• Troy leads settlement, integration of immigrants and refugees

    Troy is another city whose large and successful immigrant community is a paragon for communities nationwide…

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  • The Future of Most Business Districts Outside of Downtown Detroit Is Uncertain

    There are small business districts throughout Detroit that are barely hanging on.

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  • 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 – 23rd Birthday – May 4, 2017

    “I know that I have to leave the country but I am still hoping for some type of miracle,…

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  • 21 Days to Exile: Maria’s Diary, part 1 – Staying Strong

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

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  • Renting in Detroit

    “A lot of people who lost their homes (in the Recession) do not want to buy another home. Or,…

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  • American Black Journal Community Conversation

    Stephen Henderson was joined by a diverse group of panelists for an in-depth discussion in South West Detroit.

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  • Detroit cites progress, but water shutoffs actually rose last year

    Residential shutoffs spiked 18 percent in 2016: A staggering 83,000 homes have lost water service.

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  • Detroit’s socio-economic laboratory: Morningside

    Private foundations are testing projects to see what might spark neighborhood revival.

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