The New Citizens Press Review (pilot): Michigan, who are your executive branch elected officials?

Publisher Rina Risper reviews the current slate of elected officials and the voting process


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BHN – Michigan General Election Review Epi. 2: Know the steps to register to vote and eligibility

Voting process


BHN news producer, Julia Dudley Najieb, discusses voting in the state of Michigan with guest, co-host, Rina Risper, publisher of The New Citizens Press.
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Adventures in Business Podcast -Episode 69 – Guest New Citizens Press, Rina Risper

Last month, Rina Risper, President, and Publisher of The New Citizens Press  was featured as a guest in podcast, Adventures in Business, Episode 69.  The New Citizens Press,

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BHN – A Michigan General Election Review Episode 1: Why should Black people vote?


In episode 1 of the Michigan Election Review, BHN news producer, Julia Dudley Najieb, discusses voting in the state of Michigan with guest, co-host, Rina Risper, Read More

News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Expansion of Access to Birth Control, Pharmacists Can Partner with Doctors to Directly Prescribe Hormonal Birth Control

LANSING, Mich. — Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that pharmacists in the State of Michigan are eligible to prescribe hormonal birth control in partnership with doctors. This action from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) offers women easier access to birth control and provides them greater freedom to plan their families.

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Mackinac Island’s Kingston Kitchen is a ‘story of fulfillment and freedom’

Shawn Fearon’s

Shawn Fearon’s Kingston Kitchen has moved from Okemos, MI to Mackinaw Island and has rebranded as Kingston Kitchen at the Village.

Courtesy photo

By Ken Coleman

In 2000,

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Rick Steves’ Europe: Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-Eyed Germans and a Big Glass Dome

Inside The Dome Of The Reichstag, Germany’s Parliament Building.

Inside the dome of the Reichstag, Germany’s parliament building.

Photo Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli, Rick Steves’ Europe.

By Rick Steves
Rick Steves Europe

Years ago,

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Ear infections can occur from a variety of activities, including swimming

Photo by Angela Roma/Pexels

By Mayo Staff, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I swim for exercise and relaxation. I try to get in the pool about three times a week.

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Jill On Money: Scorching summer job heat means more rate hikes

Jill Schlesinger

By Jill Schlesinger

The post-COVID labor market recovery is like this summer’s weather: SCORCHING.

The government reported that 528,000 jobs were created in July, more than twice the consensus estimate.

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Excuse me, are you listening? – Tulsa, Oklahoma and Black Owned Media Weekend


Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press

(Pandemic photo 2022)

Dear Readers,

Part of the highway ride into Tulsa was less than impressive.

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