Some 2,500 joined this weekend at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI for The Links, Incorporated 37th national assembly. The Links, an organization of accomplished, successful African American women, has four service trends — arts, services to youth, national trends, and international trends. The Links honored Radio One CEO Cathy Hughes and Susan Rice, the US […]

Lakrista Sanders consoles brother Charles Jones , Aiyana’s father, on Sunday. From Detroit — An attorney representing the family of a 7-year-old girl shot to death during a Sunday morning raid says the family knows the Detroit police officer who fired the fatal shot is “not a monster” but said the police operation was […]

// Via Two women have been charged after a fight with a Detroit city bus driver that another passenger caught on video. City transportation director Lovevett Williams says the women became enraged Tuesday after the driver picked one of them up at a stop on the Eight Mile Road but closed the doors and […]


Detroit will be closing 45 schools to save $31M and to restructure the Detroit School System: DETROIT, Mich. — A $1 billion plan from Detroit Public Schools’ emergency financial manager calls for closing 44 schools plus one administration building. Forty-four buildings will be closed by summer, and another 13 by 2012, including two of the […]

From Detroit Free Press In their investigation of Kwame Kilpatrick, FBI agents are trying to prove that the ex-Detroit mayor and his associates used his elected office as a criminal enterprise to enrich themselves, according to sworn documents reviewed by the Free Press and interviews with people familiar with the probe. It’s not clear whether […]