Ypsilanti, MI – Longtime political and social activist Grace Lee Boggs of Detroit delivered the keynote address at Monday's 21st annual Eastern Michigan University President's Luncheon honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Click on the audio icon to hear her address.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor high school students have found 23 core barriers to achievement that are partly responsible for the achievement gap between minority and non-minority students. The students presented the results of the "Leap the Gap" youth empowerment project to the school board Wednesday night. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County Commissioner Jeff Irwin has been elected this year's chair of the board of commissioners. Last night's board meeting was primarily dedicated to choosing board leadership, but could ultimately affect the dispute over the cost communities pay for Sheriff's Department road patrols. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – A group of 20 Ypsilanti High School Students is working toward a trip to Scotland and the prestigious American High School Theater Festival next year. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the group's efforts from WEMU's Bob Eccles.