Supporters of residency requirements say officers who live outside of Detroit are more likely to further erode trust between the black community and police.
Despite visits to Detroit and Flint to reach out to African Americans, Donald Trump has gained no more support among black voters in Michigan, according to a new poll.
The number of black students enrolling at Wayne State University has declined at an alarming rate, even as white and Latino enrollment has remained relatively stable.
A Detroit police detective is under internal investigation after criticizing protesters following the shooting deaths of Dallas cops last week.
Few journalists are willing to tackle the complex issues of race, poverty and community in Detroit like Bankole Thompson.
Gribbs was a controversial mayor who ran on a platform of cracking down on crime – at any cost.
Thompson hosted “Redline with Bankole Thompson” on WDET for a year, shedding light on poverty, racial disparities and problems plaguing Detroit’s schools.
The 35-year-old man was wanted on a misdemeanor probation violation.
Bankole Thompson, one of the leading voices on racial and political issues in Detroit, has resigned as senior editor of the Michigan Chronicle.
A developer plans to spend $50 million renovating the Brewster-Wheeler Recreation Center.