A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS

photo of Jan Bidwell

By Jan Bidwell

The term “homeless” applies to a person if they have no livable place to stay, or a place that can be taken from them quickly.

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JUST BREATHE

photo of Jan Bidwell

 

Talk of the benefits of breathing is everywhere these days. Ironically, this is one of the things we do from the moment of our birth, without any instruction.

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You may be suffering from “Vicarious Trauma”: What it is and what you can do about it

Above: As the message, “This report contains graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised” scrolls across the television screen, it is too late to turn the television off. The viewers are often surprised and/or disturbed by the content.

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African American Woman, Melina Brann, in a Creative Business: Do What You Love

Photo of Melina Brann an artist who took a chance and found success.

Get some coffee and check out Brann’s show at the Blue Owl Coffee shop located at 1236 Turner Road.,

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African American Woman, Onylah Taggert, in a Creative Business: Do What You Love

If you are looking for a special gift
visit Taggart’s DBN (Dazzle By
Ny) Boutique. The fashion bou-
tique is located in downtown East
Lansing, MI. Log on to the site at
www.dbnboutique.com

By Deborah M.

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Lansing NAACP Donates $50,000 to the Legal Services of South-Central Michigan

By Deborah M. Walker

LANSING, MI  – It happens time and time again, a convicted felon finds the perfect job, house, or school. He (or she) fills out the application and submits it for a background check.

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Michigan Mentorship Programs Help Young Women Succeed

Petals and Pinecones alumni volunteering at a recent fundraiser.

Petals and Pinecones alumni volunteering at a recent fundraiser.

Courtesy photo

By Deborah M. Walker

LANSING, MICHIGAN —  It is a startling realization that each year countless young girls succumb to the pitfalls that produce barriers to success such as teenage pregnancy and drug abuse.

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Exploring Recreational Vehicle Travel is Becoming More Common

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an exciting trip for them.

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an
exciting trip for them.

 

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an exciting trip for them.

Their Class A motorhome

Courtesy Photo

 

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Ross on Real Estate: What to consider before deciding to buy a home

By Ross H. Yednock

In an article in the March – April, 2021 edition of the National Association of Realtors starts out “Homeownership is the largest single contributor to intergenerational wealth for American families.

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The Lansing Barber Styling College has New Owners and New Opportunities

Above: Travis Sanders and Marcel Mayberry are barbers, cousins and business partners. Owning a family business is not new for them and they wanted the opportunity to teach others. They purchased the place where they learned how to become barbers when they heard it was going out of business.

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