Former Detroit City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson recalls her time with the late Dick Gregory – and that time he insisted on buying a lottery ticket.
On March 7, 1965, protesters were brutally confronted with dogs, clubs, tear gas and gun shots on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the historic site of “Bloody Sunday.”
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The choices to further divide Grosse Pointe Park from Detroit at Kercheval have hindered the economic, civil, and social interactions which the thoroughfare had provided.
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In an instant, I went from planning my son’s 21st birthday party to planning his funeral.
We kiss our families goodbye and we drive off to the fire house, knowing we may never kiss them again. We know it, but we do not think about it.
A 26-year-old woman was minding her own business at a park on Detroit’s east side Wednesday afternoon when shots rang and struck her while a group of men was arguing.
Police apprehended several protesters for refusing to stay quiet about their opposition to a state-appointed emergency manager during a formal city council session today.