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Black Detroit voters sue Trump campaign over effort to invalidate election results

The lawsuit is over the effort to overturn results of the election in Michigan.

Specifically, the suit takes issue with the campaign’s effort to overturn the results of the election in Michigan by blocking the certification of results in Wayne County, home to Detroit, and attempting to “intimidate” and “coerce” state and local officials into replacing electors.

“Central to this strategy is disenfranchising voters in predominately Black cities,” the suit alleges. “Repeating false claims of voter fraud, which have been thoroughly debunked, Defendants are pressuring state and local officials in

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Dominique Morisseau to Join Detroit Public Theatre as Executive Artistic Producer

Dominique Morisseau to Join Detroit Public Theatre as Executive Artistic Producer

Dominique Morisseau will join Detroit Public Theatre as Executive Artistic Producer in November 2020. Morisseau will become a member of the leadership team working with founding Producing Artistic Directors Courtney Burkett, Sarah Clare Corporandy, and Sarah Winkler to shape the future artistic and community vision of this young regional theatre in the heart of Detroit’s cultural district.

Morisseau has played a central role in building Detroit Public Theatre since the company’s earliest planning stages, first advising and collaborating in 2014 (more than a year before DPT’s inaugural production) and subsequently joining the board of directors. DPT has produced four of Morisseau’s plays ( Detroit ’67, Skeleton Crew, Pipeline, Paradise Blue ) in five seasons.

In addition to Morisseau’s achievements as a playwright, she is a MacArthur Genius grantee, a national leader in crucial current movements for justice and equity in the American Theatre, and a beloved daughter of Detroit with

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Drive-by shooting on Lodge Freeway in Detroit leaves 2 wounded

DETROIT — Police are investigating a shooting on M-10 in Detroit that resulted in a crash and left two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

About 2:50 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, Michigan State Police troopers responded to southbound M-10 and Linwood Street for a traffic crash. Troopers arrived to find a vehicle with numerous bullet holes, according to a release issued on the MSP Metro Detroit’s Twitter account.

Troopers checked with area hospitals and identified a victim at Henry Ford Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. They later found a second victim at another hospital, police said.

Both victims said they had been at a party in Detroit. They left the party and were driving south on M-10 when an unknown vehicle pulled alongside them and opened fire on their vehicle, troopers said.

The driver of the fired-upon vehicle lost control and struck the roadway’s right wall, troopers said.

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How Detroit Assembly Lines Changed Music Forever

Photo credit: Yale Joel - Getty Images
Photo credit: Yale Joel – Getty Images

From Road & Track

All music is a product of time and place. Often, this happens in subtle ways—composers and songwriters absorb the sounds, moods, and cultures of their environment, sometimes without even realizing it. Other times, the influence is a bit more explicit.

Berry Gordy Jr. began working at a Lincoln-Mercury plant in 1955. Gordy was an aspiring songwriter at the time, but with a young family to support, he did what so many musicians have to do, and took a day job. “Those slow-moving car frames were the loveliest sight I’d ever seen,” he wrote in his autobiography To Be Loved. “There was a pleasing simplicity to how everyone did the same thing over and over again.”

Photo credit: Donaldson Collection - Getty Images
Photo credit: Donaldson Collection – Getty Images

The work paid reasonably well—$86.40 a week—and by Gordy’s account, was fairly easy. “I learned it

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