Stories tagged: "racism"

Screenshot of Robert "RJ" Regan appearing as part of the Rescue Michigan Coalition's live panel
Michigan GOP Candidate Who Made Controversial Rape Remarks Has History of Sexist, Racist, and Anti-Semitic Comments

“Having three daughters, I tell my daughters ‘Well, if rape is inevitable, you should just lie back and enjoy it,’” Robert Regan said. Regan claims his controversial rape comments were a clumsy attempt to make an analogy about the folly of ending efforts to decertify the results of the 2020 election.

Rep. Anthony, consultant Alisa Parker, Rep Bolden and Sen. Geiss.
Michigan’s BIPOC Leaders Call Out Republican Inaction on Racist Intimidation

Republican leaders have excused groups who have used racist symbolism while attacking the state capitol. Women of color won't let that slide.

Lt. Gov.Garlin Gilchrist marches with Michiganders for equality. Photo via Facebook.
WATCH: Michigan’s Leaders Are Showing America a Real Way to Fight Racism

The state’s work toward equality and reconciliation is a national example.

Course facilitators Ryan Henyard, R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy and Derrick Jackson. (Photos via Facebook)
U-M Tackles Racism and Police Brutality in Online Course

The free "teach-out" can help Michiganders understand how issues of race and police brutality affect communities of color.

Left: A digital billboard gets a new display in Redford on Livonia's border. Top: Delisha Upshaw. Bottom: Amanda Chrysler
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WATCH: The Story Behind Livonia’s ‘Driving While Black’ Billboard

Amanda Chrysler says her family prepared her to deal with racism before moving to the city in her teens. Now she and other residents are working toward change.

President Trump on Hannity June 25, 2020. (Image via YouTube)
Trump Said Living in Detroit Is ‘Like Living In Hell.’ Here’s What Michiganders Had to Say Back.

When President Trump dragged Detroit into his racist rhetoric, Michiganders flooded Twitter with love for the city — and all the reasons he was wrong.

Orville Hubbard mayor dearborn racist statue
After Years of Relocations, Dearborn Finally Removes Segregationist Mayor’s Statue

Dearborn protesters join a nationwide movement dismantling symbols of racism that exist in their communities.