Detroit Evening Report: Advocacy group reports increase of Muslims detained during border re-entry at DTW

An advocacy group says it’s received an increase in grievances from Muslims detained during border re-entry at Detroit Metropolitan Airport....

Detroit Evening Report: Census Bureau publishes data on new ‘MENA’ category

The U.S. Census Bureau recently published the Detailed Demographic and Housing Characteristics File A (Detailed DHC-A), which included information about...

Detroit Today: The meaning behind monuments in America

This week, a 7-foot monument honoring Viola Liuzzo – a local mother and activist killed by KKK members for marching...

Detroit Today: Alabama riverfront brawl evokes visceral public reactions

Over the past few days, a video of a massive brawl in Montgomery, Ala. has circulated across social media. The...

Detroit Today: How can the legacy of Detroit’s Chinatown be preserved?

Last weekend, a 140-year-old building that had once provided resources for Chinese immigrants was demolished by the Ilitch's Olympia Development...

Detroit Today: What lessons can Americans learn from Germany’s reparations to the Jewish world?

This year, the City of Detroit Reparations Task Force begins its work developing potential housing and economic development programs to...

Detroit Today: How Juneteenth helps bring communities together

This week marks the first time Detroit recognizes Juneteenth as a paid holiday for city workers. The federal government officially...

Detroit Today: Black Americans have lower life expectancies than others

Through the COVID-19 pandemic up to March 2021, Black Americans died at 1.4 times the rate of white Americans. Overall,...

Detroit Today: Why police violence persists and how to stop it

Law enforcement stepping outside the boundaries of their intended role has been a theme in the Detroit area for a...

Detroit Today: How major financial institutions promote racial inequality

Like many institutions in the U.S., banking is interwoven into our country’s history, including the promotion of slavery, housing discrimination and...

Atlantic podcast explores the week following the MLK assassination

1968 is a pivotal year in American history. The assassinations of both Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., combined...

Why the effects of incarceration last long after leaving prison

Correction facilities in the U.S. are intended to rehabilitate citizens. But we know from surveys, direct reports and recidivism rates...