The pivotal role first ladies play in Black churches in Detroit
DETROIT – In Black churches across the country, first ladies play a pivotal role in their communities. The role of first ladies in Black churches has evolved. You absolutely will find that you have to have ministry for women,” Ellis said. I’m trying to be authentically me, lady,” Vann said. We’ve been able to do programs, young ladies of distinction, making sure that our young ladies are equipped for -- To handle all aspects of their lives,” Ellis said.
Nightside Report Jan. 18, 2021: Spirit Airlines says 2 agents injured, passengers arrested after bag dispute in Detroit, What to know about the COVID-19 variant in Michigan
2 Spirit agents hurt, passengers arrested after bag dispute in Detroit, airline saysDETROIT – Two Spirit agents were injured, two passengers were arrested and another was cited this weekend following a bag dispute at Detroit Metro Airport, the airline says. According to Spirit Airlines, “three passengers attacked our agents without provocation.”The incident happened Sunday while the passengers were trying to board flight 646 from Detroit to Atlanta, according to Spirit. When the agents asked the passengers to verify that their carry-on bags were appropriate sizes before boarding, the passengers became combative, according to airline officials. A man and woman died in a Detroit house fire on Tracey Street that happened Monday afternoon, the Detroit Fire Department confirmed. and was identified in a Washtenaw County woman who had recently traveled to the U.K. That’s where the variant originated.
Triumph Church honors Martin Luther King Jr. though drive-in service in Southfield
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Although it had to find a new location other than the Fox Theatre, Triumph Church found a way to make sure all people could still honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year. “What we’re doing today (Monday) is reminding the people that we have a responsibility to keep the dream alive,” said the Rev. Solomon Kinloch Jr., pastor of Triumph Church. Aside from just a word about the messages and principals of Martin Luther King Jr., there was also a food giveaway for families in need. “Triumph Church is not just a church that believes in worship.