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How Detroit is Becoming a Flashpoint for Violence Against Trans Womennew

A deep-dive into the stigma and prejudice keeping many trans women in a cycle of poverty and violence.
Metro Times  |  Allie Gross  |  02-26-2016  |  LGBT

How one man’s fight for his Detroit neighborhood went viralnew

Standing up for Brightmoor.
Metro Times  |  Michael Jackman  |  01-14-2016  |  Housing & Development

The irreverent 'Orbit' magazine returns (kind of)new

Twenty-five years ago this month Detroit’s only arts, culture, entertainment, and humor magazine was created; 16 years ago Orbit was put to death by its creator. Unlike Victor Frankenstein, Jerry Vile survived his creation and went on to father new freaky monstrosities to roam the countryside...
Metro Times  |  Staff  |  08-14-2015  |  Media

City 'Til We Dienew

Detroit City FC’s unlikely birth — and unlikelier rise to popularity.
Metro Times  |  Adam Doster  |  05-06-2015  |  Sports

Detroit Public Schools’ Debt Has Grown Deepernew

After six years and four state-appointed managers, Detroit Public Schools’ debt has grown even deeper.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  02-25-2015  |  Education

Rebranding Detroitnew

Welcome to 'Springwells Village'--a Southwest Detroit neighborhood most of its own residents have never heard of.
Metro Times  |  Lee DeVito  |  01-08-2015  |  Housing & Development

Talkin' Dirtynew

Transsexual escort Amanda Coxx schools us in ‘the world’s oldest profession.’
Metro Times  |  Lee DeVito  |  12-12-2014  |  Sex

The Fashion Issue: How to dress well for a Detroit winternew

Winter has come. The temperatures will be chilly until mid-April, but that doesn't mean we have to look drab and dreary until then...
Metro Times  |  Alysa Offman  |  12-05-2014  |  Fashion

A Shady Legacynew

After fifteen years of Shady Records, Marshall Mathers and crew talk hip-hop, lessons learned, and new Detroit.
Metro Times  |  Valerie Vande Panne  |  11-19-2014  |  Music

Dan Gilbert, Downtown Detroit's Demigodnew

What kind of track record does Quicken Loans have in Detroit? Does anyone really care?
Metro Times  |  Ryan Felton  |  11-14-2014  |  Features

The Fire Next Timenew

What's behind 8,000 fires & how Detroit's arson investigators & prosecutor are extinguishing the flames.
Metro Times  |  Valerie Vande Panne  |  10-29-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Magical Negroes, White Privilege, and Toothless Drama: Local Theater's Fear of a Black Planetnew

Performance Network's 'Driving Miss Daisy' and Michigan theater's big race problem.
Metro Times  |  Jeff Meyers  |  10-16-2014  |  Race & Class

The Great Foreskin Debatenew

Why the Midwest leads the world in infant circumcision and what the hell that says about us.
Metro Times  |  Alysa Offman  |  10-02-2014  |  Culture

Detroit mayor, council vote to keep Orr as EM for bankruptcy mattersnew

After days of deliberation behind closed doors in private sessions, Detroit's mayor and city council voted to keep Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr in place until Detroit exits bankruptcy court. Orr, however, will cede full control of the city's day-to-day operations, according to a a joint statement issued Thursday evening by Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit City Council. ...
Metro Times  |  Ryan Felton  |  09-25-2014  |  Politics

Michigan's EAA Exposed: An Investigative Reportnew

How Michigan's Education Achievement Authority exploited Detroit's most vulnerable kids.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  09-25-2014  |  Education

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