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
In studying urban history, one of the lessons of the disaster of public housing in the mid-twentieth century is that the big housing projects never asked or cared about participation from the people w
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
If only we could combine Michigan’s draconian anti-water laws with Texas’ love of killing people we would be able to deal with these savages committing the heinous crime of having water in
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
So I am getting more than a bit sick and tired of poorly contextualized ruminations on the ruin landscape of Detroit. Some of this art and writing is interesting enough on its own. Marc Binelli’
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
As Ari Kohen points out, posting this is virtually a contractual obligation: For the record, the Fielders have together hit 16 triples; seven by the father, nine by the son.