120 results for New Michigan Media

  • Liette Gidlow, associate professor of history at Wayne State University

    Liette Gidlow: The call to confront issues of race and poverty has not been answered

    This year, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative is looking back to look forward. The five non-profit media partners are taking the…

  • The 1967 riot through the eyes of business owners: Who fled, who stayed and why?

    By Robin Schwartz | Jewish News Vivid memories remain in the hearts and minds of Jewish business owners nearly 50…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Detroit’s Jewish Lawyers and Their Civil Rights Efforts

      One of the threads in the fabric of Detroit’s post-1967 narrative includes the civil rights attorneys who not only…

  • Williams

    In an African-American city, black clout wanes

    Rev. Charles Williams II, president of the National Action Network Michigan Chapter, had tough words for Mayor Mike Duggan at…

  • The Kerner Commission, and why its recommendations were ignored

    The Kerner Commission (courtesy photo) By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Listen here Full transcript News media around the world…

  • Photo of the 1967 Detroit Riots

    A quick guide to the 1967 Detroit Riot

    Photo courtesy of the Reuther Library By Bill McGraw | Bridge Magazine DATES Sunday, July 23 through Thursday, July 27…

  • 1967 and the Arab-American Community

    By WDET Programming Staff As part of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative project “The Intersection,” WDET’s Sandra Svoboda hosted a conversation…