• Detroit's new Red Wings arena under construction. RICK BRIGGS

    Detroit could see competing community benefits proposals on the ballot

    By Sarah Cwiek, July 13, 2016 Detroiters may get to choose between two, competing ballot proposals in November. Both lay…

  • A picture of Viola Liuzzo, in the park that bears her name. SARAH CWIEK / MICHIGAN RADIO

    Detroit launches $12 million neighborhood parks overhaul

    By SARAH CWIEK • JUL 12, 2016 Detroit is launching a two-year investment campaign in some neighborhood parks, starting with…

  • Detroit Police Chief James Craig

    In a city with long memories of racial torment, Detroit’s police chief seeks to turn a corner

    By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine The Black Lives Matter movement was peaking a year ago when protesters took to…

  • A Detroit Police Department timeline

    Timeline by Bill McGraw, Bridge Magazine, and Melissa Mason, WDET.

  • Police brutality: The struggle isn’t over

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio The news has been full of stories in recent years about police killing unarmed…

  • Chief Craig: In his own words

    Keith A. Owens | The Michigan Chronicle On the benefits of an armed citizenry “Some people were saying ‘Oh my…

  • Civil rights attorney Bill Goodman

    Jewish leaders recall racial tensions in Detroit

    By Jackie Headapohl | Jewish News Racial tensions in Detroit, from police mistreatment and economic disparity to discriminatory housing practices,…

  • Arab-American cops leaving Dearborn police force

    By Ali Harb | Arab American News DEARBORN — Middle Easterners in Dearborn call the city the capital of Arab…

  • Project Green Light providing ‘safe haven’ to city residents

    Kim Clowes | Michigan Korean Weekly Project Green Light is a partnership between local businesses, the City of Detroit and…

  • New Bethel Incident marked a low in Detroit’s relations with police

    Kim Clowes | Michigan Korean Weekly Nearly 50 years after the civil unrest of 1967, the New Bethel Incident stands…