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42K Michiganders impacted by Trump admin. abortion ‘gag rule’

As expected, Planned Parenthood announced this week that it was pulling out of Title X, a federal family planning program. The President Donald Trump...
Agustin Arbulu

Embattled Michigan civil rights chief takes indefinite leave

Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) Director Agustin Arbulu has taken an indefinite leave of hiatus after a scandal in which it was revealed...

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...

Whitmer boots civil rights chief from cabinet meetings, urges him to...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) on Wednesday urging its director, Agustin Arbulu, to resign and...

Dems, progressive groups want Michigan civil rights chief to resign over...

Updated 9:54 a.m. 8/13/2019 More than 20 Democratic lawmakers on Monday called for embattled Department of Civil Rights Director Agustin Arbulu to resign after making...

Arbulu: Sexist comments like calling daughter ‘hot’ were ‘regrettable’

Documents released by the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) Friday detail sexist comments that MDCR Director Agustin Arbulu made to a coworker, as...

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...

House Dem leader calls for state’s civil rights chief to resign

State House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) is calling on Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) Director Augustin Arbulu to resign, following a...
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New Planned Parenthood president dismisses reports on internal strife, talks efforts...

Alexis McGill Johnson has taken the helm of Planned Parenthood as reproductive rights are under assault across the country. In Michigan, a state panel has...
Brenda Lawrence

Women push back against violence during Ferndale rally

Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights.  Speakers at the demonstration organized...

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