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A total of 94 schools were shut down Monday as teachers protested the news that they would not receive pay. The district has about 46,000 students in 97 schools.

Michigan Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III will resign this summer after being charged with hiring prostitutes over hundreds of times. Dunnings has taken a medical leave of absence until then and will not run for re-election.

Steven Rhodes, an emergency manager, shared that if lawmakers don’t pass legislation to help tackle the school district’s debt in the near future, they won’t be able to make payroll.

American Girl has emerged as one of the top businesses of its sort, selling millions of its beloved dolls and books aimed at young girls since debuting in 1986. This summer the company will reveal its latest doll, a girl from the civil rights era named Melody Ellison, as reported by CBS News. https://twitter.com/MelodyBodette/status/701943128249516032 The […]

Atrocious school conditions prompted the union to seek outside help to show the DPS just how harmful the lack of resources are for children.

Judge Vonda Evans of Detroit made a compassionate speech about racism and police brutality before sentencing former Michigan police officer William Melendez to prison Tuesday for the beating of an unarmed Black man last year.

Garner's family said she placed her 11-year-old son in the basketball program to keep him off the streets. Sadly, it was the mother who became a victim of street violence.

After Oprah took to Twitter to share a video detailing how she dropped 26 pounds using Weight Watchers while still eating bread daily, the company’s shares catapulted more than 20 percent, and rose to $13.29 per share.

The Detroit Public School system was denied its request for a temporary restraining order to stop teachers from engaging in so-called "sick-out" protests over poor conditions at city schools.

Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.

On Monday in Detroit, Mich., a so-called "sickout" left nearly two-thirds of the city's public school system closed as teachers instead rallied together to address health and safety concerns.

Some Detroit pastors are on a mission to wipe out weed dispensaries in the city. They say they have had enough of the smell, the…