Best of Detroit 2020: What GM and Ford Are Doing Is Nothing Short of...

The companies have organized the manufacture of gowns, face shields, masks, air-purifying respirators for those masks, and ventilators
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Michiganders March: Honoring Juneteenth and a Call to End to Facial Recognition Technology

Plus, a recap of other Black Lives Matter-related developments

The First Openly Gay Person to Win an Election in the U.S. on the...

As a senior at the University of Michigan, Kathy Kozachenko won a seat on the Ann Arbor City Council in 1974
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Panels on Entrepreneurship Planned for Ponyride Juneteenth Event

Ludacris, jessica Care moore, and DJ Rue are participating in this virtual celebration
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The Way It Was – Eastwood Park, 1937

This amusement park wasn't all fun and games

10 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth 2020 Around Metro Detroit

From virtual celebrations to drive-thru barbecues, marches, and film festivals, here's what's happening

Lunch Must Go on For Detroit Public Schools Community District Students

Machion Jackson, the district's assistant superintendent of operations, talks providing meals during the pandemic

Best of Detroit 2020: Dr. Rajiv Shah Thinks Big To Confront a Deadly Foe

With a worldview informed by Detroit’s struggles, the president of the Rockefeller Foundation is leading a $100 billion push to radically boost COVID-19 testing
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Michiganders March: Ferndale Kids Protest and Grand Rapids Remembers Breonna Taylor

Kids call for justice in Ferndale, Grand Rapids event remembers Breonna Taylor, and MSU and U-M support student-athletes' decision to protest
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBTQ+ Workers

Redford resident Aimee Stephen has won her historic case
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Detroit Hives Beekeepers Look to Insects for Lessons on Perseverance

Bees also have to face a lot of uncertainty
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Detroit Will Breathe Protesters Raise Nearly $25K in Three Days

Plus, Mayor Mike Duggan talks about his meeting with the group's co-organizers earlier this week
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Weighing Gov. Whitmer’s Odds of Becoming Joe Biden’s Running Mate

Whitmer for Veep? Here are the pros and cons.
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Best of Detroit 2020: COVID-19-Related GoFundMe Campaigns

Locals have raised funds to support Michigan artists, businesses, and families
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How the Cancellation of Detroit’s 2020 Auto Show Affects Our Economy

The 2020 North American International Auto Show — an economic feast twice denied
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Detroit Protesters Meet with Mayor Duggan to Discuss Demands

The group is calling for defunding and demilitarizing the police, end to facial recognition in the city, and stopping the criminalization of homeless people
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Michiganders March Forward in Fight Against Police Brutality

Here’s a quick look at the past week of protests in the state
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A U-M Media Law Professor on Trump’s Social Media Executive Order

Len Niehoff discusses what the controversial order gets wrong about the First Amendment and how it could affect the way social movements, like Black Lives Matter, organize online
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Detroit Activists and Leaders on What Needs to Be Done Now

Plus, how to keep the fight against racial injustice moving forward
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Rhonda Walker Foundation Travels 135 Miles to Deliver $35,000 in Scholarships

The organization drove a total of 135 miles to bring checks to its Girls into Women honorees