Aug. 26, 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated during the national anthem of a National Football League preseason game to protest the oppression of people of color and ongoing issues of police brutality in those communities.
Meeting at Hanover Square Park and marching to Liberty Plaza in the rain, over 100 University of Michigan students, Ann Arbor residents and others took part in the Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace and Justice Saturday afternoon.
On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed a case of measles, a highly contagious airborne disease, in a Livingston County adult who commutes to Washtenaw County for work, according to a press release from Washtenaw County Public Health.
Rain did not prevent Ann Arbor residents and other pickle fans from gathering at the Downtown Home and Garden’s Ninth Annual Pickle Contest and Tasting Saturday morning at their store on South Ashley Street.
Hundreds of Ann Arbor residents marched Wednesday night from the Blake Transit Center to City Hall to protest last week's violent arrest of Ciaeem Slaton, a Black 16-year-old who was waiting at the BTC fo