Last year, the Museum Studies Program at the University of Michigan hosted Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the soon-to-be-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture., for a week of working on campus with students.
DIMONDALE, MI — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) hasn't indicated much support for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, but in Trump’s visit to Michigan Friday, Trump seemed to be hoping one of the governor’s main ideas — Michigan as a comeback state — would come true for him, too.
Of the five City Council members up for re-election this year, only three were challenged in the Democratic primary. In the Tuesday primary election, all three prevailed, and, because Ann Arbor traditionally votes overwhelmingly Democratic, Councilmembers Sumi Kailasapathy (D–Ward 1), Graydon Krapohl (D–Ward 4) and Chuck Warpehoski (D–Ward 5) will most likely be re-elected in November.
PHILADELPHIA — The expectation for Michigan to be a battleground state this year was accentuated at the Democratic National Convention, with speeches from four state natives: Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Detroit worker Henrietta Ivey.
PHILADELPHIA — During the primary season, Flint garnered a lot of media attention following Hillary Clinton’s mention of the Flint water crisis in a presidential debate in January.
A little over a week after his formal nomination as Donald Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence took the stage Thursday evening in Novi, Michigan, following an earlier town hall event in Grand Rapids.
PHILADELPHIA — Amid leaked DNC emails and fears of a divided party, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters ignited protests throughout Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week. Additionally, many delegates at the convention came in protest with taped mouths and rampant booing of various speakers who praised presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Henrietta Ivey — a native Michigan healthcare worker —will speak at the Democratic National Convention next Thursday in Philadelphia.
The 57th Ann Arbor Street Art Fair will — for the first time ever — last throughout the entire weekend, hopefully drawing new crowds of spectators and artists.
CLEVELAND — Amidst national media coverage of Sen.