Created Equal: Shakespeare in Detroit founder on equity in the arts, new Stratford Festival production

One of Detroit's very own will return to the acclaimed Stratford Festival in Ontario this year to lead a production...

Created Equal: What’s next for Detroit’s iconic RenCen building?

The Renaissance Center is a well known skyscraper in the city of Detroit, occupied by General Motors since 1996. Now,...

Created Equal: The man who lived according to the constitution — literally

In A.J. Jacobs' new book, “The Year of Living Constitutionally,” the author and journalist reflects on his lifestyle experiment of...

Created Equal: Schools still segregated 70 years after Brown v. Board decision, report finds

In 1954, the United States Supreme Court determined in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that segregating schools...

Created Equal: Residents speak out against I-375 redevelopment plan

A coalition of community voices is challenging the “I-375 Reconnecting Communities Project” to replace the one-mile stretch of freeway on...

Created Equal: Can white privilege be quantified?

White privilege begins with the idea that white Americans have inherent advantage in society because of racist policies and practices...

Created Equal: Is local banking the key to economic prosperity?

Over the years, local banks have been absorbed by larger institutions and are less prevalent than they once were. Oscar...

Created Equal: Air pollution is plaguing Detroiters’ lungs

Detroit’s air is dirty, and according to a new report from the American Lung Association, dirtier than most cities in...

Created Equal: What Columbia University’s crackdown on protesters tell us about free speech on college campuses

Hundreds of protesters have been arrested on college campuses across the country in recent weeks. The escalating tensions between student-led...

Created Equal: Foster care in America from a children’s advocate raised in the system 

Andrew Bridge spent 11 years of his childhood in foster care and says the system did more harm than good....

Created Equal: How the impacts of inflation divide the Democratic Party 

President Joe Biden’s pitch to voters is simple: the economy is booming, jobs are plentiful, portfolios are swelling, let's keep...

Created Equal: First-ever financial disclosures paint a cloudy picture of accountability in Michigan politics

Michigan’s top elected officials have submitted personal financial disclosures now required under state law. The change comes following the passage...