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Detroit group using $1M for food aid amid COVID-19 pandemic  

A Detroit nonprofit agency has been awarded a $1 million state grant to help Michiganders residents offset food access struggles exacerbated by the COVID-19...

LGBTQ voters relieved about Biden win, uncertain over the future of...

Feelings of relief, but not necessarily joy, filled the hearts and minds of some Michigan LGBTQ voters following the 2020 presidential election. “I’m still processing...

Column: State should change local govt. funding to improve racial equity

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are primarily focused on the state budget and state policy. We have a team of experts...

Black voters: Biden couldn’t have won without us

Black Michiganders say Democratic President-elect Joe Biden owes African Americans a debt of gratitude for his victory over President Trump this week.  “Joe Biden could...

Susan J. Demas: GOP leaders haven’t tackled COVID-19 or racism at...

On Friday, the state announced that Michigan had topped 200,000 coronavirus cases, after we saw a record-shattering 5,710 new cases on Thursday. More than...

Civil rights leaders: Pro-Trump protesters used ‘terror tactics’ trying to stop...

The day after President Trump-supporting activists carried out a demonstration at the site where presidential campaign votes were being counted in Detroit, civil rights...

Susan J. Demas: Why Dem panic porn fuels the final days...

Former President Barack Obama took a break from the campaign trail in Michigan Saturday to shoot a few hoops. Before leaving, he casually sank...

SDNY orders Wohl, Burkman to correct misinformation about voting in new...

Right-wing operatives and conspiracy theorists Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl, each facing a slew of felony charges for spreading misinformation and attempting to intimidate...

Tlaib sponsors bill to restore and expand civil rights  

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) has co-sponsored legislation to push back against what she calls "decades of conservative court rulings and to reaffirm the...

Pence suggests in Flint that systemic racism doesn’t exist in America

Vice President Mike Pence criticized Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a speech in Flint on Wednesday for saying that systemic racism exists in...

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