The Michigan Legislature finalizes legislation to write protections for gay and transgender residents into state law. Next up, a promised signature by Whitmer.
Inflation relief checks v. income tax cuts. What saves you more in Michigan?
A proposed $180 rebate for tax filers isn’t happening, but an income tax that will save people more money in the long run is looming. When will you realize savings? It depends.
Whitmer poised to sign repeal of Michigan read-or-flunk law
Research shows Black and low-income students were far more likely to be held back.
Detroit’s Baobab Fare wins Food Network’s Chopped
Co-owners Hamissi Mamba and his wife, Nadia Nijimbere, are refugees who came to the United States seeking asylum a decade ago.
City employee builds website to boost Detroit government access
SoapBox Detroit features public meeting schedules, agendas and a city contact directory
Detroit has more homeowners than renters. But who’s buying?
For the first time in a decade, census estimates suggest there are more homeowners in Detroit than renters. It comes as more white residents are moving in and Black residents have moved out.
Tudor Dixon: What to know about the Republican taking on Michigan Gov. Whitmer
She’s conservative, targets school ‘indoctrination’ and wants to slash taxes. Here’s what to know about Tudor Dixon, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump.
Detroit promised a permanent end to water shutoffs for low-income residents. Advocates say we’re not there yet.
A moratorium on water shutoffs is six months shy of ending. City officials have a plan in the works but some advocates say they’ve been left in the dark.
American Black Journal – Black Leaders Detroit, Workplace DEI, Dance Theatre of Harlem
Host Stephen Henderson sits down with Black Leaders Detroit Founder Dwan Dandridge to talk about how his organization is trying to level the economic playing field for Black-owned businesses and African American entrepreneurs through financial support.
One Detroit: New Redistricting Maps / PFAS in the House / Farmacy Food
The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission released its first drafts of the new legislative and congressional districts. Starting this week, the public gets to voice their opinions on the new maps