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An orange jumpsuit ahead for Ann Arbor detainee? “They will behead him in front of everyone,” his sister says
An orange jumpsuit ahead for Ann Arbor detainee? “They will behead him in front of everyone,” his sister says
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Sarah Taymour of Ann Arbor said she’s been betrayed by the government. “My sister and I, we both served this country”, she said. “This is how they repay us?”

Here’s Detroit’s slimmed-down testing schedule, which Vitti says is only a first step in reducing pressure
Here’s Detroit’s slimmed-down testing schedule, which Vitti says is only a first step in reducing pressure
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Nikolai Vitti has proposed a first step in a broad push to rein in runaway testing.

Oh, the water. Is it back on yet?
Oh, the water. Is it back on yet?
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A recent study here in Detroit linked greater health issues for those who’ve had their water shut off.

Botched elections. Missing ballots. Is this any way to run a democracy?
Botched elections. Missing ballots. Is this any way to run a democracy?
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Michigan’s failed presidential recount last year wasn’t an aberration. It’s part of a pattern that has some concerned about the integrity of elections.

The film DETROIT premieres nationwide tomorrow
The film DETROIT premieres nationwide tomorrow
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On July 24, at the Charles H. Wright Museum, crowds gathered to catch a sneak peek ofDetroit.

Gordon Park, Detroit’s Ground Zero, 1967
Gordon Park, Detroit’s Ground Zero, 1967
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Gordon Park got its own state historical marker acknowledging Rosa Parks Boulevard and Clairmount Avenue as the spot where the Detroit uprising started.

Detained in Youngstown
Detained in Youngstown
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In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement picked up over a hundred Chaldeans in metro Detroit with the intent of deporting them. Yani Daoud is one of those detained by ICE.

The long road to renovating a neighborhood jewel
The long road to renovating a neighborhood jewel
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Detroit neighborhoods try to figure how to remake their communities. One is pinning hopes on something it still has that most lost years ago.

The Intersection – 50 Years After The Uprising

Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts of west and east Detroit that were nearly all white...Article

The Bridge Comes to Delray

Plans for the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) started in earnest in 2004.Watch

The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

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