Category: Black Newspaper

Newly opened funeral home in the City of Southfield

Grand Introduction to the Community this Sunday

 Stephen R. Kemp, former manager and operator of Haley Funeral Directors, has been a dedicated industry professional for more than thirty years. After working under various well-known names including Stinson and Cantrell, Stephen has branched out to develop a name for himself.

Sistine Chapel Choir To Give First Ever Detroit Performance

The Sistine Chapel Choir from Rome, commonly recognized as “the Pope’s Choir,” will make its first-ever performance in Detroit on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Detroit Opera House. Their performance in Detroit will culminate the Choir’s historic return to the U.S. for the first time in over 30 years, which also includes performances at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The Choir will perform to a sold-out audience.

GAA President and CEO Sylvester Hester appointed to Tuskegee University Board of Trustees

Global Automotive Alliance (GAA) President and CEO Sylvester Hester was recently appointed to the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees to serve a full, four-year term as a state-appointed trustee by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.

New TV special featuring young people to raise mental health awareness

There’s a mental health crisis facing college students. One in five young people between the ages of 14 to 24 will experience mental illness.  Left untreated, it can cause bigger problems later on.

Nancy Pelosi, Doris Matsui and Democrats Urge DREAM Act Passage

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, left, and U.S. Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui, on her right, said at Sacramento State University that she believes “we have an agreement with the President to support a clean, Dream Act.” (OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey)

Arden Fair Aims to Hire More than 100 New Employees at Holiday Job Fair

SACRAMENTO – Arden Fair will be hosting a job fair Wednesday, September 20 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. for many different holiday positions throughout the mall. Applicants are encouraged to come prepared with their resumes. The job fair will be held at Arden Mall Center Court (1689 Arden Way). More than 25 retailers will be participating in the job fair and accepting applications.

Osborn Neighborhood Alliance, rehabbing homes to inspire Detroiters to work, play, shop and live in Osborn

Quincy Jones, executive director of the Osborn Neighborhood Alliance and Kate Cherry, program director for City Connect Detroit

By Alisha Dixon

Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter

General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra addresses the gathering during a celebration of the GM-Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)

Tax foreclosures of owner-occupied homes in Detroit down 88% over past two years

  • Officials credit Interest Rate Reduction program and army of committed community volunteers for success
  • 786 owner occupants foreclosed in 2017 compared to 6,408 in 2015
  • Overall tax foreclosures down in 2017 lowest since 2008 crash

Vivian Green’s ‘I Am Different, I Am Human’ Campaign Fights For The Rights Of Special Needs Kids Everywhere

Vivian Green and son Jordan

Source: Courtesy of Vivian Green, Helio PR

Vivian Green is back with a new album, 13-city tour, and an important message about the rights of children with special needs.