Detroit Ruin Porn is a oeuvre that is usually pretty gross. People in that proud city have struggled with negative feelings toward their city for decades now. No one is coming to help them since neith
Tiya Miles is one of our finest historians and this excerpt from a recent essay of hers is powerful, connecting how racial domination of Black people already was a real thing on the Michigan frontier
Our post-racial society is pretty great. A 14-year-old boy nearly lost his life after being shot at while trying to stop at a home in Rochester Hills, Mich., to ask for directions to school. According
I hate PETA so much: An animal rights group is offering to pay outstanding water bills for 10 Detroit residents on the condition they become vegan for one month. People for the Ethical Treatment of An
The right to water should be a basic human right and Detroit shutting off water to people who can’t afford to pay their bills is an immoral act. The federal government should intervene to stop t
On May 26, 1937, United Auto Workers organizers, including future president Walter Reuther, walked toward the Ford Motor Company’s giant River Rouge plant in Dearborn, Michigan to hand out pro-u
I got nothing against the Giants, but as an associate member of the Detroit diaspora, I gotta cheer for the Tigers in this one. Let this serve as an open thread for Game 1.
On June 6, 1943, nearly 30 leaders of the Packard Hate Strike in a United Auto Workers-organized plant in Detroit were suspended from their jobs. The culmination of a series of white supremacist wildc