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A glass ceiling shattered: Black and South Asian women celebrate Harris’...

When U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) entered the race for president in 2019, China Cochran, a political organizer and activist from Detroit, immediately backed...

Michigan SOS: There is ‘no legal mechanism to rescind’ Wayne Co....

Two Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers are trying to rescind their vote to certify the county’s presidential election results, but a...

Detroit NAACP chief: ‘We’re not going to let them steal the...

Several Detroit residents remain fired up about GOP efforts to discredit presidential election results.  The Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday evening certified the...

In wild meeting, Wayne Co. board certifies Biden as winner after...

Updated, 10:15 p.m. 11/17/20 The Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday evening certified the Nov. 3 presidential election results, but also directed the Secretary...

Longtime Judge Dalton Roberson Sr. dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

In 1937, Wes Johnson, an 18-year-old Black man, was accused of assaulting a white woman and arrested. He was later snatched from a Henry...

Detroit group using $1M for food aid amid COVID-19 pandemic  

A Detroit nonprofit agency has been awarded a $1 million state grant to help Michiganders residents offset food access struggles exacerbated by the COVID-19...

LGBTQ voters relieved about Biden win, uncertain over the future of...

Feelings of relief, but not necessarily joy, filled the hearts and minds of some Michigan LGBTQ voters following the 2020 presidential election. “I’m still processing...

Column: State should change local govt. funding to improve racial equity

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are primarily focused on the state budget and state policy. We have a team of experts...

Black voters: Biden couldn’t have won without us

Black Michiganders say Democratic President-elect Joe Biden owes African Americans a debt of gratitude for his victory over President Trump this week.  “Joe Biden could...

Susan J. Demas: GOP leaders haven’t tackled COVID-19 or racism at...

On Friday, the state announced that Michigan had topped 200,000 coronavirus cases, after we saw a record-shattering 5,710 new cases on Thursday. More than...

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