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Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

Peters, Stabenow join calls for Trump aide Stephen Miller to resign

U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) have joined four other Michigan lawmakers in demanding the resignation of White House Senior...

4 Michigan members of Congress call for Trump aide Stephen Miller’s...

Four Michigan Democratic lawmakers are among the U.S. House members who took the lead in drafting an open letter to President Donald Trump, calling...

Exclusive: Gilchrist reflects on historic first bill signing as acting governor

In his role as acting governor, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on Thursday signed legislation that reverses the lifelong ban on felons who submit applications...

How positive language could improve public policy for struggling communities

Could focusing on a person’s or community’s attributions and aspirations instead of their struggles reverse systemic inequity? Some leaders in policy, media, the nonprofit sector...

Ken Coleman: Remembering Dingell, Keith and Conyers, proud veterans who fought...

On Veterans Day 2019, I reflected this morning on three American heroes who died this year: John Dingell, Damon Keith and John Conyers. I covered...

Dwayne Barnes: Turning our assets into change agents in Detroit and...

This year, I was selected to become a 2019 Skillman BMe Vanguard Fellow. The Vanguard Fellowship is an elite leadership experience designed and facilitated...

LaFave comes under fire for Detroit hunting social media post

Two recent photos posted by state Rep. Beau LaFave (R-Iron Mountain) are being called insensitive and racist by some of his colleagues. One photo depicts...

Health study: 7,000 more Michigan children were uninsured in 2018

Michigan has seen a 10% jump in the number of children without health insurance between 2016 and 2018, a new Georgetown University report shows. The...

Conyers lauded for leadership centered on ‘jobs, justice, peace’

Two-thousand mourners paid respect to former U.S. House Rep. John Conyers Jr. during a funeral service on Monday at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on...

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