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Get to know two more candidates that are on the November ballot.Lisa Robinson for 34th District Judge and Nicholas Hatha...
09/28/2020
KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Get to know two more candidates that are on the November ballot.
Lisa Robinson for 34th District Judge and Nicholas Hathaway for 3rd Circuit Court Judge

This is your opportunity to get to know the people that will be on the November ballot. During the month of September, the Telegram News provided candidates that are on the November ballot an opportunity to inform the residents who they are. Here are two more candidates. LISA MARTIN CANDIDATE FOR 34...

Do you know the candidates that are running to represent you?  Here are three more that took advantage of the opportunit...
09/26/2020
KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Do you know the candidates that are running to represent you? Here are three more that took advantage of the opportunity to answer the questions from the Telegram Newspaper.

Shakira Lynn Hawkins for 3rd Circuit Court Judge, Felipe Soria Candidate for Ecorse City Council and Chris Dardzinski candidate for Lincoln Park Mayor.

Don't forget to vote by November 3rd. Every vote matters
Gina Wilson Steward.

. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO RUN FOR THIS POSITION? I am running for this position because I have witnessed the unfairness of our system of justice and as an officer of the court and a part of the system, I feel I have a responsibility to work to change the system to ensure fairness and justice for all r...

Do you know who is on the ballot in November?  Learn about Candidates; Kimberly Alexander and Robert Hellar in this week...
09/22/2020
KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES

Do you know who is on the ballot in November? Learn about Candidates; Kimberly Alexander and Robert Hellar in this week's issue of the Telegram Newspaper
Gina Wilson Steward, #everyonemustvote

This is your opportunity to get to know the people that will be on the November ballot. Check back each week to learn about more candidates. KIMBERLY ALEXANDER CANDIDATE FOR ECORSE CITY COUNCIL . WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO RUN FOR THIS POSITION? I decided to run for a position on the Ecorse City Council....

Do you know someone who is living with Sickle Cell?  Learn more about the disease during Sickle Cell Awareness Month.  T...
09/18/2020
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, Bringing Attention and Focus to Research and Treatment

Do you know someone who is living with Sickle Cell? Learn more about the disease during Sickle Cell Awareness Month.
This week's story is written by Clifton R. Kirkman II. Welcome to the Telegram Newspaper

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In 1983, Congress designated the month of September to help bring attention and focus to Sickle Cell research and treatment. The theme for this year's celebration is Sickle Cell Matters. Across the country, the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Ame...

We are fighting to make our communities better. Join us and let your voice be heard.Meeting will be via ZOOM. Informatio...
09/14/2020

We are fighting to make our communities better. Join us and let your voice be heard.

Meeting will be via ZOOM. Information is on the card.

Get your Voting Plan in Action.  Check to see if you City  has an Election Drop Box.  It's not for me to know.  It's for...
09/05/2020
City of Ecorse received Election Drop Box

Get your Voting Plan in Action.

Check to see if you City has an Election Drop Box. It's not for me to know. It's for you to know.

Do you have a Drop Box? Would you like one? Those were the questions that Ecorse City Clerk, Dana Hughes heard over a month ago from a call from a representative from Wayne County. She knew that the residents of Ecorse would benefit from having a safe and convenient way for them to participate in th...

We just love to meet young people that are making a difference in our communities.  This young man, Byron Brooks is doin...
08/31/2020
Byron Brooks Finds Purpose in Activism

We just love to meet young people that are making a difference in our communities. This young man, Byron Brooks is doing just that.

Thank you for your dedication to 'The Hood' and your desire to help people get to their next level. Keep up the good work!!
Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP, #ourfutureisnowstandwithus, #fromthehoodforthehood

Byron Brooks is not one to sit around, recounting injustices and wait for someone else to do something about it. The 25-year old Ferris State University student is more than willing to be a catalyst for change in society himself. Brooks was raised in Detroit by his great-grandparents, as his mother....

Residents of  Inkster Michigan came out for the Gas Give-away held by Christ Temple City of Refuge (C.T.C.O.R) .  Great ...
08/30/2020
Christ Temple City of Refuge host Community Gas Give-away

Residents of Inkster Michigan came out for the Gas Give-away held by Christ Temple City of Refuge (C.T.C.O.R) . Great job Operation Refuge for another outreach event.

INKSTER - On Saturday, August 15th, the citizens of Inkster were blessed with Free Gas. Through a partnership with Christ Temple City of Refuge (CTCOR), Mike Bazzi - owner of the Citgo Gas Station located at 26167 Michigan Ave. and Inkster Mayor Patric Wimberley, each car received $15.00 in gas. The...

There is so much going on that I didn't take time to thank the supporters of the Telegram Newspaper for helping us reach...
08/29/2020
Telegram Celebrates It's 76th Anniversary

There is so much going on that I didn't take time to thank the supporters of the Telegram Newspaper for helping us reach our 76th Anniversary. What an accomplishment!!

Whether you have a subscription, purchased an advertisement, sent us a great lead or called to tell us that you liked a story that we published, we say Thank You.

Thank you Xavier Jones for interviewing me, Gina Wilson Steward. It's always interesting when I'm on the other end of the microphone.

Continue to support the Telegram Newspaper as we continue to provide Positive News to the People.

If you don't have a subscription.. Today is a good day to start one - print & online access.

Black people, in America have been fighting for the rights and resources to own business since the day our chains were taken off. Black businesses are important to the communities they are meant to serve. Black owned businesses create a skill building infrastructure that gives employment, boosts the...

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08/24/2020

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This week, on Thursday, August 20th, the Telegram News, Western Wayne Family Health Centers and Western Wayne County Bra...
08/17/2020

This week, on Thursday, August 20th, the Telegram News, Western Wayne Family Health Centers and Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP have partnered with new groups - The PEN Enrichment Center, Romulus Citizens for Change and the Mt. Olive Baptist Church to provide COVID-19 Testing in Romulus.

Please share the news.

08/08/2020
Couples Challenge. Post a photo of you and your best friend, spouse or main squeeze with your I Voted Sticker.Our Vote M...
08/04/2020

Couples Challenge. Post a photo of you and your best friend, spouse or main squeeze with your I Voted Sticker.

Our Vote Matters!!!

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08/01/2020

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Don't forget you can VOTE today, Saturday, August 1st, at your City Clerk's Office.Call them to find out the details.
08/01/2020

Don't forget you can VOTE today, Saturday, August 1st, at your City Clerk's Office.

Call them to find out the details.

Ecorse Love. Mr. and Mrs. Worthy.
07/27/2020

Ecorse Love. Mr. and Mrs. Worthy.

Have you been tested for COVID-19??  It might seem like that swab is going to reach your brain, but it's not. In five se...
07/26/2020
Get Tested for COVID-19: It's More Than Slowing the Spread

Have you been tested for COVID-19?? It might seem like that swab is going to reach your brain, but it's not.

In five seconds, then its over.

Get tested.
@westernwaynecountynaacp.com

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 in public. We've adapted to this "new normal" with the hope of reducing the transmission of a virus th...

07/24/2020
Relaxing on the 4th with friends.
07/04/2020

Relaxing on the 4th with friends.

Have you gotten a COVID-19 Test yet?  Have you been wearing a mask, washing your hands often and practicing Social Dista...
06/23/2020

Have you gotten a COVID-19 Test yet? Have you been wearing a mask, washing your hands often and practicing Social Distancing (staying 6 ft away from people)? If you answered NO to any of these questions...….

GET TESTED!! KNOW YOUR STATUS!!

Wednesday, June 24th from 1pm - 5pm at Gordy Memorial 455 Polk St. There are some spots left.
Call 734-506-0676 to reserve your spot.

Life as we know it.Everyone with a mask on standing for change.Gina Wilson Steward
06/17/2020

Life as we know it.
Everyone with a mask on standing for change.
Gina Wilson Steward

I was honored to attend today’s announcement!

The Conference of Western Wayne (CWW) announced a partnership with the Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP, and the Western Wayne Police Chiefs, to bring open conversation and active listening to the Western Wayne County region, in light of ongoing protests, and the horrific killing of George Floyd.

This listening tour will begin in the City of Livonia. You can register for these tours on c-w-w.org.

FREE- Drive Thru COVID-19 testing on Saturday and Sunday, June 13th & June 14th at Ecorse Community High School. Stop in...
06/13/2020

FREE- Drive Thru COVID-19 testing on Saturday and Sunday, June 13th & June 14th at Ecorse Community High School.

Stop in from 11am to 3pm to have a COVID-19 TEST.

Everyone should know their status. Get tested to protect your family.

Everyone is welcome.

Executive Warren C. Evans

It's time to get tested for COVID-19! The Inkster Michigan location and the Lincoln Park, Michigan location of the Weste...
05/26/2020

It's time to get tested for COVID-19!

The Inkster Michigan location and the Lincoln Park, Michigan location of the Western Wayne Family Health Centers is providing FREE COVID-19 testing to the community.

It's easy. (1) Call 313-561-5100 (2) Get an appointment time (3) Go Get Tested (4) Tell a friend or family member.

We must focus on stopping the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

You don't have to have any symptoms in order to get tested.

****Remember to practice 6 Feet Social Distancing when you are outside****

We will get through this together!

Gina Wilson Steward
#telegramnews, #ginawsteward, Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP, #gettestedsavelives

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05/24/2020

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If you need food.  There is a Food giveaway today/Tuesday in Romulus.
05/19/2020

If you need food. There is a Food giveaway today/Tuesday in Romulus.

Have you been tested for COVID-19?  The Western Wayne Family Health Center in Inkster Michigan is hosting DRIVE THROUGH ...
05/13/2020
Western Wayne Family Health Center host Drive Through COVID-19 Testing in Inkster

Have you been tested for COVID-19? The Western Wayne Family Health Center in Inkster Michigan is hosting DRIVE THROUGH TESTING. Let's stop the spread of this disease. Get tested so you will know...…
Inkster Chamber

The Western Wayne Family Health Center is now doing COVID 19 testing with drive through access by appointment at our Inkster location. Anyone 12 and older can access testing by first making an appointment for a tele-medicine visit to get a test order from one of our providers. The Inkster location i...

Do you know what the Census is about?Why would you fill it out if you don't know what it is?  Here is a brief video that...
05/03/2020
English: Video Guide to Completing the 2020 Census Online

Do you know what the Census is about?
Why would you fill it out if you don't know what it is? Here is a brief video that explains it.

https://www.census.gov/library/video/2020/english-video-guide-complete-2020-census-online.html

Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP, Gina Wilson Steward, #IMATTERCOUNTMEIN, Velma Overman, John D. Hearn Jr.

This video will introduce you to the 2020 Census, present a quick overview of the online questionnaire, and help you answer the questions.

HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR 2020 CENSUS FORM?IT ONLY TAKES 10 MINUTES TO MAKE SURE MONEY COMES TO YOUR COMMUNITY  WWW.2020CE...
04/13/2020

HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR 2020 CENSUS FORM?

IT ONLY TAKES 10 MINUTES TO MAKE SURE MONEY COMES TO YOUR COMMUNITY WWW.2020CENSUS.GOV

CHECK OUT THE RESPONSE RATE FOR YOUR CITY. DID YOU DO YOUR PART?

The Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP is keeping track. We need you to call your family members to encourage them to complete their form.
Gina Wilson Steward

It hasn't gotten any easier. I still tear up when I think about him. We would had gotten at least 10 emails about coveri...
04/09/2020
State Representative Isaac Robinson Remembered

It hasn't gotten any easier. I still tear up when I think about him. We would had gotten at least 10 emails about covering an event/issue that he was fighting for.
#bigshoestofill, #fighterforthepeople

State Representative Isaac Robinson, who served Michigan's 4th District in Lansing, will be remembered as an advocate for those he represented. Robinson, who passed away Sunday from a suspected case of coronavirus, was 44. Robinson was serving his first term as state representative. His district inc...

FREE Food Distribution on Friday, April 3rd at Walter White School in River Rouge for families with children.  You will ...
04/02/2020

FREE Food Distribution on Friday, April 3rd at Walter White School in River Rouge for families with children. You will stay in your car and someone will put the food in your car.

Read the attached flyer for more details.
Gina Wilson Steward

The Telegram Newspaper is continuing to spotlight local mayors. This week we spotlight Allen Park's Mayor Gail McLeod. @...
03/28/2020
Allen Park Mayor Gail McLeod Serves Her Hometown with Integrity

The Telegram Newspaper is continuing to spotlight local mayors. This week we spotlight Allen Park's Mayor Gail McLeod.
@telegramnews

Allen Park Mayor Gail McLeod, sworn in last November, has never considered herself a politician. A resident of Allen Park for more than 40 years, McLeod spent her career as a Human Resources manager for a large corporation. She found her way into the political arena when Allen Park's emergency manag...

03/25/2020
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This is serious.
FACT: Your actions affect others. Make smart decisions.

How to Stay Safe From Coronavirus While Shopping for Groceries

Did it take the Coronavirus to get this problem addressed?
03/17/2020
Detroit water shutoffs a human rights crisis

Did it take the Coronavirus to get this problem addressed?

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 water for personal and domestic use." It's not possible to live without water. We need water to drink, t...

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Please consider attending this important event where 3 significant voter engagement issues will be discussed in detail. You will have the opportunity to find out how to contribute to the success of each of these issues. Hope to see you there. https://facebook.com/events/s/town-hall-voter-rights-census-/498848700766101/?ti=icl
The Satin Dolls would love to have you in the house!!!
DINGELL PARK CRUISE IN Hosted by Team Turner racing every Friday in Ecorse MI down by the old rowing building from 6-9 PM! We hope to see you stop in this evening!
Please consider attending our Town Hall and encouraging you friends and colleagues to also attend. Voters Not Politicians worked hard to get this constitutional amendment passed and it is now up to all of us to se that it is implemented in the way that it was intended. Opposition is still trying to sabotage our efforts and we must be diligent and react appropriately to all attacks. I hope to see you on Monday, June 24th at Local 600 in Dearborn at 6:30 for this important meeting. https://www.facebook.com/events/646441275873208/? active_tab=about
This workshop is free! All you have to do is register! Come out creatives for a great workshop! Contact info on the flyer !
Join me at Celebrate the Arts! Featuring Downriver poets, singers, praise dancers and musicians! Tickets are $10! Let's celebrate National Poetry Month as well as other arts! Tickets are available on eventbrite or message me for yours!
This is a FREE event!! JOIN Trische' Duckworth founder of Survivor Speaks along with GMBC TAMAR MINISTRIES FOR SURVIVOR SPEAKS THE TRUTH Emcee: Detective Jeff Manson Speakers: Victorious Pastor Yasharon Williams Valerie Kelley-Bonner Spoken Word Artists: Paris Jones Natasha Anée Keynote Speaker: Karen R. Lewis from The Angel House Come on out, there's so much more!! We hope to see you there!! #GMBCGSSAndSurvivorsSpeak... #July14th... #11amTo2pm... #HopeToSeeYouThere... We hope to see you tomorrow!
Teachers----Grant Opportunity – Wheels to Woods Wheels to Woods provides funding to PreK-12 schools and other youth groups to pay for transportation costs for an educational field trip to a nearby forest or forest products company. Any PreK-12 school in Michigan is eligible to apply for funds to go on a field trip to a school forest, private forest, public forest or forest products company. Wheels to Woods reimburses actual transportation costs up to $350 per bus and $1,000 per school. Applications can be submitted anytime to [email protected].
Fmr. Michigan Million Woman March organizer and freelance writer for the Telegram Newspaper reports on February 1, 2018 forum with candidates Gretchen Whitmer and Brenda Lawrence. (Governor & Congresswoman)
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