Former President Obama is expected to speak at the Detroit rally at 7:30 p.m. ET Friday. Watch live in our player.
By Molly Finnegan
DETROIT — Mourners began pouring into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. They approached her gold-plated casket to the sounds of her gospel recordings. She was in…
By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press
BERLIN — Section by section, American artist Ryan Mendoza painstakingly disassembled the small wood-frame home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks after learning that the struggling city of Detroit was going to have it demolished.
By David Rising, Associated Press
Tiny houses have become trendy in recent years, as people trade in traditional consumer lifestyles for a simpler option -- a living space that’s no more than 400 square feet. But in Detroit, these diminutive dwellings have a lofty goal:…
By PBS NewsHour
In the summer of 1967, the simmering unrest in cities across America exploded. In Detroit, tensions between the police and the African-American community reached their limit, unleashing five days of full-out violence -- riots or a rebellion, depending on whom…
By Elizabeth Flock
Fifty years ago this month, a protest in Detroit turned into a riot, which turned into five days of violence that left dozens dead, thousands arrested and a city engulfed in flames. The poem "They Feed They Lion" chronicles the…
By Michael D. Regan
A recent study out of the University of Michigan shows Detroit had higher bumblebee numbers than less-urbanized areas of the states. Evidence suggests thousands of vacant lots in Detroit may be the reason behind the uptick.
President Trump wasn't expected to win in Michigan, but his supporters there aren't surprised that he took the state back in November. Now two months into the new administration -- and on the heels of a failed effort to repeal…
By Kristin S. Seefeldt
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