Making water affordable

Making water affordable

Many Detroit residents likely fell behind on their payments and couldn’t get caught up after being blindsided by six years’ worth of back sewerage charges that landed without warni ...

Detroit Raw By Sam Riddle

Detroit Raw By Sam Riddle

Jayru Campbell needs prayer and treatment. Truth is, most feel Jayru had his chance, blew it and the hell with him. Those of us who truly pray cannot write off Jayru, but our numbe ...

Lawsuit seeks $40M for victims of Ferguson police abuse

Lawsuit seeks $40M for victims of Ferguson police abuse

“The $40 million in damages sought could go ‘higher.’ We intend on teaching them a painful economic lesson.” ...

Snyder-aide Rich Baird Mercedes SUV not registered in Michigan

Snyder-aide Rich Baird Mercedes SUV not registered in Michigan

"Unless the governor's Transformation Manager can find someone else to blame for the problem by Monday, this misdemeanor "threatens to put Gov. Rick Snyder's administration on the ...

Hispanic heritage celebrated at Ford Field

Hispanic heritage celebrated at Ford Field

2014 Hispanic Heritage Day will feature ABC News’ Jim Avila and former U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral as the keynote speakers, along with a live musical performance by Mexican ...

Detroit’s culture giants collaborate on film honoring revolutionary artist Raz Baaba Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts

Detroit’s culture giants collaborate on film honoring revolutionary artist Raz Baaba Aaron Ibn Pori Pitts

The film premiere, which begins at 2 p.m., is free and open to the public and accompanies a new exhibit of Ibn Pori’s paintings. ...

Cass Tech hosts MC Hammer tech talk with Detroit students

Cass Tech hosts MC Hammer tech talk with Detroit students

Over the years, Hammer has reinvented himself as an icon in the business world and visionary assisting startup technology companies. The event was presented by Digital Undivided, a ...

EDITORIAL: Republicans, the new minorities with more control

Nationally, the Republican Party has been criticized for leading a number of efforts that have made it harder for young people, poor and people of color to vote including enacting mandatory photo-ID among other regressive efforts. Be clear, the Republican Party is a minority and, according to polls, smaller than it has ever been before. ...

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Detroit turnout critical for Dems

The Michigan Democratic Party is rolling out an aggressive plan to win the African American vote this November. President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign transformed Democratic strategy for one of its core constituencies, African Americans. The Obama-effect, as it is called, brought out an unprecedented number of young and Black voters, according to a Pew analysis of census data. Black women voters were especi ...

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Detroit Land Forum workshop set

This six-series workshop is designed to provide specific resources, support, and hands-on process assistance to anyone who is interested in purchasing property in Detroit, even and especially those who have experienced frustration with the process before. ...

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