Race Equity

Detroit NAACP head says Arbulu should resign

The Rev. Wendell Anthony, Detroit NAACP chapter president, has written a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that it's time for Michigan Department of Civil...

Michigan state police director discusses racial profiling, community outreach

In the face of continued scrutiny of law enforcement across the nation, Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Joseph Gasper has made diversifying his...
Tlaib, Trump, Omar

Report: Trump wants Tlaib, Omar banned from Israel

President Donald Trump is taking his battle with progressive congresswomen to a new level, telling advisers he believes Israel should ban two Democrats from...

Emily Durbin: Gun violence is preventable and it’s up to Michigan...

Americans have experienced so many mass shootings that we have a familiar ritual of how unspeakable tragedies are reported and how their impacts are...

Study: Racism can attack children’s health

A new study identifies the traumatic impact that racism can have on a child’s health and also offers strategies on how to address the...

Column: The Supreme Court decision that kept suburban schools segregated

America recently marked the 65-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education – a landmark case intended to abolish...

Ken Coleman: When it comes to L. Brooks Patterson’s bigotry, I...

L. Brooks Patterson, the longtime charismatic and curmudgeonly Oakland County executive, died on Saturday at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  Yes, I’m...
Patterson

Longtime Oakland County Executive Patterson dies of pancreatic cancer

L. Brooks Patterson, a GOP stalwart and longtime Oakland County executive who made a name for himself fighting busing in metro Detroit, died Saturday...

Column: Michigan must count all kids in 2020 census 

It might be hard to believe, but young people will be trickling into school over the coming weeks for a new year with friends....

Tlaib hosts Detroit hearing on access, equity issues in housing

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) hosted a congressional field hearing on Friday centering on affordable housing at Wayne County Community College District’s Northwestern Campus...

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