Michigan

Michigan Eye Doctor Pleads Guilty To Hate Crimes For Death Threats That Targeted Black Lives Matter Supporters

The 61-year-old used the n-word and threatened to lynch Black people.
12/15/2022

Patrick Lyoya's Family Sues Grand Rapids, Ex-Officer Who Fatally Shot Him In The Head

The African refugee was a driving-while-Black victim, the family's lawyers allege.
12/08/2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Appoints First Black Woman to Michigan’s Supreme Court

Kyra Harris Bolden is a 34-year-old state lawmaker who previously worked a court-appointed defense lawyer
11/24/2022

Grand Rapids Police Officer Accused Of Killing Patrick Lyoya Will Face Murder Trial

The African immigrant was only 26 years old.
11/01/2022

Flint Mayor Addresses Accusations He Lied About Graduating From College

He denies misleading the public.
09/09/2022

Michigan Supreme Court Rules Judge Improperly Indicted Government Officials In Flint Water Case

The decision leaves residents frustrated about the lack of accountability after the city had been left without a viable water source for a lengthy period.
06/29/2022

Michigan Cop Charged With Patrick Lyoya’s Death Is Fired

Officer Christopher Schurr is also facing murder charges.
06/16/2022

Michigan Officer Who Fatally Shot Patrick Lyoya Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Officer Christopher Schurr has 'turned himself over' to authorities, the prosecutor says.
06/09/2022

White Family Sues School District After Saying Their Black Adopted Daughter Has Endured Months Of Racial Harassment

The teen has reportedly been called the n-word and told to go back to the “plantation.”
05/26/2022

Michigan Optometrist Charged With Delivering Nooses And Making Racist Threats

Kenneth Pilon faces years in prison if convicted.
04/28/2022