Jalal Abdallah is in his final year of studies at Thomas M. Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Bachelor of Arts.
Jalal is interested in covering Millennials, sports, politics and stories that are not easily accessible to mainstream readers.
Jalal Abdallah: Following the Comeback Trail of Flint, America's Most Resilient City
"Words that you can never overuse when talking about the people in Flint are 'resilient' and 'tough,'" writes Jalal Abdullah.
Q&A: Longtime Detroiters Explain Why They Vote for Duggan or Young
"I liked Coleman's campaign because he gave me the sense that he can bring the city up," says voter Jimmy McKing.
Detroit's Nearly Invisible Mayoral Race: Young Needs a TKO in Debate
"He could get a KO performance in the debate, but that's an unreasonable hope to depend on," analyst Steve Hood says of state Sen. Coleman A. Young II.
Two Experts Talk About Duggan, Young, Money and Challenges Ahead
"The question is how much of the vote will Duggan get," says analyst Steve Hood, a local radio host. "That will be a huge indicator of Young's chances in the general election."
'Plenty of Misconceptions:' 3 Millennial Muslims in Dearborn Talk About Their Lives
"I believe my faith to be a deeply private practice. There is more that binds us together than how we choose to pray or believe or disbelieve," says Ghaith.
Commentary: Muslims Here and Around U.S. Are Weary of Constantly Playing Defense
Jalal Abdallah, a Dearborn native and law student, writes that In Dearborn, there’s been a generational clash between millennial Muslims and their immigrant parents.