DETROIT - They believe that if a negligent slumlord did what he was supposed to, the worst urban blight could be used to generate good jobs.
Though she is without full-time employment, Emily Norton works even harder today. She now has four part-time jobs but earns just one-third of what she made while working full time.
DETROIT - Twenty thousand people attending the second U.S. Social Forum here this week have staged a peaceful takeover of a city in crisis.
One way Detroiters are fighting back is by taking advantage of the U.S. Social Forum, an event expected to draw tens of thousands.
Detroit janitors fight foraffordable health care as key contract issue. " I'm tired of Parkay, I want butter too."
Before the civil rights movement burst onto the national scene, Bobbi Graff and people like her were leading struggles against lynching and police brutality and for desegregation.
DETROIT - Dave Moore, a veteran of the Ford Hunger March and a founder of the United Auto Workers union who helped shape the history of this city, died here Oct. 26, at the age of 97.