Diversity

Feature Story Jib-Bob Korean Restaurant Owner

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Feature Story Minority business owners are a powerful force. According to the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, minority business owners create half the new jobs in this country.

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Longform New Foundry CEO Rich Chang.
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Feature Story By taking the survey, you have the opportunity to share your story.
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Development News “I wasn’t a big reader but I want my kids to be,” says Monica Papasian. “Knowledge is power.”
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Feature Story Dr. Debra Furr Holden is a Flint native and Associate Dean for Public Health Integration at Michigan State University, Division of Public Health in the College of Human Medicine.
Development News “We wanted to facilitate this exhibit. We want to tell this story but it’s not necessarily our story to tell, so we needed the community’s help,” says Andrew Kercher.
Feature Story Diane Brown Wilhelm is a member of the We Hear You Coalition and is Councilman of Midland’s Ward IV.

Q&A with Diane Brown Wilhelm, Midland City Council Ward IV


Longform Julie Palmer.
Feature Story Sterling Heights resident John Myers III is part of the city's new African American Coalition, which is partnering with the city to host events this month.
Longform On the Ground Battle Creek Language Arts Class
Feature Story Jake Saldaña and his son play inside of Sal's gym.

“When you’re not allowed to give up, you change”


Feature Story Rose Younglove.

U-M students launch LGBTQ+ newspaper The Michigan Gayly


Innovation News "Just a Kid From Ypsi" panelists Erica Roberson-Peters (top left), Reagan Sidney (top row, left of center), and Taryn Willis (bottom left) as children.