Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

Eminem single ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ falls short for local business

The song is currently charting around the world on account of Eminem’s global fame. He is one of few artists in the world whose individual songs can generate more revenue in a year ...

A time for visionary resistance

A time for visionary resistance

With all that has been said about the challenges we face, Detroiters and people across the country recognize we live in the land of opportunity. We live in a time where the empire ...

On Detroit bankruptcy: Snyder: No need for ‘traditional democracy’

On Detroit bankruptcy: Snyder: No need for ‘traditional democracy’

“City governments are a subdivision of the state of Michigan. I’m responsible for 10 million citizens of the state of Michigan,” Snyder said. “We maintained democracy. Was traditio ...

Detroit Raw by Sam Riddle, J.D.

Detroit Raw by Sam Riddle, J.D.

Sixty percent of Detroit’s children living in poverty is just a number with no human face, we have track to lay for a train to nowhere, and children in poverty can wait. Besides, t ...

WATCH: The Daily Show reports on Detroit water shutoffs

WATCH: The Daily Show reports on Detroit water shutoffs

The Daily Show's Jessica Williams exposes the mythical narrative Detroit's mainstream media delivers: Poor Detroiters live with a "sense of entitlement." ...

EDITORIAL: Most dangerous city and the lie of reinvention

EDITORIAL: Most dangerous city and the lie of reinvention

Buried in the news last week behind all the handshaking, was news of recently revealed FBI crime stats which make Detroit the nation’s most dangerous city. Although crime in the ci ...

Wayne State University Farmers’ Market closes seventh season

Wayne State University Farmers’ Market closes seventh season

Kami Pothukuchi, Ph.D. Special to The Michigan Citizen On Oct. 29, a typically chilly fall day, the Wayne State University Farmers Market had our season’s last market, 22 weeks aft ...

Midterm election a national nightmare for Democrats

The worst election nightmare of African American civil and voting rights leaders has happened. Democrats lost their 55-45 majority control of the U. S. Senate on Election Day, to the Republican Party, which in the past has failed the NAACP legislative report card nearly 100 percent of the time. ...

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Detroit Raw by Sam Riddle, J.D.

The Democratic Party is suffering from some freaky paralysis that renders Dems incapable of defining who and what Dems are and why the voter should vote for a Democrat. ... When independent voters see Dems turning on President Obama in a most vile manner, why would they vote for candidates of such a party? ...

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Detroit-based businesses call on city leadership to support Community Benefits Agreements

Although an increase in the number of development projects in Detroit shows promise for the city’s future, it is crucial to make sure local residents and community stakeholders share in the economic benefits of these large-scale projects. CBAs are designed to do just that, according to the American Planning Association. ...

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A time for change at the Detroit Food Policy Council

Engaging a diverse, representative group of Detroiters in all aspects of our food system by equipping residents with a strong conceptual framework of knowledge in advocacy and policy related to food security, food justice and food sovereignty will actively support the development of a healthy, just and sustainable local food system. ...

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