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Abandoned 100-year-old Detroit home about to get new tenants

Jul. 26, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With new flooring being laid, paint going on walls and community-based programming continuing, after 11 years, the nonprofit Congress of Communities is preparing to move into a new home — literally. Congress of Communities, which is moving from an...

Donations strengthen California police accountability work

Jun. 04, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

Roger Brown, 33, a Black Fresno rapper and mentor, was driving home from a candlelight vigil in March when he noticed a police car was following his BMW. He was dropping off four kids, some as young as 10, who had attended the vigil held for a murdered child. As Brown...

Work starts on final stretch of Detroit's East Riverwalk

May. 15, 2021 09:40 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Work has started to complete the final stretch of a walking and biking path along Detroit’s east riverfront. That section running 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) is expected to be completed in the fall of 2022 and link the Detroit Riverwalk to MacArthur...