Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • Struggling neighborhoods watch as Detroit invests in better neighborhoods first

    Many Detroit neighborhoods need help. A lot of blocks are little more than a couple of occupied homes, a…

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  • The Sanctuary Network

    At least eight Michigan houses of worship announced plans to form a “sanctuary network” on Tuesday. The congregations say…

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  • Tale of two cities: Despite rebound, study says Detroit short 100,000 jobs

    The conventional wisdom has been that Detroit is recovering, but there’s a major flaw in that assessment. If anything,…

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  • The ravaging of Detroit neighborhoods by tax foreclosures

    Downtown Detroit is in a revival, but neighborhoods across the city are still declining. One of the reasons is…

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  • Tale Of Two Cities

    Despite rebound, study says Detroit short 100,000 jobs.

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  • ShadowSpirit

    Shadow of the Spirit of Detroit

    In Detroit, jobs are scarce. Money is short. That has led to an underground economy that one Detroit reporter…

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  • Separate and Unequal

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Racial tensions between white people and people of color are reaching levels not...

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  • Tax Foreclosures Hurting Detroit’s Recovery

    Click here to listen By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio At one time, Detroit’s black families had one of...

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  • VIDEO: DJC Survey Poll finds differing options on race.

    Attitudes about race have been improving in southeast Michigan, but there are still wide gaps on some issues between...

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  • AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio & Sandra Svoboda | WDET In 1967, many American cities were rocked by...

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