Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • The key takeaways from this weekend’s Republican and Democratic conventions

    Despite a few political snags, each party now has their full slate of candidates ready for the November midterm elections.

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  • Rising rents. Falling wages. Detroit’s poor face housing crisis.

    By AARON MONDRY & BRIDGE MAGAZINE & DETROIT JOURNALISM COOPERATIVE Clark Washington Jr. works 10 hours a day, five days a…

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  • Detroit gets federal grant for historic district commemorating landmark civil rights case

    At the time, it was an all-white neighborhood.

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  • “This is no way to run a justice system”: Detroit nonprofit works toward a future without bail

    Stateside’s conversation with Amanda Alexander, founder and executive director of the Detroit Justice Center, and Rasha Almulaiki, a bail “disruptor”…

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  • Michigan Civil Rights Commission will ignore AG opinion on LGBTQ issue

    Michigan Civil Rights Commission says it will continue to include LGBTQ people as a group protected under anti-discrimination law, no…

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  • Male couples experience as much domestic violence as heterosexual couples

    Intimate partner violence occurs just as often in relationships between two men as it does between men and women.

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  • Redistricting ballot proposal headed to state Supreme Court this week

    The measure would create a commission of Republicans, Democrats and Independents to draw the state’s legislative district lines.

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  • Detroit foreclosure buy-back expansion faces time crunch, funding uncertainty

    The program involves the city buying foreclosed properties back from Wayne County through a process called right of first refusal.

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    Federal judge dismisses Detroit schools literacy lawsuit

    Filed in 2016, the suit attempted to force the state of Michigan to improve the condition of city schools. A…

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  • Protesters “occupy,” briefly shut down Detroit ICE office

    “We’re going to be in the street fighting, at the border shutting down the detention camps,….”

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