LANSING, MI — Committees are meeting, people are planning, drummers are preparing, and singers are rehearsing for St. Stephen’s Community Church, U.C.C. 24th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration.
Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr. (pictured) in Salvador Carnival in BLACK IN LATIN AMERICA. Courtesy of Jemila Twinch
By Ken (Duke) Monse’Broten
EAST, LANSING, MI — When Vishwajeet K. Singh took ‘the walk’ in the sunny summer of 2010 at Michigan State University (MSU), he had a strong urge to give something back to the community at-large, particularly to the MSU community and its wonderful University town of East Lansing that has given him so much – friends, family and life-long education to boast about. Employed now as a faculty at the University of Oregon where he teaches Hindi/Urdu for World Languages Academy, exactly within a year he is close to fulfilling his urge and now come back to the town to launch his new venture, “Global Mentors LLC”.
By Tom Lagana
Q: I’ve always been fascinated by angels, and I have lots of angel figurines around the house to protect me. But I admit I don’t know much about them. When did God create the angels? Or have they always existed? How much influence do they have over our lives? – Mrs. D.P.
Journalists and citizens who file Freedom of Information Act requests often expect delay or denial, unfortunately, that can impact your daily life. Oftentimes, the lack of information provided by governmental agencies limit the ability to investigate issues, protect individuals or open the doors of justice. istockphoto