For the second consecutive year, renowned artists from metro Detroit and around the globe converged on the Eastern Market for the past weeks to paint murals on the sides of buildings as part of Murals in the Market.
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.”
Thousands of people flocked to Dally in the Alley in the Cass Corridor on Saturday for music, art and food.
Columnist: “Those of us who cared a lot about this place did not get the truth – and many of us did not even get a seat at the table. Instead, we got swindled.”
Few journalists are willing to tackle the complex issues of race, poverty and community in Detroit like Bankole Thompson.
There’s a way the Detroit Police Athletic League can have the program it wants at the site of the old Tiger Stadium without creating so much antagonism with its bullheaded plan to cover up the historic field with artificial turf.
Author Aaron Foley offers “advice on everything from buying and rehabbing a house to not sounding like a completely uninformed racist when you talk to a black person.”
Of the 148 dispensaries, 59 are within 1,000 feet of an active school.
The slab of concrete, however, didn’t fetch as much as expected.
Removing the gallery from the Packard Plant stirred controversy in 2010.