Michigan Radio

  • Tale Of Two Cities

    Despite rebound, study says Detroit short 100,000 jobs.

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  • ShadowSpirit

    Shadow of the Spirit of Detroit

    In Detroit, jobs are scarce. Money is short. That has led to an underground economy that one Detroit reporter calls…

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  • Separate and Unequal

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Racial tensions between white people and people of color are reaching levels not seen…

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  • Tax Foreclosures Hurting Detroit’s Recovery

    Click here to listen By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio At one time, Detroit’s black families had one of the…

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  • VIDEO: DJC Survey Poll finds differing options on race.

    Attitudes about race have been improving in southeast Michigan, but there are still wide gaps on some issues between white…

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  • AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio & Sandra Svoboda | WDET In 1967, many American cities were rocked by civil…

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  • AUDIO: Researchers find Detroit Public Schools have struggled from the beginning

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio This spring, I was led through an abandoned building in Detroit. “The first time…

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  • AUDIO: A Moment that Sealed the Detroit Schools’ Fate

    AUDIO: A Moment that Sealed the Detroit Schools’ Fate

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio The U.S. Department of Education says kids at mostly black or Latino schools don’t…

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  • Detroiters looking for help with water bills hit barriers, funding confusion

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio Detroiters looking for help with their water bills are hitting some barriers, as a…

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  • Still no resolution for Detroit water protesters: “It’s not just unusual, it’s unlawful.”

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio Why has a criminal misdemeanor case involving seven Detroit protesters been stalled for nearly…

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