The Metro: Michigan’s 2024 presidential primary has finally arrived

Michigan's highly anticipated presidential primary is finally here — earlier than previous election cycles. Subscribe to The Metro on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, NPR.org or wherever...

Detroit Evening Report: Flint council member known for outbursts and activism in city water crisis dies

Flint City Councilman Eric Mays, known for his activism during the city’s water crisis and for disruptive behavior at public...

Does the presidential primary system reflect the will of the voters?

Michigan moved its presidential primaries to the fourth week of February. Going earlier in the nominating cycle should, in theory,...

The Metro: Dearborn native honors late father’s education career in new memoir

One of the earliest mentors we have in life outside of the home is our educators. In his new book,...

Created Equal: Why the order of state presidential primaries matter

Michigan’s 2024 presidential primary will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 27. That’s a lot earlier than previous years, making the...

Mic Check: Detroit artist Saxappeal honing his craft through prolific music experiences

Saxophonist, educator, producer and multi-instrumentalist LaDarrel Johnson — also known as Saxappeal — has taken his love for music and...

Nikki Haley in Michigan ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primary

After losing in her home state of South Carolina, Republican candidate Nikki Haley is in Michigan ahead of the state’s...

‘The New Music Show’ celebrates Black History Month with Salakastar, Ian Finkelsein, more

This week on The New Music Show with Shigeto, we’ll celebrate Black History Month through a lens of “Afro Presence,”...

Will Michigan voters who want a ceasefire in Gaza cost Biden the primary election?

Instead of casting a vote for President Joe Biden in Michigan's presidential primary this Tuesday, organizers of the national "Abandon...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave post as Trump moves to install new loyalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8, having been forced out of...

‘The Progressive Underground’ pays tribute to new wave music

This week on The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell explores the history of new wave, the music genre that emerged...

The GOP strategy for winning Michigan’s primary, the White House

This year’s Republican presidential primary in Michigan differs from past editions.  Officials moved the primary ahead in the election cycle,...