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Opinion: ShotSpotter profits off fears of gun violence

Every Detroiter deserves to feel safe. But this charade of security theater is not the way to do it.

By Rebecca Smith

Many Detroiters were shocked and appalled last Thursday when, during a community meeting, city officials and the Detroit Police Department set up cardboard tombstones as a promotional stunt to generate support for the proposed expansion of the ShotSpotter program. Every Detroiter deserves to feel safe...

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Love Island Detroit: A photo essay of young love on Detroit’s Belle Isle

Early on in my relationship, I sent my boyfriend a song, “Belle Isle,” by Anna Burch. It’s a song drenched in summer…

By Amy Sacka

Love island Detroit: A photo essay of young love on Detroit’s Belle Isle
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Photos from the ‘Squad’ rally in Detroit

Members of the "Squad" — U.S. Representatives Rashida Tlaib of Detroit, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York City, Ayanna Pressley of Boston, and…

By Marc Klockow

Photos from the ‘Squad’ rally in Detroit
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Everyone we saw supporting abortion rights at the Downriver Rally for Bodily Autonomy in Wyandotte

On Thursday, an estimated 1,800 people gathered at Wyandotte's Bishop Park for the Downriver Rally for Bodily Autonomy to protest in support…

By Joe Maroon

Everyone we saw rallying at the Downriver Rally for Bodily Autonomy in Wyandotte
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September 21, 2022

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