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“I Believe That We Need A Civil Rights Agenda For Our Time. One That Ensures The Rights To A Great Education — So Important — And The Right To Live In Safety And In Peace And To Have A Really, Really Great Job. A Good Paying Job And One That You Love Going To Every

Detroit teacher ‘sick out’ highlights district’s worst-in-nation student performance

Victor Skinner, DETROIT – Detroit Federation of Teachers members ditched their students to protest about pay today, despite data that shows they’ve been ineffective at improving the district’s worst-in-the-nation student academic performance. “There’s a basic agreement in America: When you put in a day’s work, you’ll receive a day’s pay,” DFT Interim President Ivy

Michigan may be the GOP’s best answer to the ˜war on women’

George Will DETROIT  Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan secretary of state Terri Lynn Land might end this GOP

Motor City's influence always felt at Michigan track

  BROOKLYN, Mich. — It could not be more quintessentially Detroit. On the eve of NASCAR‘s race at Michigan International Speedway, 50,000 classic automobiles caravanned down a long avenue of the Motor City that at one point boasted the first mile of paved highway in America. They call it the Woodward Dream Cruise, and what