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Few precedents for presidential candidates unable to stay on the ticket

President Donald Trump’s diagnosis with COVID-19 just a month before Election Day raises the question of what happens in the unlikely case a nominee...

House Dems renew call for police reform in aftermath of Breonna...

Michigan Reps. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods), Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit), Cynthia Johnson (D-Detroit), and Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) Thursday renewed their call to end qualified...

Gun violence prevention group unveils mural to encourage 2020 vote 

As a part of its “Our Power in the States” series, March For Our Lives on Tuesday unveiled in Detroit a mural of the...

Dozens attend candlelight vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Lansing

Dozens of Michiganders gathered at the Hall of Justice in Lansing on Saturday night to hold a candlelight vigil honoring the life and legacy...

Susan J. Demas: RBG is gone. This is why we fight.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known as a steely champion of women's equality, gave voice to the voiceless. And as a legendary Supreme Court justice,...

What’s in a name? Debate continues as Hispanic Heritage Month begins. 

Whatever you do, don’t call Elena Herrada Hispanic or Mexican American.  “I never liked the term 'Mexican American' because it marginalizes us. I refer to...

Whitmer lowers flags for 9/11

Updated, 8:28 a.m., 9/11/20 To honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks 19 years ago, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags...

‘She was the entire right side of my body’: Detroit honors...

Omari Barksdale described Monday’s city of Detroit tribute to COVID-19 victims as “honorable” and “overwhelming.” ”It allows people to see the faces instead of just...

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks under spending bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum is pushing the federal government to get rid of Confederate statues and memorials in national parks — and...

Detroiter in iconic 1963 March on Washington photo reflects on protests,...

Edith Lee-Payne was 12 when she attended the seminal 1963 March on Washington. There, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I...

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