The predominately white crowd of supporters and hecklers that gathered at Grosse Pointe High School for the Martin Luther King Jr. speech grew hostile by the minute.
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Just moments after learning that a gunman killed 20 children at an elementary in Connecticut, gun advocates, teacher unions, media and politicians have exploited the unspeakable slaughter while the rest of us mourned.
Tucked inside one of the school's art rooms were hundreds of pieces of award-winning art dating back to the 1960s. A month before demolition began last summer, I scooped up the art in hopes of showing it once again.
When the mighty, historic Cass Tech High School came crashing down this time last year, dozens of alumni gathered to catch one last glimpse of the 93-year-old building.
A year ago this month, demolition crews knocked down the final wall of the storied and mammoth Cass Tech High School in Detroit, shattering hopes of reviving the 93-year-old building.
Part one of a continuing series on abandoned buildings. More than 60,000 vacant buildings are scattered across Detroit and Highland
Detroit Public Schools has a dilemma every year. More than 50 vacant schools are scattered across the city, often left
More than 50 vacant schools are scattered across the city, often left to rot because the cash-strapped district must decide between demolishing the eyesores and educating children.
The unprecedented exodus from Detroit in the past decade is slowing down, a sign that efforts to draw new