Category: Michigan Chronicle

Posted on: July 29, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Ebony Magazine Photo Archive Sold

Photo by John H. White A consortium of foundations placed the winning bid to purchase the archive of Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), publisher of the iconic Ebony and Jet magazines. The archive, which includes more than 4 million prints and negatives comprising the most significant collection of photographs cataloguing African-American life in …

Posted on: July 26, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

East side of Detroit post office to be renamed after Aretha Franklin

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence introduced legislation to rename the Fox Creek post office located at 12711 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit after the late “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. Signed by every member of the Michigan Congressional Delegation, the official name of the post office would become the “Aretha Franklin Post Office …

Posted on: July 26, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Neighborhood Legal Services Hosts Summer Cruise to help Metro Detroit Communities

Benefit Cruise to raise funds for advocacy for Housing for the Homeless, legal advocacy for victims and survivors of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and HIV/Aids and Senior Citizens Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan (NLSM), Metro-Detroit’s only organization of its kind offering non-criminal legal advocacy, law-related education and supportive services for individuals and …

Posted on: July 25, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

WingOut Festival Comes To Detroit!

The inaugural WingOut • Detroit will make its debut this August 3rd and August 4th providing the best of Detroit’s chicken wings in a terrific outdoor setting. Held in Roosevelt Park between the hours of 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm each day, patrons can indulge in a variety of over …

Posted on: July 25, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Kamala Harris joins Detroit security guards in fight for a secure future

They guard nearly 100 buildings in downtown Detroit that house thousands of Bedrock workers, yet, they have no one to protect them. Dozens of SecurAmerica security officers rallied in Hart Plaza Wednesday afternoon, continuing their fight for union rights, affordable healthcare, and other requests needed to support their families. The …

Posted on: July 23, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

THE GREATEST THREAT TO AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

THE OVERT RACISM OF DONALD J. TRUMP OR THE MUTED VOICES OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE? Statement by Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President, Detroit Branch NAACP Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony Benjamin Franklin one of the signers of the United States Constitution wrote, “There can be no such thing as wisdom and …

Posted on: May 21, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

NEIGHBORS: EAST SIDE: KELLY-MORANG

Eastwood Block Party Celebrates Children About 100 children and adults gathered for an Eastwood Block Party that served up fun, food and information.  The April 27 event not only kicked off the block club, it marked a celebration of the neighborhood’s children. And it’s one of the ways a citywide initiative …