Three weeks before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. looked nervous. Those close to him noticed that his normally steady hands were shaking. His forehead glistened in sweat.
As local newsrooms cut resources for investigative reporting, Motor City Muckraker is increasing its watchdog team to shine a brighter light on corruption, education, poverty, civil rights, criminal justice, health care, immigration and the environment.
The Sport of Kings is nearing extinction in Michigan with the demolition of the iconic Hazel Park Raceway.
Detroit’s Kronk Gym, the storied and world-renowned boxing powerhouse that produced more than 30 world champions, most notably Tommy Hearns, is being demolished today after it was gutted by two suspicious fires in the past year.
“Rosie, A Detroit Herstory” offers an inspiring lesson to children about the profound role women can play with hard work and determination.
Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is joining 910AM Superstation’s revamped lineup with his daily talk radio program, “Keepin It Real.”
Public radio’s WDET is investigating the case against Henderson to determine whether he should retain his $90,000-a-year job as the host of a one-hour daily radio show.
Popular editor Stephen Henderson has been terminated from the Free Press following misconduct allegations first reported by Motor City Muckraker.
Black nationalism was on the rise in Detroit when Malcolm X delivered one of his most famous and influential speeches on this day in 1963 at King Solomon Baptist Church on the city’s west side, where he condemned the nonviolent civil rights movement and called for a “black revolution.”
The once-elegant University Club was gutted by a second-alarm fire after the owner neglected the building.