Thousands of activists, residents, religious leaders and others united in downtown Detroit Nov. 16 to mourn, pray and hold vigil for families of those who have died and others who are suffering.
BridgeDetroit is hosting four, community-centered events this summer and fall, building on eight Town Hall meetings convened by the nonprofit newsroom last summer.
The family of slain Wynter Cole-Smith and residents, pastors, activists and city leaders held vigils for two nights in her honor on Detroit’s east side.
Rashad Maleek Trice was charged Friday in a criminal complaint in the abduction and death of the 2-year-old whose body was found July 5 in an alley on Detroit’s east side.
For Detroiters without working air conditioning the city’s Health Department is encouraging visits to recreation centers, two will remain open through 10 p.m. Thursday.
At noon Wednesday, American Black Journal Host Stephen Henderson will lead a series of in-depth discussions.
A conservative federal judge suspended approval of the abortion medication mifepristone. An appeal and legal fight loom.