• Detroit, 1967: Riot or Rebellion?

    Two weeks before the fiftieth anniversary of the July 24, 1967 police raid that set off a week of…

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  • Bulldoze away: Some Detroit neighborhoods need thinning out

    Your research has found that 178,000 homes were demolished in Detroit from 1970 to 2000.

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  • StoryCorps: A Father Tries to Protect His Record Store on 12th Street in 1967

    “I would start out on the night in a hot summer day. It was in July of 1967 and…

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  • Chaldean State Lawmaker Who Endorsed Trump: Community Feels Slighted

    “We have laws, we’d like to enforce them, but we won’t take it to the next level of throwing…

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  • Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Blight and illegal dumping

    One of the big issues in Detroit is blight. People walking away from their properties or foreclosures are the…

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  • Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Expanding the Green Light initiative

    The Detroit Police Department started promoting its Green Light initiative in January of 2016. It began as a response…

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  • Crime in Detroit neighborhoods: Where are the police?

    Detroit’s reputation as a high crime city has not gone away, but its crime rate is down substantially. It’s…

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  • Protesters gather in front of Detroit federal building calling for end of Chaldean deportations

    Customs Enforcement rounded up more than 100 Chaldeans.

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  • This Detroit teacher uses music to expose students to history, politics and power.

    ‘They walk in here and they don’t even know who they are.’

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  • Chaldean, Iraqi communities across Metro Detroit scramble to act following ICE detentions

    …ICE raids that targeted, captured and detained dozens of Iraqi Americans…

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