'And They Wonder Why We Rebel,' Raps Jon Connor, Back Home in Flint
"Let's fix the problem instead of putting a Band-Aid on. . . . How long is that really going to last?" says the rising star, a protégé of Dr. Dre who co-wrote "Fresh Water for Flint."
Michael Moore Gets Pneumonia Just Before Release of New Film
"I have to be honest, with my absence this week (and probably into next), I'm now worried about my film's release," Michael Moore says.
18 Detroit Zoo Workers Take Antarctic Cruise
The voyage includes roughly a dozen stops to see penguins, whales and seals, The Detroit News reports.
Update: 'Pickup Artists' Drop Meet-Ups This Saturday Night Amid Intense Backlash
We still can mock the code phrase followers were told to use when arriving: "Do you know where I can find a pet shop?"
Detroit Problems Are 'Closer to Home Than You May Realize,' Battle Creek Paper Says
"The majority of the children who attend these so-called failing schools have brown skin and come from low-income families," says a Battle Creek Enquirer editorial.
A Refugee's Odyssey: From Syria to Troy to Presidential Guest
Refaai Hamo, who has a doctorate degree, landed Dec. 17 at Metro Airport with his son Mohammad, 18, and three surviving daughters.
Windsor Police Recruiters Haven't Mastered Racial Diversity
"Why do five white kids get through and not anyone of another color?" asks a black city council member across the Detroit River.
The Artist vs. the Developer: Is Her Detroit Mural Protected Under Federal Law?
"Whether [Katie] Craig’s most important work will survive as a mural is a question for the courts," reports a writer for the CityLab urban affairs site.
'You Need an Editor:' Terry Foster Gets Callouts After Tweet About Bill Cosby
"Obviously you don't get it," says one reply. Another of the nearly three dozen comments begins: "Astoundingly ignorant."
2015 Recap: 5 Things We Learn About Lutherans from Their Youth Event
These brightly clad July visitors did neighborhood cleanups and other things that impressed Detroiters.
Midnight Gunshots on New Year's Eve Are 'Exciting . . . Appealing' -- Metro Times
"These people aren’t just celebrating irresponsibly," managing editor Michael Jackman writes. "They’re showing off their power, flexing their freedom a bit."
2015 Recap: Writer Takes 'Old Chicago Road' Instead of I-94 from Detroit to Chicago
"The route, known as the Old Chicago Road, still connects the two cities, with quaint towns and historic sites along the way," Mary Chapman writes.
2015 Recap: 'I Apologize,' Carmen Harlan Says About Remark Blasted as 'Dangerous'
"In no way did I mean to imply that because of our community's makeup, there was a higher risk" of ISIS-related terrorism, the anchor explains. See her apology here.
2015 Recap: Detroit Is a 'Pretty Dangerous' Place to Film -- Ryan Gosling
Actor-director Ryan Gosling felt "a tone of impending threat that was just there" while shooting "Lost River" in Detroit.