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‘It’s going to be a lifesaver’: Here’s how the new child...

When U.S. President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law last week, setting up millions of families across the country...

House, Senate adopt resolutions condemning hate crimes against Asian Americans

After shootings at three spas in the Atlanta area on Tuesday killed eight people, including six Asian-American women, resolutions condemning racism and violence against...

Ken Coleman: Taking the COVID-19 vaccine was an easy decision for...

When my wife, Kim Trent, and I learned last week that our physician had the COVID-19 vaccine available, we jumped at the opportunity to...

Michigan educators, civil rights leaders work to stop anti-Asian violence during...

Updated, 4:33 p.m., 3/17/21 University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja says that as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year in Michigan, she’s concerned that...

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S....

Michigan Poor People’s Campaign pushes back against GOP voter restrictions 

In a throwback moment reminiscent of the heyday of the civil rights movement of the 1950’s and ‘60s, a group of Lansing demonstrators on...

Federal judge rejects city case against Detroit Will Breathe

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed the city of Detroit's legal claims against a Detroit Will Breathe (DWB), an anti-police brutality protest group, ruling...

Ken Coleman: Frank J. Kelley’s fight for civil rights won’t be...

Michiganders are fortunate that Frank J. Kelley came our way. The state’s longest-serving state attorney general died at age 96 on Saturday. He served in...

Haaland confirmation vote for Interior on tap, despite GOP opposition

The Senate is expected to vote within days on the confirmation of U.S. Rep. Debra A. Haaland to lead the Interior Department, despite procedural...

After being reshaped by extremism, Houghton County faces an uneasy, uncertain...

This series is the product of a more than month-long investigation involving hundreds of documents, court proceedings, several days on the ground in...

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