“The Cha-Cha Slide” rang through the speakers while attendees clapped and danced along, as part of the hundreds gathered for the African American Downtown Festival Saturday. The entertainment included a live band and DJ, with all band members decked out in white uniforms.
In the aftermath of incidents involving immigration spanning several months, campus and Ann Arbor leaders affirm a strong intent to protect immigrants in the area, in reaction to the new political climate created during President Donald J. Trump's first 100 days.
Amid speculation and controversy, Sergio Cardenas Rubio — one of the three employees of Sava’s restaurant that was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Wednesday morning — was released on Friday.
Smoke’s Poutinerie has arrived in Ann Arbor just in time for summer, bringing with it a wide selection of customizable poutine entrees. Poutine is a popular Canadian dish made up of fries, gravy and cheese curds.
Despite concerns over pedestrian safety, City Council voted 8-3 Monday night against an amendment to the Ann Arbor's proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year which would have diverted funds for a new Assistant City Administrator position toward the hiring of two new police officers.
A small but committed crowd of about a dozen residents from Ann Arbor and Detroit gathered outside the Federal Building early Friday morning, carrying signs and cardboard cutouts of buses calling for improved regional transit in southeast Michigan.
Washtenaw County officials have allocated funds to support undocumented immigrants with a 5-2 vote from the County Board of Commissioners on a series of resolutions. These proposals will be funded with taxpayer money and are estimated to total about $135,200 of one-time expenses.