cats, for supposed racist depictions, along with Pepe LePew for promot...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    March 11, 2021

AHRC Celebrates International Women's Day

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the nation and the global community in celebrating International Women's Day. The Day falls on March 8 annually. March is also Women's History...

 

Reading is a must skill...Pass it on.

How much time do your children spend reading in a week? Do they see you reading? I have always been a reader. My parents made sure we read books, mostly Black History books or stories, however we...

 

Making changes that will result in a better 2021

The year is off to a busy start and if we get involved, things will continue to move at a fast pace. As you think about what you will spend your time on, I suggest you take about a week to jot down so...

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS A CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION BY ALL

Today we celebrate Black History month following the historic inauguration of Senator Kamala Harris as the first woman, first Asian American and the first Black Vice President of the United States of...

 

Black History is Everybody's History

Happy Black History Month! It's no time like the present for you to learn your history. During 2020, the Telegram News had a series entitled, 'Pioneers of African American History' written by Renee...

 

I Am Empowered

I traveled to Washington DC with a bus load of people that I didn't know. I was so excited as we gathered in Southfield for the long journey. I have been to the King Center in Atlanta numerous of...

 

Questions still go unanswered from Romulus City leaders

What does it take to get an answer to your questions from the Romulus, Mayor, Council or Clerk? I guess the answer to that question is 'It depends'. During the City Council meeting on December 7th I a...

 

Still fighting forward

Friend, This year could have taken away everything. 2020 reminded us that we've only come so far. It was a year that threatened decades of progress, and rather than accept it, you decided to fight....

 

Holding our Elected Officials Accountable is Hard Work and Risky

Twice a year I publish a column 'We must hold our Elected Officials Accountable". As I rally with the community members and we discuss the issues that are important to them, I see the fire in their...

 

The gift of positive information Give a subscription to the Telegram Newspaper

Where do you get your news from? I’m not talking about news outlets that only tell stories about people in your community when they commit a crime. I’m talking about news outlets that tell...

 

DEMOCRACY STILL STANDS!

DETROIT – "Posterity! You will never know how much it costs the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it." These are the words of President John Quincy Adam...

 

Could this be the end?

As a Trump supporter, I hate to say this, but I think that the President should concede the election and set his eyes towards 2024. After four years of Biden/Harris, we might be ready to go back to Tr...

 

Michelle Obama To Trump: 'This Isn't A Game'

The former FLOTUS used all of her Ivy League degrees to collect her South Side Chicago self from going off on the President. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Donald Trump still hasn't...

 

Come On People, Wear a Mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing. Then why are people still not wearing a mask or face covering? Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an...

 

COMMENTARY: The Presidential Race Might be Too Close to Call, but the 'Projected Winner is Racism'

Look at the cities the nation is depending on in order to not re-elect an incompetent, racist, misogynistic president who has killed 230,000 Americans in seven months... Philly, Atlanta, Milwaukee...

 

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