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Activist, professor Angela Davis ties MLK’s legacy to current fight for...

During her 45-minute speech on the campus of the University of Michigan Monday, Angela Davis urged 3,500 attendees to push back against the prison...

Column: Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s...

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...

With an eye on the 2020 election, hundreds brave winter storm...

In winter coats and holding cardboard signs, hundreds came to the Women’s March Saturday in Lansing, despite the rain and snow.  Speakers on the Capitol...

Whitmer calls on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take action on hateful,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a letter Wednesday calling on him to enforce the social media network’s community standards and “do...

I tried to interview Sen. Peter Lucido. He told me a...

I waited outside the Michigan Senate chamber to ask Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) on Tuesday for a comment about the Detroit Metro Times’...

U.S. Rep. John Lewis won’t keynote Lansing MLK Day event

Civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has canceled a Lansing appearance scheduled for next week. The Dr. Martin Luther King Commission of Mid-Michigan...

Julie Cassidy: We must build the will to end homelessness in...

The most recent Ending Homelessness in Michigan annual report is out, and we cannot ignore the numbers as the state grapples with a housing...

The Advance’s best stories of 2019 you may have missed

Quotable of the Year: “One of the great drawbacks of being in Congress is that I must receive insulting letters from weak-minded jackasses like yourself....

History-making lobbyist reflects on more than 50 years in the business

It’s just before noon at Gregory’s Soul Food, the popular eatery on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Lansing. More than a dozen patrons...

James E. Garcia: ‘Diversity’ isn’t code for ‘white genocide’

It’s been a little more than four months since a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart left 22 people dead and two dozen...

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