Michigan

Keshia Thomas (pictured below left), a Black woman who protected a White man at a Ku Klux Klan rally back in 1996, recently recalled her…

A nurse, from Michigan, is suing the hospital after she was asked not to work on a newborn baby, in her unit, because of the color of the nurse’s skin. Tonya Battle is suing the Hurley Medical Center, over accusations of racism as the father over accusations of racism that resulted in her being reassigned […]

After a man approached an unidentified woman and apparently spits on her during a bus ride in Grand Rapids, Mich., she fired back with some…

Amanda Clayton (pictured), the $1 million Michigan Lottery winner who continued to collect food stamps after her big payday, was found dead from a possible…

Michigan has enacted a law that takes welfare benefits from families whose children miss class, Fox 2 News Detroit reports. While the state believes the…

Michigan welfare recipients might lose benefits if their children are habitually absent from school. Is this too harsh? Read more here

A Michigan middle school student was fired for allegedly helping students organize a fund-raiser for the family of Trayvon Martin.  Brooke Harris was dismissed for her role in the “wear a hoodie to school day” although she said she did nothing wrong. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights organization, in Montgomery, Alabama have […]

While the country was enjoying the many entertaining commercials, during the Super Bowl, Michigan saw a local had that had few people laughing. U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra’s campaign ad featuring an Asian woman speaking broken English is being criticized around the country today. In the ad, Hoekstra, a former U.S. House Representative, dubs his […]

FLINT, Mich-An African American woman painted “This house is a reflection of ignorant n-words” after thieves stole her windows. The woman who did not identify herself to reporters claims she was fixing up the house for homeless people. ABC 12 reports: The single mother of two, attending college and taking marketing classes, says her intent […]

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The campus of Michigan State University has been rocked by recent acts of racial intimidation directed toward Black students. The student body at the state’s largest university made their voices loudly heard on Tuesday night that these acts will not be tolerated. “The incident that really jump-started this movement was an […]

MICHIGAN — Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill that will cut Welfare benefits to 48 months, beginning Oct. 1. As a result, families at the end of their two years will need to find employment in a state where the unemployment rate catapulted to 10.5 percent. Such measures could dramatically impact children. Read More […]

A new debate is surfacing after last week’s reversal of Michigan’s 2006 ban of Affirmative Action. Now questions on whether the referendum process, which lets citizens petition to overturn laws already on the books, will hurt the efforts of Affirmative Action proponents. While this ruling will probably be ruled up by the full 6th Circuit, […]