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Warnock works to remedy decades of USDA bias against Black farmers

WASHINGTON—The arrival of U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock in Congress earlier this year coincided with an overdue recognition of the historic discrimination inflicted on Black...

Want fewer state health orders? Get vaccinated, Whitmer says.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday doubled down on her strategy to ease Michigan out of its outgoing COVID-19 outbreak by focusing on mass vaccinations...

Angela Vasquez-Giroux: Where is the allyship for BIPOC women in politics?

We’ve been talking a lot about what it’s like to be a woman working in politics in Lansing – a long overdue conversation that...

#MeToo was founded by a Black woman. So why are the...

Inforum Michigan, a leading women’s organization, was recently holding a virtual information session to discuss the issue of sexual assault when Kalimah Johnson happened...

Haaland asks for federal funding for Interior to fight climate change,...

In her first congressional hearing as the leader of the Interior Department, Secretary Deb Haaland fielded questions from members of a U.S. House spending...

Biden taps former Bay Mills president for Indian Affairs post

The White House said Thursday that President Joe Biden will nominate Bryan Newland, who recently completed a term as the tribal president of the...

Susan J. Demas: Republicans get creative to make sure Democrats don’t...

There's an unfortunate stereotype that conservatives just aren't very creative, probably because they're always yammering that the National Endowment for the Arts is a...

Detroit tries to catch up in COVID vaccination rates, especially for...

As Detroit struggles to meet the challenge of getting more residents immunized against COVID-19, significantly fewer Motor City residents aged 16 to 29 have...

Chauvin verdict: Guilty on 3 charges in George Floyd’s death

The jury has spoken, and found Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd.  The former Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd, who...

Michigan tribes help lead the charge against COVID-19 with mass vaccination...

As COVID-19 has killed Native Americans at a higher rate than any other group, tribes in Michigan — and across the country — have...

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