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INVESTMENT OR GIVE AWAY

President Biden signed an exertive order that provides debt forgiveness to students to 45 million borrowers that struggle with student debt. Many have cried foul about the fairness of this order and...

 

Why are they activist?

I watched a group of young people over the last few months and I began to ponder the question, why are they activist? Were they born with the Activist gene or did they become activist because of the...

 

Open Letter to Political Candidates for the November Election, the Candidates Who Ran In the August Primary & Their Media Coordinators

I get about three emails a day from candidates running for office from all across the nation for national, state and local offices with requests for donations. I get these requests relentlessly. I nev...

 

Telegram News celebrates its 78th Anniversary

Time is really moving fast. Another year of providing providing positive news to the residents of Southeastern Michigan and throughout the country has gone past. I thank all of you who continue to...

 

Black leadership should have rallied behind a single candidate

Unfortunately,Michigan State Senator Adam Hollier has lost his bid to represent the 13th Congressional District of Michigan. But what is more unfortunate is that this didn't have to happen. If Wayne C...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    August 4, 2022

Time to Ditch the Spoils System, Our Elected Officials Need to Be more Inclusive:

No doubt that elections/time is especially important to citizens and candidates. It's the best time when candidates make their best effort to connect with people almost around the clock. They spare...

 

Do you know that You have the right to VOTE?

Are you going to vote in this year's election? I hope so . I put together this brief history that explains what transpired in order for many of you to have 'the right' to vote. The 15th Amendment...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    July 21, 2022

AHRC joins the global community in observing Nelson Mandela Day

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the world's community in observing Nelson Mandela Day. Mandela Day falls annually on July 19. The United Nations declared Nelson Mandela's Day on Nov...

 

It's Election Season, Your Vote Matters

Over the next four months, everyone who is at least 18 years of age can let their voice be heard. It's Election season in Michigan. The Primary election date is August 2nd and the General election...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    June 16, 2022

AHRC joins the nation in celebrating the 157th Anniversary of Juneteenth

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the nation in celebrating and observing the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth that falls on Sunday, June 19. Juneteenth has been celebrated by African Americans since the late 1800s. It was made a...

 

Detroit's Builder

Over the past decade, Detroit has earned the nickname"America's Comeback City"-a hard-fought but well-deserved title following years of struggle. Many have contributed to our city's renaissance, but...

 

Move Up Michigan

Michigan wants a bigger say in presidential elections, and one way to do that is to move up the state’s presidential primary election. Michigan currently holds its presidential primary in March - far down on the list. That’s why State Democratic...

 
 By Ben Jealous    Opinion    April 21, 2022

Across America, Students Must Learn All History

Black history is American history. That shouldn't be a controversial statement. But thanks to politicians like Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, teaching honestly about history is getting downright...

 

Have you read anything good lately?

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...

 

You are always your mother's baby

As we celebrate Woman's History Month, I always take 'Publisher's Privilege' and write about the woman that I admire most, my mother, Regina Wilson. She gave me guidance and direction that has made...

 

Ukraine, Refugees and Racism

Our hearts, prayers and support are with the people of Ukraine. No one should suffer such violence and loss in what is supposed to be a civilized global society. We as members of humanity are doing th...

 

March is Reading Month Take Time To Read

As Reading Month begins, 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 lives of...

 

Black History Month comes to an end, now what's the plan?

Well February is just about over and that ends Black History Month. However, we will continue to share information about Black people, Black Business and organizations throughout the year. Let’s mak...

 

My history is Generational Blessings

I grew up in a household that focused on learning about Black history. We played Black History Bingo, had Black History Trivia games and my parents made sure we visited museums to learn about our...

 

Two years in and we still need to wear a mask

The number of cases of people having a positive test for COVID-19 has been increasing over the last two months. Michigan is still one of the states with a very high number of cases and deaths. Then...

 

Martin Luther King was a Millennial when he made history

During this week, the United States of America pauses to celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When I speak about him, I always remind people that he was only 39 years old when he...

 

To Be A Part of His Dream

After surviving slavery, African-Americans had a new found sense of hope. They were optimistic for their future, they'd yearned so long to be free in the "land of the free". With that independence,...

 

What Civil Rights Mean

Civil Rights are manners and behaviors best suited for civilization. These rights grant equal social and political treatment. Civil is relating to citizen and their concerns. Rights have a...

 

The Year is 2022 and African Americans are Still in War Fighting for Their Civil Rights

Growing up having a father and grandparents who were born in Alabama, I would hear stories about life in the South. It was always surprising to me, that none of them ever wanted to return to Alabama t...

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It's time to make changes in our lives to be healthier

Well, another year has come and gone. For some people, things have affected their lives and they were forced to make some changes. For others, they have planned to make changes. And for the last group...

 

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