That’s good news for school teams like the Clinton Redskins, Morely-Stanwood Mohawks,Utica Chieftains, Chippewa Valley Big Reds, Saugatuck Indians, Plymouth Canton Chiefs, Marquette Redmen and Grass Lake Warriors.
Read the entire 30-minute speech of Louis Farrakhan speaking at a Detroit City Council meeting.
The recreation center, which closed in the 2000s, became a source of hope and pride for children and teenagers at a time when the growing African American population was confined to segregated slums.
Perhaps no city in the country better illustrates the debilitating fallout of racial inequality than Detroit. While whites prospered during the heyday of the auto industry, black people were confined to dilapidated neighborhoods, substandard schools and low-paying jobs. More than a half century later, life hasn’t gotten much better for many black Detroiters. To shed […]
By Steve Neavling Michigan civil rights leaders are organizing a historic 5-day march from Detroit to Lansing to protest a proposed state law that would keep many minorities and lower-income residents from casting ballots. At stake is a section of the law – awaiting approval from Gov. Rick Snyder – that would require residents to […]
by Rev. Charles E. Williams II In the year 2000, I was a college student at Eastern Michigan University where I developed and had my first taste of engaging in electoral politics. Strange as it seems, I wasn’t a part of a GOTV machine, nobody was paying me to campaign, but I had a decent […]