• How Trump can help Detroit

  • Activists and youth from several community groups gathered Feb. 20 at Osborn High in Detroit to protest the state's plan to close up to 38 low-performing schools, 25 of which are in Detroit.

    Michigan shuts down bad schools. Leading states build them up.

    Michigan’s law that calls for the annual closure of the state’s worst schools is unique in the nation.

  • Detroit churches face off with mayor over spike in water bills

    Noah had to deal with a deluge. So do Detroit faith leaders, in the form of sharply rising bills…

  • 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…

  • Detroit board may sue state to keep schools open

    The Detroit school board has threatened to sue to prevent the state from closing schools in the city that…

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    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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    My Mother’s Story

    Sally Horwitz would have had a lot to say about Donald Trump, terrorism, ISIS, what it means to be…

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    Michigan’s Refugees by the Numbers [CHARTS]

    More than 25,000 refugees from six of the seven countries named in President Trump’s immigration order have arrived in…

  • Detroit Jews get the message of Trump’s immigration order

    Last Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting all refugee entry to the U.S. for 120 days,…

  • As an American Muslim, Rashida Tlaib has to fight to live in peace.

    Numerous protests have been sparked nationwide—and in our own cities of Detroit, Dearborn, and Hamtramck—as a result of President…