Created Equal: How did the Civil War change the workplace for Black Americans?

Black Americans searching for employment during the Civil War is not something we often think about.Massachusetts was known as a...

The Metro: Malcolm X’s Inkster home receives Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

Malcolm X is known for his activism for civil rights, including championing Black empowerment along with being a spokesman for...

Michigan Supreme Court allows ‘indirect retaliation’ workplace lawsuit

The Michigan Supreme Court delivered a precedent-setting ruling Friday that allows civil rights claims alleging indirect workplace retaliation. The lawsuit...

Created Equal: Lawsuit claims local government buildings violate disability rights 

Imagine how the world would look and feel if you just could not get around very easily. That is the...

Detroit Today: Forgotten tales of the Underground Railroad

The City of Detroit, with its close proximity to Canada — where slavery was abolished in 1833 — played a...

Detroit Evening Report: Federal trial will challenge metro Detroit legislative districts

A group of Detroit voters and former legislators are suing Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and members of the Michigan...

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...

CultureShift: Celebrating 60 years of MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and one of the most recognizable...

New book explores how racism is passed down through generational trauma

Sharon Tubbs is a journalist and author. She began her career as a newspaper reporter and editor. Currently,  Tubbs is...

The life of Sarah E. Ray will be celebrated at the Freedom Arts Festival

Little is known about civil rights pioneer Sarah Elizabeth Ray. Often considered Detroit's other Rosa Parks, she was denied a...

The Fight for a Right to Education: How the Courts Have Shaped Schools and Society

As part of 101.9 WDET’s Book Club, we’re inviting the Detroit region to examine and discuss the text that impacts every...

Reforming Police Is Only the Beginning

Weeks of protests against system racism and police brutality have many people feeling like substantial reforms to law enforcement practices...