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Judge And Civil Rights Icon Damon J. Keith Dead At 96
Keith served more than 50 years in the federal courts.
Muskrat Love? Detroit-Area Catholics Allowed To Eat Rodent During Lent
A long-standing permission by the Archdiocese of Detroit allows local Catholics to eat muskrat — a furry, marsh-dwelling rodent native to the area — “on days of abstinence, including Fridays of Lent.”
Detroit Settles With Family Of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, 7-Year-Old Girl Killed In Police Raid
The girl was shot in the head while she slept on a couch during a 2010 police raid.
Detroit Cop Posts Racist Video Of Black Woman In Freezing Cold After He Seized Her Car
The Snapchat video posted by Officer Gary Steele included a sticker that read, “Celebrating Black History Month.”
Detroit Police Officers Arrest Their Own Commander In Alleged DUI Case
Johnny Thomas, a 20-year police veteran, had once run the internal affairs department.
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Reggie Bullock's Tattoo Became A Teachable Moment On His LGBTQ Advocacy Journey
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The Detroit Pistons' small forward says he feels "blessed" to be a queer ally in professional sports.
Michelle Obama Surprises Students
Former first lady Michelle Obama and actor Keegan-Michael Key spoke to college students in Detroit, Michigan, about their future.
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Families Squat In Abandoned Homes As The Housing Crisis Grips Detroit
"I wanted people to know I’m not just a squatter. I’m trying to make this a home," said one mother.
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'Saturday Night Live' Hilariously Cranks Up Panic Over Migrant Caravan
“Dozens, maybe millions of illegal immigrants” are “headed straight for you and your grandchildren.”
Remains Of Infants Found Stashed In Second Detroit Funeral Home
By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters
It comes a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the city.
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Detroit Police To File Complaint Against Funeral Home Owners Over Hidden Infant Bodies
By Corey Williams, AP
The remains of 10 fetuses and one baby were found hidden in the ceiling of Detroit's Cantrell Funeral Home.
Remains Of Infant And 10 Fetuses Found In Shuttered Funeral Home's Ceiling (UPDATED)
An anonymous note tipped inspectors off to hidden bodies at Detroit's Cantrell Funeral Home.
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U.S. Marshals Service Says It Recovered 123 Missing Michigan Children, But Did It?
The federal agency may have wildly exaggerated the success of a recent sex-trafficking sweep in Detroit.
David Alan Grier On Discovering 'New Negroes' At Yale And The 'Black Rage' In His Blood
The "In Living Color" alum plays a kind-hearted and curmudgeonly leader of senior citizens in his newest show, "The Cool Kids."
Kanye West Tells Art Students To Leave Elon Musk 'The F**k Alone'
The rapper hopped onto a table to defend the embattled Tesla CEO.
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Rashida Tlaib Arrested While Participating In 'Fight For 15' Rally In Detroit
The House candidate from Michigan was one of at least 20 people detained during the pro-labor demonstration.
Detroit Police Officer Fired After He Boasts Of Busting 'These Zoo Animals'
The rookie cop was given the boot hours after his racially insensitive Snapchat post.
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A Barefoot Fantasia Barrino Sings Soulful Tribute At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
“And I hope she don’t mind, I don’t think she would, but I think I’m gonna come out of my shoes,” Barrino said before her moving performance in Detroit.
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Bill Clinton Remembers Aretha Franklin At Detroit Funeral
"We started out as, like, Aretha Franklin groupies or something," the former president said.
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Detroit Mayor Plans To Rename Waterfront Park For Aretha Franklin
The iconic singer called the city home for decades.
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Everything You Need To Know About Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
The “Queen of Soul” is being laid to rest.
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Detroit To Shut Off Drinking Water At All Public Schools Because Of Contamination
By Suzannah Gonzales, Reuters
Elevated levels of lead and copper were discovered in the water at several recently-tested schools.
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Taylor Swift Honors Aretha Franklin With Moment Of Silence At Detroit Gig
The pop star called on fans to "reflect on our love and respect" for the Queen of Soul.
Ariana Grande To Perform At Aretha Franklin's Funeral After Emotional Tribute
The pop star joins already announced performers like Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Chaka Khan.
Beyoncé And Jay-Z's Detroit Tour Stop Was All About Aretha Franklin
Beyoncé paid tribute to the ailing Queen of Soul after DJ Khaled whipped up the crowd with one of her most iconic songs.
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How These Midwest Organizations Are Giving Back In Unexpected Ways
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If the Upper Midwest is known for anything, it’s hospitality. Whether you’re taking a stroll down a small-town street or
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