Michigan Radio

  • Detroit city council member’s “People’s Bills” tackle some of city’s inequities

    One Detroit city council member is putting forth a slew of proposals she says will help correct some major inequities…

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  • Six of the 10 areas with the lowest life expectancies in the state are in Detroit

    Six of the 10 census tracts with the lowest life expectancies in Michigan are in the city of Detroit.

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  • Whitmer and Democrats hit Detroit Labor Day events, hear about worker struggles

    It’s Labor Day, and that means political candidates are stumping for votes at events around the state – and many…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Reporters question the gubernatorial candidates

    Michigan Gubernatorial Candidates on the Issues

    Gubernatorial candidates on the issues. We talked about a wide range of issues including taxes, the roads, water, Flint’s recovery,…

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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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  • Michigan Gubernatorial candidates 2018

    A Voter Guide to the Michigan Candidates for Governor

    The Detroit Journalism Cooperative invited all major party candidates to the Detroit Public Television studio for individual, hour-long interviews with…

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