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ShotSpotter surveillance tech sought by Detroit police is unreliable, invasive, and discriminatory, critics say

Detroit wants to use COVID-19 relief funds on a controversial gunshot detection system

By Steve Neavling

Racial justice advocates are pushing back on the city of Detroit’s proposal to use more than $8 million in federal pandemic relief funds on a controversial surveillance technology for the police department. Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration wants to expand the city’s use of ShotSpotter, a technology that relies on a network of sensors to detect gunshots...

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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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