Stories tagged: "detroit"


Arthur Jemison, Primary Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Community Planning & Development — US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Detroit Official Tapped for Role in Biden Administration

After working in housing, planning and development for the state’s largest city, Arthur Jemison will lend his expertise to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Not Just COVID: Violent Deaths Are Also Up in 2020

Grand Rapids Chief of Police said that with the pandemic and the rise in political tensions, 2020 is "a year like no other."

One way to help Michigan's economy is to recycle the dollar locally. Considering shopping at a Michigan-owned business this holiday season.
PHOTOS: Shop Small With These Michigan Businesses

From novelty shops to beauty salons, these businesses will take care of everyone on your list—And make sure you look good, too.

In this June 2, 2008 photo, Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence speaks in Troy, Mich. Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero is expected to pick Lawrence to be his running mate. A person close to the Bernero campaign told The Associated Press Friday, Aug. 27, 2010 that Lawrence has been selected. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
WATCH: Brenda Lawrence on COVID, Economic Recovery, and Education in Michigan’s 14th District

The Michigan leader is showing us all how to “keep going” with her decades’ long commitment to public service.

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump Is Suing Battleground States to Save Face. Michigan Women Are Suing Him, Too.

A new lawsuit led by Michigan voters and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization accuses President Trump of voter suppression in Detroit.

Photos by Brian Rozman
Small Business Saturday: Shop Consciously at These Michigan Shops Proudly Saying ‘Black Lives Matter’

From toys to jewelry, these southeastern Michigan shops give you unique gifts for the holidays with an important message behind them.

Local businesses like Detroit's Ivy Kitchen + Cocktails can survive Gov. Whitmer's three-week pause to indoor dining thanks to outdoors, curbside, and delivery solutions.
WATCH: Detroit’s Ivy Kitchen Closed Once, But Is Surviving Now. Here’s How.

The best way to see your favorite neighborhood restaurants through the three-week pause is to keep eating—with safe take-out or delivery options, of course! Here’s the story of a chic eatery nestled in a historic neighborhood.