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Whose city?

Whose city? Our city! Whose streets? Our streets! Whose park? Our park! Whose art? Our art! Whose water? Our water! These are the chants punctuating the air outside of the federal court house in Detroit as Judge Steven Rhodes moves the slow process of bankruptcy forward. Sung in a call-and-response fashion, they cut to the heart of the issues facing us. ...

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Boggs Center hosts UM-Dearborn students

Two weeks before Christmas, the Boggs Center hosted a group of University of Michigan-Dearborn students, who are members of Public Allies, an Americorp program dedicated to young-adult leadership development. Public Allies is a national movement grounded in the conviction that everyone leads. They believe “everyone can make a difference and can work to inspire more citizens to believe in themselves, step up ...

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