Detroit

Former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh Arrested On Molestation Charges

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Charles Pugh, former Detroit City Council president and media personality, was arrested in New York City on child molestation charges that date back to 13-years-old. Pugh was charged on six counts — three for first-degree criminal sexual conduct, three for third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Prosecutor Kym...

Yes She Can: Detroit Girls Chess Team Place 1st in National Chess Championship

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A team of young black girls won the 13th Annual KCF All-Girls National Chess Championship on April 24. The students on the team were from University Prep Science & Math Elementary and Middle Schools in Michigan competed: Jaidyn Hamilton and twin sister Jada; Lauren Bradford; Sa’Nya Burton;...

These Photos Of Detroit’s Deplorable School Conditions Will Shock You

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Detroit’s students are trying to learn while breathing in black mold and they wearing their coats during the day to stay warm. That isn’t the worst of it though. Nancy Muerhoff, a kindergarten teacher at Carleton Elementary in Detroit, said water from toilets above her...

Detroit Businesswomen Team Up and Raise Money to Get Rape Kits Tested

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Currently there are 11,341 victims whose forgotten rape kits are collecting dust in Detroit. But a group of businesswomen hope to change that. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy knows first hand how hard it’s been making rape kit testing a priority. Worthy told The New York Times...

Detroit, Gentrification & Black Business Owners Left in the Dust

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Detroit has always been one of my favorite cities. When you look past the bad, there’s a history and eclecticness that its long-time residents and business owners are clinging to. Many of those business owners, who are black, are now fighting to keep their businesses alive...

Detroit Community Horrified After Women Are Gang Raped With Boyfriends Forced To Watch During Robbery

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Horrific attacks on two Detroit couples over the weekend has left the community in a fearful uproar. According to CBS Detroit, a group of six men approached a 22-year-old man and his 21-year-old girlfriend as they were walking along a road near Maygrove College late...