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Detroit Violence

Turning Schools Around

Michael J. Brennan | Posted 10.28.2012 | Detroit
Michael J. Brennan

On a daily basis, our kids and therefore our schools face an onslaught of challenges stemming from the ravishing effects of poverty and the culture of violence in the neighborhoods around them.

Be Part of the Solution to Violence Against Children

Robert Listenbee Jr. | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit
Robert Listenbee Jr.

It is not acceptable for us to sit by when we hear reports about a young student who was killed by a stray bullet, or attacked while walking home. We need the faith community, businesses and all levels of government to be a part of the solution.

Hear the Call, Violence No More

Paul Ruth | Posted 04.28.2012 | Detroit
Paul Ruth

At a time when economic revival is a top priority, an important hindrance is the increasing level of violence. There can be no incentive large enough for the American family or the entrepreneur, than the lure of a safe and productive community.

Re-Speaking Detroit

Bethany Herr Hatfield | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Bethany Herr Hatfield

We have the ability to change Detroit by simply changing the way we speak about it. You never know who you're speaking to.

Detroit Youth Speak: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Yusef Bunchy Shakur | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Yusef Bunchy Shakur

When the conditions of Detroit are discussed the voices of Detroit youth are hardly ever considered a part of the conversation.

Police: 7 Teens Shot Near Detroit School

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — Gunmen in a green minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school on Tuesday, wounding seven i...