Stories tagged: "Alphonso Amos"


Black Lives Matter activists in Port Huron, Michigan.
Michigan’s Population Is Declining in a Trend Called ‘Reverse Migration’

2020 census data shows a population decline in Michigan’s Black communities. One local leader says it’s to find more opportunities in the South. 

Alphonso Amose and Lisa McClain
Black Rural Michiganders Struggle to Be Heard by Rep. Lisa McClain

Despite passing up multiple chances to speak to constituents of color, Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Port Huron) blamed a vote in D.C. for her lack of outreach.

Photos courtesy Alphonso Amos and William Garcia.
The Power of Protest in Rural Michigan

Here's how a group of just 24 protesters are influencing Adrian's population of 20,000 to protect its most vulnerable residents.