Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • Detroit’s urban farms: engines of growth, omens of change

    a factory, a boarded-up warehouse, and a handful of homes surrounded by…

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  • Detroit’s last spike in white flight

    Even when Detroit was majority white, racial lines were strictly drawn.

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  • Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions

    Detroit’s partial recount of the November 7 general election is over.

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  • Judge shoots down challenge to Detroit absentee vote count

    A Wayne County judge has thrown out a lawsuit against Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey…

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  • Election Day, and an anniversary

    Less than one-fifth of eligible Michigan residents are likely to vote…

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  • Signs at Cobo for the Women's Convention

    In Detroit, Women’s March Offshoot Builds On Resistance To Trump Agenda

    The Women’s Convention in Detroit this weekend bills itself as the follow-up to the Women’s March…

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  • Piecing together care for the growing number of Detroit’s senior citizens.

    Detroit might not be ready for the wave of baby boomers who are aging.

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  • Today’s legislators don’t seem to care

    You could argue that the old-time politicians didn’t always understand what the people wanted…

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  • Howell church holds prayer service for racial harmony

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  • Duggan’s first term steadied the ship. Where will he steer Detroit if re-elected?

    What I learned in an extended conversation with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan last week might surprise you.

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