FILM REVIEW: New movie calls out ‘white’ America

FILM REVIEW: New movie calls out ‘white’ America

'Dear White People' By Phreddy Wischusen The Michigan Citizen “Dear White People, knowing Lil’ Wayne lyrics doesn’t give you an honorary Black card. It just reminds me how much you ...

Price of communication when loved ones are behind bars

Price of communication when loved ones are behind bars

It was decided at the Sept. 9 court meeting that video visitation through Dallas-based Securus Technologies would not replace traditional in-person jail visits as originally planne ...

Filling Detroit City Council’s vacancy

Filling Detroit City Council’s vacancy

A number of people are interested in the spot, some have openly lobbied Council, and a few have been willing to go public with their wishes. ...

MDP joins grassroots to GOTV

MDP joins grassroots to GOTV

“It’s all about turnout. If Democrats vote, we win. We’re just trying to make sure Democrats get out to vote.” ...

EDITORIAL: ‘I quit:’ A betrayal of public trust

EDITORIAL: ‘I quit:’ A betrayal of public trust

Nowhere in Jenkins’ message to the public was there any connection to an idea other than her self-improvement. There was no get-out-the-vote message for Nov. 4. The one-time leader ...

UN experts condemn Detroit water shutoffs

UN experts condemn Detroit water shutoffs

From the woman who said she stopped cooking rice because of the amount of water it takes, to the parents who expressed fear the state would take custody of their children if it was ...

Council member Saunteel Jenkins resigns, leaves to head THAW

Council member Saunteel Jenkins resigns, leaves to head THAW

City council member Saunteel Jenkins has resigned, effective Nov. 7. ...

OPINON: Things you need to know about probate court

By Atty. Rohn Mitchell Special to the Michigan Citizen Even as a child, as far back as you can remember, you demanded the right to make decisions for yourselves. Independence — the freedom to choose and the right to decide — are at the foundation of individual entitlement and human dignity. Even when we have matured and aged, the exercise of independence in choosing the medical treatment we receive or medic ...

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Black farmers and urban growers promote power and sovereignty at Detroit conference

By Kibibi Blount-Dorn Special to The Michigan Citizen In the tiny town of Covert, near the eastern banks of Lake Michigan, Barbara Norman farms 53 acres of blueberries on land her family has owned and cultivated for six generations. As African American farmers, Norman’s family has a strong sense of identity — one deeply rooted in the land they have farmed since the 1930s. She remembers her grandfather’s fav ...

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Shop. Play. Love. brings art, fashion, fun to Detroit’s Eastern Market

Play games, play music, play dress up. These are the themes running through Shop. Play. Love., a store for eclectic tastes that appreciates the fun side of life, features art, fashion, jewelry, games, Detroit tribute works and more. Currently, the works of 22 artists are on display, making the store a unique home for Motor City crafts. ...

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‘Power to the Vanguard’ awakens Detroit’s radical past

“Power to the Vanguard: Original Printed Materials from Revolutionary Movements around the World, 1963-1987” puts on display unique prints, posters, paper ephemera, broadsides, pamphlets, buttons, and rare newspapers from radical left movements across the globe with a special emphasis on Detroit-based activity. ...

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