Call them riots or civil insurrections, when a disenfranchised population is triggered by an event that symbolizes their shared grievances, the consequences can be the unleashing of years of suppressed frustration and rage. While it is common for governments to blame the rioters, a detailed look at the causes show that the law and law […]

While Detroit was once a shining emblem of American ingenuity and industry, the Motor City is now facing a $155 million deficit, a declining population and struggling to survive the nations economic downturn. At the same time, America is facing similar peril _ joblessness, deficit, and national sense that things are not getting better. The […]

While America’s economic turmoil has impacted the entire nation, Black businesses seem to be some of the most severely affected. Today, in the U.S., there are half as many Black-owned car dealerships than there were three years ago. Automotive News details the industrywide decline. Black dealers have taken a disproportionate hit — “drastic” in the […]

DETROIT–Magic Johnson said via Twitter that he plans to create jobs in his hometown Detroit. He teased that he will also be making a “big announcement” in the near future. A second tweet read, “Look forward to help putting people back to work in my home state.” Read More At RELATED: Magic Johnson Brings […]

DETROIT — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was caught in an infidelity scandal, tells his side of the story in his new book, “Surrendered: The Rise, Fall and Revelation of Kwame Malik Kilpatrick.” Kilpatrick, who was the youngest mayor elected to office, seeks to set the record straight about many accusations made against him […]

DETROIT-Thousands of people are leaving Detroit, demoralizing the city. Partner Link: Nene Leakes and Star Jones drama The New York Times reports: It was the largest percentage drop in history for any American city with more than 100,000 residents, apart from the unique situation of New Orleans, where the population dropped by 29 percent after […]

TMZ reports that Cameraman Douglas Thornton filed the seven-figure lawsuit today in Michigan. Click here for more.

The Detroit News reports on gas station attack of Eddie Franklin last night. Click here for the story.