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#MeToo was founded by a Black woman. So why are the...

Inforum Michigan, a leading women’s organization, was recently holding a virtual information session to discuss the issue of sexual assault when Kalimah Johnson happened...

Women have been waiting almost a century for the ERA. Will...

Now that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure to eliminate a critical deadline associated with the seminal Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),...

Column: What Michigan’s response to the 1918 flu epidemic can teach...

On Jan. 11, 2021, nine officials from Baraga County in the Upper Peninsula signed a letter stating that they would not enforce restrictions aimed...

On this day in 1941: UAW levels strike against Ford Motor...

In 1941, Ford Motor Co. became the last Detroit Three automaker to recognize the United Automobile Workers (UAW) as a full contract partner.  On April...

After months of hearings airing 2020 election conspiracies, Republicans drop big...

A new package of voter restriction bills introduced this week by Republicans in Michigan is part of a national trend in states across the...

On this day in 1897: Supreme Court rules Hazen Pingree can’t...

Heading up an executive branch of government, whether it be a city or a state, is demanding work. Lots of hours, much to do....

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...

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...

‘It’s become toxic’: Houghton County wrestles with its past, Trump and...

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

Frank Kelley, the Michigan’s longest-serving attorney general, dies at 96

Updated, 4:36 p.m., 3/6/21 Affectionately known as the “eternal general" for his record tenure of service in Michigan, former state Attorney General Frank J. Kelley...

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