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Detroit Racial Issues

The Fall Of Detroit

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 07.22.2013 | Detroit

-- Blue-collar workers poured into the cavernous auto plants of Detroit for generations, confident that a sturdy back and strong work ethic would bri...

Suburban Leaders and Media Must Help Detroit Overcome the Racial Divide

John K. Bennett | Posted 07.04.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

For progress to be made all, not just Detroiters, will have to be full participants in starting a new conversation. Unfortunately there are so many who have made a living playing the race card. They win but we all lose.

Truth: Next Exit

Theresa Q. Tran | Posted 02.15.2012 | Detroit
Theresa Q. Tran

My parents left the city in search of safer neighborhoods, better education, and ultimately a better life for their children. The growing anti-Asian sentiment that nothing to convince them to stay. Tragically, I learned to internalize a fear of Detroit.

Choice and Segregation

Thomas Costello | Posted 02.13.2012 | Detroit
Thomas Costello

Metro Detroit's sad pattern of segregation is a direct result of government programs and public opposition to integration that is a defining part of our region's history.

It's Not All About the Benjamins, Baby

Zak Rosen | Posted 01.30.2012 | Detroit
Zak Rosen

We are not writing to argue over who is a 'real' Detroiter and who is not, nor who is and is not going to save Detroit. We are more interested in unpacking our region's history with a critical eye.