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Learning about Dr. King should be a year long process

The third Monday of January is the day that the nation recognizes the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The United States passed the legislation to make it a Federal Holiday in 1983. But the...

 

Amazon's Promises to Michigan Ring HollowAs Facilities Sit Vacant

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, e-commerce boomed, sales flourished, and Amazon massively expanded its warehouse footprint to reach all over the country. With every new facility, Amazon sold local officials and communities on promises of new jobs... Full story

 

Our Health is Our Wealth

Over the last two months I have been watching my dad's diet. No he is not on a diet, but his doctor has instructed us that there are some things that he needs to remove from his normal meal plan...

 

"Grateful After the November Mid-Term Results

A lot of good news came out of this month’s elections—and enough bad news to remind us that we can never let our guard down when freedom and democracy are at stake. This year, democracy itself...

 

Are you engaged in your community?

I have realized that one of the most important things that is missing In our cities is ‘community engagement’. Some of the major issues that are affecting our homes, community, state and the...

 

Thank you supporters of the Telegram News

It's time to celebrate the 78th Anniversary of the Telegram Newspaper. We consider us to be the Biggest Little Paper in town. There comes a time when you look back over your past and you just say...

 

Holding our Elected Officials Accountable is Hard Work and Necessary

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...

 
 By Dale Rich    Opinion    November 17, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Members of the 102nd USCT, a Native American and members of the community gathered at the grave site of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Veteran, James Robinson, at the Historic Elmwood Cemetery on...

 

Elections are Over, Time to Reconcile and Move Forward

The American Human Rights Council (AHEC-USA) congratulates all winning candidates of all electoral posts. Voters have voted and made their voice heard. We should all accept the outcome of these...

 

COMMENTARY: Joe Biden's Great Recovery

One definition of recovery is, "a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength." Another is, "the action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost." I can't...

 

The residents have the Power; use it at the ballot box

I sometimes ponder on the question, what is the responsibility of elected officials? I believe that their main responsibility is to represent the people in the area where they were elected. Whether...

 

It's Election Season

All cities in Michigan will have a General Election on Tuesday, November 8th. I know it is not the Presidential election, but it is important that you exercise your right to vote. It is time to learn... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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...

 

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