Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • 21 Days to Exile: Maria’s Story

    Maria has sick husband, baby – and looming deportation to ‘home’ she’s never known…

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  • Maria’s Diary: May 4 – Staying Strong

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  • Detroit’s problem is a lack of jobs, not too much gentrification

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  • Knight Foundation funds arts groups addressing Detroit’s 1967 unrest

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is distributing $682,000 to seven...

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  • Metro Detroit racial divide is widest over police

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine While black and white metro Detroiters are finding common ground on racial progress,...

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  • DJC Poll: Black and white optimism on Detroit-area race relations

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine Though their sprawling region had long wrestled with segregation, and racial violence has...

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  • The year before the rebellion

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  • Poverty and joblessness, fuel for ’67 riot, even worse today

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine While Detroit has seen positive changes in the police department and the inclusion...

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  • A brief history of poverty and jobs in Detroit

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  • Detroit Police Chief James Craig

    In a city with long memories of racial torment, Detroit’s police chief seeks to turn a corner

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine The Black Lives Matter movement was peaking a year ago when protesters took...

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