Michigan in Color


The global chain of movements driven organically by the people give me hope. As many systematic, institutional and legal structures thwart any attempts of equality, we shall overcome.

Authentically, unapologetically Black

In an article for the National Review late last year, senior editor Jonah Goldberg discussed the (now former) popularity of Ben Carson amongst the GOP.


I am not pigmentally challenged

I bleed in color

Dream vivid dreams

And leap from slumber

Singing songs that make the rainbow

Quiver at dusk


We laugh in yellow

Amplify: Louder Illustration
Kristin Swope, MiC Contributor

I will be completely honest in saying that this is one of the hardest things I’ve had to write — mainly because I know that, as my mother, you are my biggest supporter and encourager. I can always count on you to be my number one fan — except when it comes to my natural curls.


An American's nightmare

Hello, Officer, I just saw that you shot a man of my same skin tone

My hands won't go near the wallet in my pocket

So leave your holster alone

Unapologetic Therapy

He has a turban, and has long hair like a girl … like why would anyone like him?

Diversity Talk - Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

While University President Mark Schlissel’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic planning initiative is admirable, its prospects for success are questionable.