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.”
A serial arsonist appears to be responsible for setting fire to as many as dozens of vacant houses on Detroit’s east side over the past month, brazenly targeting multiple homes at a time.
A probationary Detroit firefighter was terminated for wrapping a pink bow on a watermelon and giving it to a predominately black fire station as a gift.
Thousands of people turned out this weekend for the annual Dlectricity, a series of impressive light exhibits that included massive bunnies and a psychedelic display on the facade of the Detroit Public Library in Midtown.
The city of Detroit’s new “storyteller,” hired by Mayor Mike Duggan during an election year, is now turning his attention to one of the mayor’s biggest critics – the Metro Times.
Many Detroiters are incensed that Kid Rock will kick off a six-show run to officially open the tax-subsidized arena.
Wayne State University is forcing the closure of a unique campus pharmacy that provides numerous health and wellness services to more than 10,000 students, faculty and Detroiters a year – and the administration refuses to say why.
Dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Detroit are at risk of closure under a new state board created by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Mayor Duggan has not yet responded to a request to participate in the town hall meeting focused exclusively on poverty.
Mayor Duggan and his challenger Sen. Young have agreed to debate in what has been a contentious campaign so far.