Chapter 3

  • 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...

    by
  • A brief history of poverty and jobs in Detroit

    by
  • Detroiters in poverty face nearly insurmountable obstacles

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Politicians and media reports indicate Detroit is in the middle of an economic...

    by
  • begging-hands

    “I watched an old black man cry”

    By Lester Graham I watched an old black man cry today. Sitting at a picnic table in Chandler Park,...

    by
  • Liette Gidlow, associate professor of history at Wayne State University

    Liette Gidlow: The call to confront issues of race and poverty has not been answered

    This year, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative is looking back to look forward. The five non-profit media partners are taking...

    by
  • The problems poverty are bigger than the programs and policies designed to solve them

    By Sandra Svoboda | WDET When the Kerner Commission Report came out in 1968 to explain the wave of...

    by
  • From war to poverty: refugees’ endless struggle

    By Ali Harb | The Arab American News DETROIT — Aseel Machi, a refugee from Iraq, faced racial and...

    by
  • As Latino population increases, so do threats of discrimination and inequality

    By Jessica M. Ruiz | Latino Press “Let’s go take my daddy out of that place. I miss him...

    by
  • The 1967 riot through the eyes of business owners: Who fled, who stayed and why?

    By Robin Schwartz | Jewish News Vivid memories remain in the hearts and minds of Jewish business owners nearly...

    by
  • What fixes poverty?

    Despite governmental and non-profit efforts to fix poverty, high rates still exist. As part of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative...

    by