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Is your license plate light on?

Do you know why I stopped you? That is what the police officer said to me the other day? Lights blarring and my passengers looking at me. No, I don't know why you stopped me sir. The officer says,...

 

Our free world in peril

On January 29, before the cravenly Republican senators voted on February 5 to give the criminal false president Donald Trump dictatorial powers instead of righteously removing him from office, I and...

 

Nasty Nancy

On Nancy, Nancy, Nancy. Why make such a spectacle of yourself. It did in some way work. No one is talking about the speach, just about you tearing up the State of the Union speech. According to you...

 

KOBE

With all the lunacy going on in Washington the last week with the impeachment trial of President Trump, we were reminded last weekend of what is important. Nine people, including Kobe Bryant and his...

 

Detroit Hit Hard by Mismanagement and Exploitation

n 2010, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) (also known as the Hardest Hit Fund) was established to provide help to families in areas of the nation adversely affected by the economic tsunami igni...

 

Do You Know Your History?

I know it isn't February yet, but it doesn't have to be February for you to learn about your history. During 2020, the Telegram News will have a series entitled, 'Pioneers of African American...

 

Do you have a savings plan for 2020?

Good financial habits start with an effort. Do you have $260.00 in your savings account (or in the box under your bed)? If not, do you have a plan to get there by the end of the year? If you saved...

 

Top five reasons to Think Local - Buy Local - Be Local

The local community would be better if the residents supported the local businesses. Our buying power is just that...Powerful. When we spend our money with local businesses it keeps the doors open...

 

Do you know what you did?

Last week, I received a phone call that turned my life upside down. One of my kids were gone. Someone had taken the life of Tamia Crawford. True enough Tamia was not my birth child, however during...

 

READING IS FUN... 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...

 

High school coach gets suspended for winning

A Long Island, New York, high school football coach was suspended for winning-and winning big time. The final score was 61-13. Now if you are a follower of American college football a score like that...

 

A DARK DAY IN AMERICA

Election Day November 3, 2020. President Donald Trump will lose this election and what will he do? Most people that know him and written books have said he will not go quietly into the night. The...

 

Are people born Activists? Or is it a learned behavior?

I watched a group of young people at the Annual NAACP State Convention this past weekend and I began to ponder the question, why are they activist? Were they born with the Activist gene or did they be...

 

Does your life have meaning?

Have you ever contemplated whether your life has meaning? Do you think that the thing that you do will have a lasting impact on your family, community or the world? As I have been looking over my...

 

Annual Community Prayer Walk hits the streets of River Rouge

The streets of River Rouge city was flowing with love and appreciation on this past Saturday as they continue to come together and believing that things will get better. When you have people...

 

It's time to get active in your community

Well, summer is coming to an end. It is time for the youth to go back to school. Some are going to college and some are going to elementary. That will free up some time for most parents to take some...

 

Racism is still a major problem in U.S.

f you can't remember a time when overt racism was at this level in America during your lifetime, that's because the majority of Americans alive today have never lived through an America this bad. For...

 

A national crisis: Surging hate crimes and white supremacists

A Saturday morning shooting rampage in El Paso, Texas on August 3 took the lives of 22 people, and seriously injured more than two dozen others. Reportedly, the alleged shooter wanted to kill as many...

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    June 27, 2019

We are going home to Ecorse as we celebrate another year of success

Thank you so much for your support of the Telegram Newspaper. June 1, 2019, marked my 13th year as CEO/Publisher of this awesome community newspaper. I couldn't have done it without the support of...

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    May 9, 2019

It's time to get engaged in your community

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

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    May 2, 2019

What happened to saying 'Thank You'?

The utterance of two words can make the difference in a person’s day…..”Thank You”. I always say Thank You. It’s a way of showing gratitude. For example, when I’m going through the...

 

'TRUMPianTale'

Back in early 2016, might Hollywood have ever accepted this far-fetched 'TRUMPian Tale' for a movie? Let us reflect for a moment that there ac- tually has dwelled in our dis-United States a...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    April 18, 2019

Not in my backyard

For years, Sanctuary Cities across the country have been saying how open and welcoming they are to undocumented (illegal) immigrants. The mayor of Oakland, California, last year, warned undocumented i...

 
 By Ben Chavis Jr    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Stop Invisible Lynchings in America

No form of lynching should be tolerated or permitted in America. A lynching is defined as putting a person or a group of people to death by hanging a person or group with or without legal due...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    March 21, 2019

The Meat Tax

According to Webster it is a tax on certain things that are made, sold, or used within a country. An excise tax, more commonly known as a “sin tax” is usually reserved for products that are...

 

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