Janine Adamski, who turns 6 on Sunday, is learning all the typical things a kindergartner needs to know. And she's learning something not usually taught in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
Dear Mrs. Michelle Damon,
On behalf of the residents of Detroit and Michigan, as well as Tigers fans everywhere, let me welcome you and your husband, Johnny Damon, to the Motor City, America's best sports town.
A decade ago it was reasonable to ask whether low income and minority (predominantly big city) kids could learn what is needed to do well in today's increasingly knowledge-based economy. There were few open enrollment urban schools... Read More
by Nolan Finley
The Detroit News
My mother wanted me to go to college. My father wanted me to be a plumber. Had he been around to watch me fix a dripping faucet by removing both the sink and countertops, he likely would... Read More
Detroit is a city with growing pains and I’ve yet to see anyone who denies that truth. At the same time, Detroit is also a city with evidentiary hope and promise which continue to inspire those who are working tirelessly in the... Read More
The sad fact is it's true.
NBC's "Dateline" brought TV cameras to Detroit and showed the nation the worst that they found here, when everyone, full of Sunday supper, was watching.
Enough is enough. The "Dateline NBC" report "Detroit: A City of Heartbreak and Hope," which aired last Sunday, is yet another story that focused almost exclusively on the most extreme examples of the... Read More
A city plagued by problems; Detroit is on the up-swin. Being a huge car buff, Detroit is kind of like Mecca to me. I write a weekly car review column and it seems that the cars I tend to most enjoy are the... Read More