Monica Lewis-Patrick said there were no warning signs of the genetic condition that stopped her heart.
Black women face a higher chance of pregnancy-related death. Requiring women to give birth means exposing more of them to risk.
Low-income Detroiters can use benefits to purchase more types of baby formula after a top supplier recalled its products.
Michigan advocates and health experts say the ban could have a significant impact on improving public health, but particularly for African American smokers, who overwhelmingly favor menthol cigarettes. But some Black advocates warn of unintended consequences.
Eligible Michigan families will continue to get at least an additional $95 in food assistance benefits in April, as grocery costs rise.
Food banks and pantries in metro Detroit are reporting longer lines and more families seeking help as prices at the grocery store and gas pump soar.
A lack of affordable housing, health care, and the prevalence of violent crime are among the issues that make life for young transgender people in Detroit especially difficult.
After stressful and chaotic hospital experiences, Black moms in metro Detroit share their experiences in the birthing room and praise Birth Detroit for supporting equitable, safe and empowering birthing spaces.
Detroiters living near the Stellantis plant on the city’s east side say the community benefit process must be strengthened to provide environmental protections.
In Detroit, people own guns — mostly — because they are afraid.