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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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  • Maria’s Diary: May 4 – 23rd Birthday

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

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  • Maria’s Diary: May 4 – Staying Strong

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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, they…

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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 Today…Tonight: How’s Detroit Doing with Education? [VIDEO, COMMUNITY MEETING]

    Detroit Superintendent Alycia Meriweather and Michigan Senate Education Chair Phil Pavlov was in studio with a live audience of students,…

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  • Black in Blue

    How the riots shaped the lives and careers of two black Detroit officers.

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  • Activists and youth from several community groups gathered Feb. 20 at Osborn High in Detroit to protest the state's plan to close up to 38 low-performing schools, 25 of which are in Detroit.

    Michigan shuts down bad schools. Leading states build them up.

    Michigan’s law that calls for the annual closure of the state’s worst schools is unique in the nation.

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  • Hamtramck’s ‘Safe Haven’ Schools

    Hamtramck’s ‘Safe Haven’ Schools

    Hamtramck is a small city surrounded on all sides by Detroit. Long known as the region’s largest Polish enclave, in…

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  • Detroit board may sue state to keep schools open

    The Detroit school board has threatened to sue to prevent the state from closing schools in the city that have…

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