Stories tagged: "racial injustice"


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‘Joe Biden Needs to Know’: A Community Hero’s Goal to Save a Small Town From Lead

Yet another Michigan town's water supply is contaminated with lead. Every day, residents need to drink bottled water or cope with dire health consequences otherwise.

The Detroit Free Press is hosting a short documentary that tells the story of unheralded Detroit civil rights hero Sarah Elizabeth Ray, who 75 years ago fought against Boblo segregation. The film, part of a larger, in-progress documentary called “Boblo Boats: A Tale of Two Sisters,” incorporates stop-motion animation sequences alongside insightful interview with historian Desiree Cooper. (Image via the Detroit Free Press)
Watch the Story of the Detroiter Who Fought Against Boblo Boat Segregation

Sarah Elizabeth Ray was the unsung Detroiter who fought for Black people to ride the Boblo Boats. The Freep is bringing her story to viewers living at a modern tipping point.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden’s Economic Plan Seeks to Address Racial Inequality and Systemic Racism

“It’s about jobs—good paying jobs, financial stability, building wealth for families of color."