News From Around Detroit
- Detroit police board chair assures ‘transparency’ amid investigations by Christine Ferretti and Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Citizen complaint records seized, two staffers on administrative leave amid multiple investigations into Detroit’s Board of Police Commissioners and the Office of the Chief Investigator.
- Meet Detroit’s other ‘people mover,’ Michael Cunningham IIby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Cunningham has spent a decade advocating for transit justice in Detroit, but that isn’t his biggest fight. He’s also encountered homelessness, incarceration and mental health challenges.
- Detroit police board selects candidates for secretary, chief investigatorby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BOPC picked Victoria Shah, who formerly ran for a seat on the commission, and Jerome Warfield Sr., a west side pastor and an ex-chair of the board.
- Building Black wealth and opportunity with intentionby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his seminal ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.
- Working for a better Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Olivia Lewis reflects on our transition to in-person engagement, policing, inclusive development and the will of Detroit’s voters.
- Missouri Planned Parenthood sues state AG over transgender care investigation
Missouri's state attorney general is investigating gender-affirming care provided by Planned Parenthood, according to a lawsuit filed by the St. Louis health provider.
- Biden tells Russia to release American journalist: 'Let him go'
President Joe Biden is urging Russia to release Wall Street Journal Evan Gershkovich, whom the country's security service arrested on espionage charges -- allegations the newspaper denies.
- Indigenous groups in the American West engaged with horses by the early 1600s, study finds
The timing is significant because it matches up with the oral histories of many Indigenous groups that they had horses of Spanish descent before the Europeans physically arrived in their homelands, perhaps through trading networks.