Civil Rights

Women have been waiting almost a century for the ERA. Will...

Now that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure to eliminate a critical deadline associated with the seminal Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),...

At-risk community vaccine effort reaches more than 40K

More than 43,000 Michiganders who reside in communities with high at-risk factors have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at various community...

Advocates want citizenship for immigrants who are essential workers

A small group of immigration reform advocates and supporters gathered on the Michigan Capitol steps Friday morning to urge Democrats to do more for...

Thousands of kids have lost loved ones to COVID. Are schools...

The last year was tough for Latonya Peterson, a mom and grandmother from Detroit, and her family, as they dealt with three deaths in...

Michigan ‘witches’ take to the Capitol to protest sexism in politics

A few dozen people, garbed in cloaks and witches hats while carrying brooms, gathered in front of the state Capitol steps Wednesday evening to...

Civil rights leader on GOP-sponsored voter reform bills: ‘They have placed...

A few hundred people rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest a set of GOP bills that significantly roll back voter reforms...

Michigan CEOs speak out against voter restrictions

Dozens of Michigan company leaders spoke up Tuesday against a voter restriction package that was introduced by Republicans in the Legislature last month.  Thirty-seven CEOS...

Up to 100 new immigration judges would be added under Biden...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday released a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the number of immigration judges...

Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native...

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Tribal citizens condemn Enbridge for ‘manipulative’ video about Indigenous peacemaking

A video recently released by Canadian oil company Enbridge has elicited both criticism and condemnation from Indigenous leaders in Michigan. Tribal leaders and activists from...

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