Detroit

activism

How young voters feel about the election in Michigan

Young voters – particularly young people of colour – played an instrumental role in turning Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania from red to blue.
Ryan White
12.22.20
Art

why artists are finding a creative haven in detroit

The city's sense of space and diverse art scene has been idyllic for artists like Kearra Amaya Gopee and Pamela Council.
André-Naquian Wheeler
8.13.19
Music

yoshi flower's 'american raver' is the pledge of allegiance gone goth

The Detroit-raised artist talks Lana Del Rey, the Republican Party, and the nostalgic value of Ford Motors.
Nick Fulton
10.12.18
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underground resistance — more than just a techno label

Originating in Detroit, Underground Resistance has taken techno music and given it a political stance, producing uncompromising music that facilitated political change.
Alexandra Bondi de Antoni
11.17.17
Photography

photographer bolade banjo captures a different side to detroit

"They think Brighter than you Shine" is a visual journey of a city whose world-changing creativity is often ignored.
Bojana Kozarevic
10.3.17
screen

john boyega draws parallels between racism in America and the UK

As Kathryn Bigelow’s "Detroit" lands in theaters, John Boyega discusses his approach to acting and why he has no time for clickbait political commentary.
Joseph Walsh
8.22.17
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the 10 best films to see in the rest of 2017

Including plots on the 1967 Detroit riots, an aspiring kid rapper, and depicting a teenager's first queer romance, the best has yet to come this year.
Colin Crummy
8.9.17
News

watch the trailer for kathryn bigelow’s astonishingly relevant ‘detroit’

The August 4 premiere marks the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots.
Jo Rosenthal
4.12.17
Music

how erykah badu is helping fight sexual assault in detroit

After dedicating proceeds from her Detroit show’s ticket sales to fund rape kit tests, the neo-soul singer has pledged that all her future concerts will benefit the initiative, too.
Emily Manning
8.15.16
Culture

the photographer celebrating detroit’s rebirth

Photographer Ben Burgess is trying to change the way the world sees Detroit, while navigating the tricky task of presenting a community he doesn't actually belong to.
Kasumi Borczyk
7.1.16
Music

detroit’s techno culture is getting a museum exhibition in london

'Detroit: Techno City' charts the genre's timeline through the 70s, 80s, and early 90s.
Hannah Ongley
6.8.16
Music

zelooperz, the björk-loving rapper redefining detroit's sound

Get to know the Danny Brown disciple taking cues from punk rock, abstract art, and the Icelandic mother of electronica.
Emily Manning
1.26.16
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