Detroit

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...

Kwame Kilpatrick: ‘Detroiters Are Going To Be Begging For A White Savior’

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Before he started his 28 year prison sentence, Kwame Kilpatrick was in the middle of filming a documentary that will be released in April. KMK, A Documentary of Kwame Kilpatrick, is a film by Tim and Tobias Smith that includes interviews with Kilpatrick, his mistress...

Detroit’s Bankruptcy Trial Postponed Till Next Week, Hopes to Settle Debt

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The city where Berry Gordy Jr. shaped Motown’s most powerful musical lineup is now bankrupt. Last year, Judge Steven Rhodes stated Detroit met the criteria to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. It became the first largest municipality city ever to enter bankruptcy. However, on Wednesday...