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Exclusive: During Juneteenth and Pride, Whitmer stresses importance of her diverse...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared Wednesday “Juneteenth Celebration Day” after kicking off festivities with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist at Lansing Community College last week. The governor...

Tlaib, Lawrence back U.S. House effort to study slavery reparations

Updated, 3:13 p.m., with comments from Lawrence and Tlaib WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is slated to hold a hearing Wednesday on legislation that would...

Whitmer, Gilchrist commemorate Juneteenth in Lansing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist appeared at Lansing Community College Thursday for the city’s official celebration of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating...

Nazis protest Motor City Pride

Detroit's LGBTQ Pride festival was crashed by a small group of Nazis, the U.K.-based Independent and Reuters report: In Detroit, an armed white supremacist group called...
Rashida Tlaib

Tlaib tears up sharing death threat at House Oversight hearing

Recalling a death threat, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) teared up during a House Oversight Committee hearing on white supremacy and domestic terrorism this...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Benson expects SCOTUS to rule on Michigan gerrymandering case

Updated, 8:12 a.m. 6/5/19 A federal court handed Democrats a big victory in April by ruling that the GOP rigged legislative maps to “historic proportions,”...

Julie Cassidy: Too many Detroiters still struggle, despite city’s progress

Ten years after the official end of the Great Recession, many Michigan families are still struggling as rising housing prices outpace post-recession income growth....

New ADL report: White supremacist groups active in Michigan

The Anti-Defamation League continues to document a nationwide surge in white supremacist harassment or propaganda, including 60 confirmed incidents in Michigan between 2018 and...

Keith memorialized as historic jurist and ‘amazing man’

Hundreds of mourners attended a three-hour funeral service for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith on Monday at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church...

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