TNCP Crime Update: 100 Block of East Barnes Avenue Homicide


The Lansing Police Department identified the victim as 32-year-old Dominick Hopson.  The age of the victim was originally reported as 22 years old.

On September 13,

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Urges Immediate Consideration of Abortion Lawsuit After Recent County Prosecutor, Health Provider Confusion on Status of Abortion 

Whitmer calls on Michigan Supreme Court to offer clarity

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a notice to the Michigan Supreme Court urging them to immediately consider her lawsuit to decide if Michigan’s state constitution protects the right to abortion. 

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News Spotlight UPDATE: Deputies Respond to Fatal Accident at the US127 / I96 Interchange in Delhi Twp.

**** UPDATE**** The 20 year old Mason woman that died as a result of injuries from the crash has been identified as Leocadia Lynn Marie Lovelace.

On Wednesday,

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The City of Tulsa was the Klan and Mob in the 1921 Race Massacre

A boy inside the Greenwood Rising museum. Photo by Mike Creef / The Black Wall Street Times

By The Black Wall Street Times

Originally published April 29,

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Mary Sanchez: Attention paid to Petito case proves not much has changed

By Mary Sanchez “If LaToyia Figueroa was a pretty white woman, would you know her name? Would you know her beautiful mixed-race face, her cafe au lait skin, the cheery smile of her photo,

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Just Plain Selfish: The Audacity of Color

  By Kris Walker

Tough times have been said to reveal a person's true character. A person can paint a pretty picture of themselves using vivid or even pastel colors. Words, attire and demeanor make it easy to portray a perfectly polished image. The persona and posture however, must be able to be maintained and withstand the pressures of societal life. 

An apple lover’s apple crumble that highlights its fresh fruit flavor (and doesn’t bury it in sugar)


By America’s Test Kitchen

Some apple crumbles bury the fruit in sugar and streusel so that by the time you add a scoop of ice cream, you've lost the fruit's tangy freshness. It's the equivalent of heating really good olive oil so that it loses its grassy bite or cooking thick, well-marbled steak until the center goes gray.

Jill on Money: Don’t let sense of confidence derail investing


By Jill Schlesinger
Dow 27K! S&P 500 3K! NASDAQ 8200! Just months after the bull market in stocks became the longest on record, U.S. equity indexes hit new milestones. Fears about the escalation of trade wars, Brexit, and worries about Congress' ability to raise the U.S. debt ceiling retreated, allowing stocks to power higher.

Excuse me, Are you Listening?: Hope and Faith


By Rina Risper
President & Publisher
Dear Readers,
There are plenty of things to experience in life.  You can be healthy and happy when you focus on your strengths instead of your weaknesses.  People may have a very limited scope of what individuals should act like, move like, believe in or worship…  However, the reality is that we are different and deserve the opportunity to express ourselves.  As a journalist, I feel that I am often pulled into spaces, I do not necessarily agree on.

Jill on Money: Don’t shortchange your retirement by overspending

 By Jill Schlesinger

 So many of us focus on retirement saving that we can forget how difficult it is to actually spend the money in a smart and methodical way during retirement.