Civil Rights

Women’s March draws more than 1,000 in Detroit despite controversy

More than 1,000 people braved snowy conditions and attended today Women’s March at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. "This freedom that...

Gerrymandering suit settlement could spark political showdown for 2020

Voters may have believed they settled the issue of how to draw fairer legislative and congressional districts in Michigan when they voted for Proposal...

Benson: Michigan’s team of female executives is a ‘win-win’

As the first Democrat to serve as Michigan Secretary of State in almost 25 years, Jocelyn Benson is also part of a...

With Engler out and Nassar settlement over, MSU hunts for permanent...

With former Gov. John Engler out as interim president at Michigan State University, trustees say the university can finally begin healing from the scandal...
Nessel, left, and Engler, right

AG to question Engler in Nassar investigation

Attorney General Dana Nessel plans to question former Michigan State University interim President John Engler in its ongoing probe into decades of campus sexual...
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Whitmer: MSU has a ‘clean slate’ after Engler

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Michigan State University alumna and a sexual assault survivor, said on Thursday that the university has a chance to move...

Lawrence to help lead women’s caucus

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has been elected co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus. She will share duties with U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko...

MSU trustee declares Engler ‘reign of terror’ over, board hires Udpa

After interim Michigan State University President John Engler said on Wednesday he would step down effective Jan. 23, the MSU Board of Trustees met...
John Engler

Engler resigns from MSU, blames Democrats

In a defiant and verbose 11-page resignation letter, interim Michigan State University President John Engler appeared to blame a familiar target for his woes:...

Dems, women’s group slam Shirkey for equal pay comments

Advice from Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) on how state contractors should deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new equal pay directive is being...

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