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Detroiters begin resistance to the Emergency Manager

Last week, in this column, Attorney Alice Jennings wrote: “As I watched the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1963 March on Washington last week, I realized that the civil rights movement of the 1950-60s, which changed this country so profoundly, emerged out of resistance to the legislation and practices of the Jim Crow South; “And I envisioned an equally historic movement that can now be built out of res ...

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It takes more than books for kids to learn

All schools were open Sept. 3 across the city of Detroit. However, prior to opening day, the Detroit Public Schools Office of School Nutrition was hard at work creating menus to meet the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) school meals requirements. The new healthy food standards are the results of federal legislation passed in the Healthy and Hungry Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA). The act explici ...

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