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The lack of rigorous local reporting has consequences for accountability – without that knowledge, holding developers, officeholders, and corporations to account becomes virtually impossible, the author writes in this Guest Commentary.
Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, center, took to Twitter over the weekend to blast the use of long-term substitute teachers to lead Michigan classrooms. And he’s doing something about it. (Bridge file photo)
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plans for free preschool for all 4-year-olds depends on attracting more qualified teachers. That may be difficult since many make less than workers at McDonald’s.
As rising rents displace artists in Detroit, an ownership change and evictions at the onetime headquarters of the Grand River Creative Corridor sparks a debate about gentrification.
Just because the Detroit City Council isn’t a laughingstock doesn’t mean its members are a rubber stamp for the mayor, Brenda Jones insists.
Blacks in Detroit endured and thrived before and after the violence of 1967. You’d never know it from watching this Hollywood snuff film.
Michigan Radio’s Lester Graham tags along as a neighborhood police officer completes his rounds in the city’s MorningSide community.
A detailed plan emerges with the aim of revitalizing and reinvigorating the Grandmont Rosedale community in northwest Detroit.
The mostly white people moving into the central city get a lot of attention, but the ones who most need jobs, help and attention are the ones who’ve been here all along.
The NAACP urges a moratorium on new charter schools. A new law, though, already limits their growth in Detroit.