Photo of Jean Cramer, a candidate for Marysville City Council

Candidate: Michigan City Should Be as White “As Possible”

MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan shocked a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible." "Keep Marysville a white community as much as possible. White. Seriously. In other words, no foreign-b...
Photo of Democrat candidate for Michigan governor Abdul El-Sayed

Muslim Candidates Run in Record Numbers But Face Backlash

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A liberal woman of color with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long-serving congressman from her own political party. When Tahirah Amatul-Wadud heard about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning upset over U....

Is the United States ready for a Muslim governor?

Michigan, much to Hillary Clinton's chagrin, helped elect Donald Trump president of the United States. Now the state perhaps best known for the automobile industry and the financial collapse of its marquee city, Detroit, faces a new question. Is Michigan...