The decline and fall of the industrial Midwest has been articulated through a number of metrics over the years.
In late September, temperatures in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan eclipsed 90 degrees for six straight days.
White Lady Problems: On Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ and the Portrayal of “Rich, Lily White” Shaker Heights, OH
By Lynda Montgomery The publication of Celeste Ng’s second novel, [...]
A Pair of Dominion Pipelines in Appalachia Are Uniting a Coalition of Environmental Activists That Crosses Racial, Economic, and Geographic Lines
"While there are no Neo-Nazis in the streets of Charlottesville today, white supremacy is very much at work in the offices of Dominion Energy. Money rules, African Americans suffer. It is an old story of power and heartlessness."
Fatima Darwish El Nashef needed air, so she left her apartment and strolled through the Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo. She had been feeling like a zombie, adjusting to a new home while constantly thinking about the hell she had left behind in Syria.
As Ohio Goes: One Year Removed From Election Day 2016, Voters From The Ultimate Bellwether State Reflect On A Divided Nation
By Aaron Gettinger Since Lyndon Johnson’s landslide election victory of [...]
America’s History Of Racial Violence Is Not Just A Southern Issue. The Midwest Needs To Come To Terms, Too.
On June 1, 1893, two local white women, a Mrs. Dill and a Mrs. William Vest, had reported that they were raped by an African-American man. Bands of white men roamed through the streets and fields, intending to lynch the perpetrator.
Turns Out Kid Rock’s Senate Run Was A Prank. But The Divisions It Exposed Between Detroit And Its Surrounding Suburbs Are No Joke.
By 5:30 p.m. on September 12, Woodward Avenue, Detroit’s main downtown boulevard, had transformed into the latest battleground of America’s seething culture wars.
Apple Holler is an 80-acre pick-your-own orchard destination just off of Interstate 94 in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, about midpoint on the main highway connecting Milwaukee and Chicago’s northern suburbs.
More cops, More problems: In Cleveland, both mayoral candidates are dangerously misguided on the solution to violent crime
Tomorrow at noon, Clevelanders will settle in for the lone mayoral debate in what has proven to be a contentious election season. There are a number of major issues at stake.
This book is an extension of our friendship; an extension of our ongoing work. To start, we are longtime friends — since third grade. We have known each other for decades. In fact, our first collaborative activist effort was in sixth grade.
It is satisfying and terrifying seeing so much of Detroit outside Detroit these days. Detroiters on the small screen, the Comedy Central series about, well, Detroiters, coupled with Detroit, the much-debated Kathryn Bigelow flick meant to inspire conversation about police brutality through a 50-year-old lesson learned during our riots.