Stories tagged: "equality"


FILE - In this June 3, 2020, file photo, demonstrators gather at a rally to protest and demand an end to institutional racism and police brutality, in Portland, Maine. As a new generation steps up, activists and historians believe there’s important work for white people: Listening to black voices and following rather than leading, for one, and the deep introspection it takes to confront unconscious bias and the perks of privilege that come just from being white. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Keep Going Michigan: Six Ways to Join the Fight for Racial Equality

Everyday activism begins at home before spreading to your own backyard. Here are some tips to get you started.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed more than a dozen Black leaders from across the state to the newly formed Black Leadership Advisory Council.
Here Are the Appointees to Michigan’s New Black Leadership Advisory Council

The diverse group of established leaders prove that Black Michiganders are not monolithic—and they’re ready to disrupt the status quo.

These Michigan Companies Don’t Just Want to Tweet About Racism — They Want to Combat It Head-On

But the companies choosing to stay silent, including some of the state's top employers of Black Michiganders, might surprise you.

PHOTOS: The Family That Protests Together, Makes Change Together

The 'Gander caught up with some Michigan families to find out how they're bringing their little ones into the fight for a more just and equal future.