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Survey reveals racial, political differences in response to COVID health measures

A new study suggests that Black Michigan residents are more likely than white conservatives to adhere to COVID-19-related public health standards.   Conducted by Michigan State...

Rick Haglund: More companies recognize the value of diversity and inclusion....

Lee Chatfield did more to advance the cause of diversity, inclusion and equity in Michigan workplaces in the past two weeks than he did...

Metro Detroit cities ramp up COVID-19 vaccination efforts

As state officials report that whites are about twice as likely as Blacks to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in Michigan, two cities with majority...

Senate passes small COVID relief plan, Dem calls it ‘callous cruelty...

After fierce partisan debate on the floor, the GOP-led Michigan Senate voted along party lines Thursday to adopt a $727 million supplemental funding bill...

Lawmaker renews fight to ban discrimination based on hair

Updated, 7:58 a.m., 2/25/21 Cameo King knows the potential downside of wearing natural hair.  As a young African-American journalist, she was advised by someone in management...

New: White Michiganders are about 2x as likely to have gotten...

Updated, 5:23 p.m. 2/23/21 State health officials reported Tuesday that white people are about twice as likely as Black individuals to be vaccinated for COVID-19...

Whites, Blacks push back against hate in Detroit suburb after KKK...

Hundreds of neighbors marched and rallied in Grosse Pointe Park on Sunday several days after an African-American resident spotted a Ku Klux Klan flag...

Biden Interior secretary pick likely to face rocky confirmation hearing

U.S. Senate Republicans may use this week’s Interior confirmation hearing for U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy...

Many U.S. Capitol insurrectionists had a military background. Some Black veterans...

As a young U.S. Air Force cadet during the late 1980s, Simone Lightfoot experienced bigotry and bias in the ranks. The barely 5-foot tall, thin...

‘It was literally Christmas’: Health officials say COVID vaccination effort has...

When COVID-19 vaccines began arriving in Michigan two months ago, it was a lot like Christmas, Detroit Chief Operating Officer Hakim Berry said. There...

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