Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • How one businesswoman is drawing inspiration from a legendary madam

    Bailey Sisoy Isgro never knew Helen McGowan, the infamous “Motor City Madam,” whose women catered to Detroit’s discretion-seeking power…

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  • He started the Detroit riot. His son wrestles with the carnage.

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine This story contains crude language As much of the city slept, 19-year-old William...

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  • Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

    By Mike Wilkinson | Bridge Magazine Segregation in 1970 Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts...

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  • Crime

    Three prison reform ideas drawing bipartisan support

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine The prison reform movement in Michigan – and across much of the nation...

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  • The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine Heather Ann Thompson has been in the news recently because of the success...

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  • Walking back segregation in Ferndale schools

    By Chastity Pratt Dawsey | Bridge Magazine One suburban Detroit school district is embracing school choice while taking steps...

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  • School choice, metro Detroit’s new white flight

    School choice, metro Detroit’s new white flight

    By Chastity Pratt Dawsey and Mike Wilkinson | Bridge Magazine When the high school in Eastpointe recently welcomed the...

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  • Real talk about race

    By Chastity Pratt Dawsey | Bridge Magazine It’s not easy to talk about race in America. Even in this...

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