The soul of Detroit Vegan Soul is rising. Despite setbacks, owners Erika Boyd and Kirsten Ussery reflect on the plant-based eatery’s legacy and future
As the pandemic sends meat prices soaring, Detroit’s taco trucks are feeling the pinch – and that means you’ll likely be paying more at your friendly neighborhood taqueria on wheels.
The Detroit and Highland Park community gathered Tuesday to mourn the loss of Chinyelu Humphrey, who was murdered. He and his mother, Shamayim “Mama Shu” Harris, built Avalon Village, an “invincible” community resource.
Despite some public pleas to delay the vote, the Detroit school board extended Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’s contract for three more years, making him one of the longest-serving school chiefs in recent district history.
Enrollment in the Detroit school district is down by 3,000 students compared with this time last year, Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said during a school board meeting Tuesday.
Virtual assemblies. Eating lunch in the classroom. Sitting six feet apart: These are just some of the changes students might experience when the Detroit school district welcomes nearly 51,000 students back to virtual or physical classrooms on Sept. 8.
Last week, school principals started asking teachers if they prefer to teach in person or remotely. School resumes Sept. 8 for the district’s 51,000 students.
Detroit teachers have overwhelmingly voted to authorize union leadership to call a strike if the school district doesn’t meet their demands to start the school year online.
Detroit school district teachers have scheduled a strike vote for next week over safety concerns as schools prepare to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday, Detroiters will decide whether to renew an important operating millage for the school district that helps pay off long-term debt.