Wayne County Executive Says State Budget Growing While Local Funding Shrinks

After three months of traveling to other communities across Michigan, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans says he sees a trend in the...

Mother Theresa’s Sainthood

This Sunday Pope Francis plans to canonize Mother Theresa. That means the iconic humanitarian will receive sainthood. Kevin Mannara is a...

DeVos Donations Raise Disturbing Questions About Political Influence In Detroit Schools

Rick Pluta/MPRN A family of wealthy charter school investors put more than a million dollars into the campaigns of Republican lawmakers...

Author Peter Ho Davies’ New Novel Explores Immigration, Cultural Assimilation

Jake Neher/WDET How does a person create an identity as an immigrant in America? How much of your cultural identity...

Culture Shift Drinks with Nick: The Royce Wine Bar, Why to NOT Shake a Martini & Inside the Bartenders Guild

Nick Britsky Nick Britsky is a local cocktail enthusiast, sometimes bartender, and a member of the Detroit chapter of the...

Helping Highland Parkers Help Themselves

When city services fall short and schools can't do it all, residents get to work. That's what is happening in...

The 2016 Tall Ships Challenge Takes to the Great Lakes

Tall Ships America Tall Ships America is an organization dedicated to the craft of building, sailing, and preserving the history...

Former POTUS Bill Clinton Does Labor Day Detroit Stop-By

Rick Pluta/MPRN Former President Bill Clinton was a crowd-stopper as he marched in Detroit’s Labor Day Parade on behalf of...

The Progressive Underground Show 185

Kali Uchis Music On tonight's episode of The Progressive Underground, we explore tracks from Jorja Smith, Ian Finkelstein, Om'Mas Keith,...

Billboard Tells GM to ‘Never Forget’ Deaths from Faulty Ignitions

A group is posting a billboard in Detroit featuring people who died in crashes involving defective ignition switches made by...

Detroit’s Black Merda Bring Back Their Brand of Psychedelic Funk

Detroit's Black Merda are taking the stage for the first time in nearly ten years during this year's Hamtramck Labor Day...

The History and Present of Detroit’s Labor Movement

Laura Weber Davis/WDET There are probably three major tipping points connecting Detroit and labor throughout history, according to Wayne State...