Racial Attitudes

  • Michigan’s third-grade reading law could penalize bilingual programs

    “I can’t wrap my head around it,”

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  • History gets a conservative twist in Michigan social studies standards

    The d-word in “core democratic values” pertains to America’s system of democracy, not to the Democratic Party.

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  • The Stigma of Transit: “We Have to Make Buses Sexy”

    Our roads are too wide, our cars are too linked to status, says the mayor who revolutionized transit in his…

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  • Detroit man sues Little Caesar’s Arena construction firm, alleges “Mississippi-style racism”

    “This is just Mississippi-style racism in the city of Detroit…”

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  • Wayne County joins Welcoming Michigan reaffirms commitment to diversity; recognizes immigrants

    “When you look across all 43 communities, Wayne County is really the face of America and we are very proud…

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  • Facing deportation, he needs a miracle. A Detroit church may provide one.

    …but stepping outside the church – even to go to the hospital – could get Rranxburgaj deported.

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  • Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’

    For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many…

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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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  • They grew up in the United States. They’re finding a better life abroad.

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  • American dream, Mexican nightmare: A Michigan mom’s life after deportation.

    It is Mexico itself, Juarez said, that scares her. Once again, a dead body was found near her home in…

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