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Entries by Ashley Woods from 03/2014

Michigan Oil Spill Protest May Land These 3 Women In Prison

Posted 03.04.2014 | Green

Three women each face up to two years in prison for protesting the replacement of an oil pipeline in western Michigan responsible for the biggest inla...

Detroit Doesn't Need Hipsters To Survive, It Needs Black People

Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices

Last month, Thomas Sugrue, the scholar who literally wrote the book on Detroit, traveled to the Motor City to deliver a tough message to business and ...

Community Says 'Thank You' To Wounded Vet In The Most Moving Way

Posted 03.10.2014 | Impact

Chris Holcomb, 25, served on the front lines in Afghanistan as a Marine. For the residents of Taylor, Mich., where Holcomb grew up and returned aft...

Skyy Mims, Aspiring Model And Singer, Arrested In Georgia Murder

Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

A 21-year-old model and aspiring singer from Detroit is accused of stabbing a gas station worker during a robbery. Skyy Raven Marie Mims was charge...

This 95-Year-Old Artist Has One Of Photography's Greatest Untold Stories

Posted 03.13.2014 | Arts

Back when Detroit made the cars the world drove, a young engineer named Bill Rauhauser bought a 39-cent camera. It was the beginning of a seven-decade...

Michigan's 'Rape Insurance' Abortion Rider Law Goes Into Effect Today

Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Starting Thursday in Michigan, a woman must purchase an additional insurance policy if she wants reimbursement for an abortion, unless her life is at ...

Gov. Rick Snyder 'Out Of Touch' To Michigan Majority, Poll Finds (UPDATE)

Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer has dropped to a thin margin and a majority of likely voters considers the Re...

Pro-Life Group Says Congressman Wants To Make Abortion Cheap For His Teenage Daughters

Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Congressman Gary Peters (D-Michigan) condemned a Michigan anti-abortion group on Thursday for accusing of him of trying to "make abortion accessible a...

Dozens Of Dead Dogs Found In Detroit Park (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime

A city employee made a terrible discovery as the snow melted away in Detroit's River Rouge Park this week -- dozens of dead dogs, the bodies dumped li...

Celebrate Aretha Franklin's Birthday With a Playlist Of The Queen Of Soul's Best Songs

Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

The legendary Aretha Franklin turned 72 years old on Tuesday. Happy birthday, Aretha! The diva celebrated Saturday night with family and friends, i...

Mitt Romney's Niece Wants To Unite Tea Partiers And The GOP Establishment

Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

With a new position in the Republican National Committee, Mitt Romney's niece says she aims to unite Tea Party and establishment Republicans and mend ...