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 billionaire Ilitch family and their companies have raked in hundreds of millions of tax dollars while demolishing dozens of buildings – some of them historic – in Detroit since the 1980s.
Some white nationalists, chanting “blood and soil,” carried shields emblazoned with the Red Wings logo during a large rally in Virginia.
An iconic synagogue in Detroit has brought Jews and Christians together to transform the 95-year-old building into a mixed-faith community center.
The growing event included fire dancers, the Ghostbusters, musicians and a head of Donald Trump that spewed flames.
Thousands of colorfully costumed revelers plan to take to the streets to chase away a mythological red dwarf in the Cass Corridor.
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.”