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 By Gina Steward    Opinion    April 30, 2020

I'm tired of being in the house, But I must stay in

Oh how I would love for things to be back to normal; or just a little less confined. It has been about five weeks of being in the house and I seem to be having 'cabin fever'. I have watched some good...

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    April 23, 2020

Working Together as we Prepare for after the Pandemic

Wow! The times we are living in are really putting our government and mental stability to a test. What are we to do? One; we must pray and realize that there is a higher power in control. Two; We...

 

Staying Home is our Only Weapon against COVID-19

'm accustomed to fighting violent crime, arresting career criminals and implementing police policy to positively impact the lives of others. But COVID-19 is not a problem that one person alone can tac...

 
 By Dorian Tyus    Opinion    April 23, 2020

WHAT'S GOING ON?

Mother, mother There's too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There's far too many of you dying You know we've got to find a way To bring some lovin' here today, eh eh Marvin Gaye (1971)...

 

Telford Telescope - Intimation of Immortality?

'IN THE INTERIM' - I've raced interim sprinters in interim races, / Loved interim women in interim places, / Been interim Chief of Detroit's troubled schools, / And of Madison's briefly--contending...

 

Even During a Killer Pandemic Trump Tests Positive for Racism

On March 23, standing at the podium in the White House Briefing Room, President Trump was asked whether or not using the term "Chinese virus" when referring to COVID-19 pandemic was racist or was insp...

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    March 19, 2020

Are you able to Multi-task? In 2020, you must be.

There is so much going on that you have to be able to manage more than one thing as once. I have always bragged that I can multi-task, but even I am being challenged to stay focused. The Coronavirus...

 

DETROIT HIT HARD-Part Two

Since taking office in 2014, Mayor Mike Duggan has spent close to 300M dollars in federal Hardest Hit Funds to tear down thousands of homes in the city of Detroit. Moreover, he has stated publicly on...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    March 5, 2020

Detroit water shutoffs a human rights crisis

The United Nations considers water a human right. According to the U.N., the "right to water entitles everyone to have access to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable wate...

 

Do you know the words to Lift Every Voice and Sing?

For those of you that know me, you know I have a thing about The Black National Anthem' – Lift Every Voice and Sing. Last year2019, was the 100th year anniversary of the song/poem. Lift Every Voice...

 

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...

 

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