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How do you decide what to focus on?

There has been so much going on in 2020, that it is hard to determine which issue to focus on. Within the pages of the Telegram News, I try to encourage our readers to get involved in their...

 

Get Tested for COVID-19: It's More Than Slowing the Spread

Over 100 days have passed since COVID-19 forced most of the United States into various measures of quarantine. People across the country spent months indoors, socially distancing, and donning masks...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    July 16, 2020

AHRC calls on ICE to rescind its directive regarding International Student

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) calls upon Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reconsider its recent directive to force international students who are currently studying and in...

 

Much Needed COVID-19 Testing comes to the Tri-Cities

COVID-19 affects African American and the Latino population at a higher rate than White Americans. The demographic study for Wayne County states that the Cities of Inkster, River Rouge and Ecorse...

 

A new group of activist is here

I have been watching a lot of TV over the last three weeks and I have noticed something. A new group of activists has arisen. I have seen the passion, as they spoke so eloquently about things that are...

 

NFL Comments on George Floyd and Gets Roasted on Kaepernick

NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 32, hasn't played in the NFL since the 2016 season. He was blackballed by the NFL after silently protesting police brutality by silently taking a knee on the...

 

Were the Cops that Killed George Floyd Undercharged?

The White Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, who is captured on video participating in the death of George Floyd, a Black man, by kneeling the weight of his body on Floyd's neck for almost...

 
 By Gina Steward    Opinion    June 4, 2020

It's hard to celebrate in times like these

This week marks my 15th Anniversary as owner of the Telegram Newspaper. What an accomplishment for me and my family! Last year, I had this grand plan of celebrating my 15th Anniversary and the 75th An...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    June 4, 2020

And just like that, people stopped talking about Covid-19

Let’s look at the riots of the last week. The cops have pretty much stood down and have taken a defensive posture. The protestors, though aggravating, have been fairly peaceful. The trouble comes...

 

Where Is Your Mask?

It is so important that we wear a mask or face covering when we go outside. The US Surgeon General said that we can protect others from getting the Coronavirus when we wear a mask. It has been...

 
 By Emma Lockridge    Opinion    May 21, 2020

Living it Up on the Southwest Side

What's up Detroit 48217! Let's take a stroll back down memory lane. Southwest Detroit is a place many of us call home. By Southwest, I'm referring to the southern section of the city that's near...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    May 21, 2020

Things are slowly, slowly, starting to come back

Things are starting to come back. NASCAR restarted last Sunday with a race at Darlington, South Carolina. Golf had a small charity event also last weekend. Both without fans. With the nicer weather,...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    May 14, 2020

AHRC is concerned over the rise in number of coronavirus- infected inmates, urges immediate action:

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) reiterates its call on Governor Whitmer, Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) and the federal prison authorities to address the Covid 19 pandemic and...

 
 By James Abeare    Opinion    May 14, 2020

Sports starting up this week

I will admit when I am wrong and it looks like I am wrong in this. But, it looks like sports, especially professional sports, will start again this week. NASCAR is first up this weekend at...

 

CENSUS, CENSUS CENSUS!

Have you completed your 2020 Census? No! Please take about ten minutes to be counted this year. It is very important for your family, kids and community to complete the Census. The Constitution says...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Opinion    April 30, 2020

AHRC urges President Trump to bail out the US Postal Service:

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) urges President Trump and Congress to provide all the necessary assistance to the US Postal service (USPS). The US Postal service is as essential. All...

 
 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...

 

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