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Attendees of a community meeting at the Delray Rec Center on air quality assessment - Jan. 25, 2018

How residents of southwest Detroit fought for, and won, a historic community benefits package

The Gordie Howe International Bridge is expected to be an enormous economic boon to Southeast Michigan, but many in southwest Detroit wonder if they'll have access to those benefits. Thanks to a historic deal, they will.

Soulardarity founder Jackson Koeppel

What we're looking forward to in 2018

At Model D, we have a diverse group of contributors with different backgrounds, interests, and ways of engaging with the city. Here's what excites us most about Detroit in the coming year.

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Overcoming racism in Michigan

Michiganders are unifying their communities and finding peaceful pathways to overcome racism, along with the divisiveness, segregation, and disparities it causes.

Lucy Frye, AKA Nandi, in her cafe

Our favorite stories from 2017

Before the year comes to a close, we'd like to look back on our last year of coverage.

Raymond Underwood, winner of the Hagopian Rug Design Contest

"You can't just talk about race anywhere": Detroit youth explore race through the arts

A plethora of art programs across the city offer young Detroiters rich, textured avenues for artistic expression about contemporary racial, cultural, and social justice issues.
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Detroit Revitalization Fellows hustle harder

In this video, three Detroit Revitalization Fellows talk about their day jobs, which are all focused on improving life in the city, and their extracurricular entrepreneurial activities, which do much the same.
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