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In heated exchange with GOP lawmakers, Detroit schools chief Vitti defends stance on charters, property and grading schools

MorningSide: A Detroit Neighborhood

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What do Detroit’s neighborhoods want from the city?

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Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’
Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’
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For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many more marginalized women, like Hall, who do the same only for society to respond, “No, not you.”

Detroit’s last spike in white flight
Detroit’s last spike in white flight
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Even when Detroit was majority white, racial lines were strictly drawn.

Detroit city leaders to district and charter schools: Please work together to improve education for kids
Detroit city leaders to district and charter schools: Please work together to improve education for kids
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A powerful coalition of city leaders says the warring factions need to start working together to solve Detroit’s educational crisis.

Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan
Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan
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It’s not just Detroit. Access to broadband increasingly is both a rural and urban problem.

Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions
Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions
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Detroit’s partial recount of the November 7 general election is over.

Michigan Governor Sets Special Elections to Replace Conyers
Michigan Governor Sets Special Elections to Replace Conyers
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Michigan to hold special elections on days already set for 2018 primary, general voting to fill seat vacated by Conyers.

Fighting for Air in 48217
Fighting for Air in 48217
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This very southernmost tip of Detroit is called 48217, the most polluted zip code in the state.

A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit
A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit
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Last year, only 9.9 percent of third-graders passed the state English Language Arts exam.

The Intersection – 50 Years After The Uprising

Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts of west and east Detroit that were nearly all white...Article

The Bridge Comes to Delray

Plans for the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) started in earnest in 2004.Watch

The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

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