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Beautiful Gate ~ Interview with Theresa and Bonita

Beautiful Gate ~ Interview with Theresa and Bonita

Amory Zhou

It’s Saturday at Beautiful Gate Church in Ypsilanti. Families and individuals are lined up outside, coming in two-to-three at a time, to get groceries for the week. Many of the folks know one another––they may be neighbors, friends, or just people who see each other…

Action First: Organizing Against Gentrification in Ypsilanti — Interview with Sarah Schulman

Action First: Organizing Against Gentrification in Ypsilanti — Interview with Sarah Schulman

Interview between Sarah Schulman, Amber Fellows, Isaac Levine, and Bryan Foley Conversation transcribed by Karlie Ebersole Intro written by Isaac Levine
Street Questions

Street Questions

Christine Gliha and Brian Geiringer

Despite the cold of late January, we hit the streets on a couple evenings to talk to folks who were out and about in Ypsilanti. Question 1: What will Ypsi look like in 2030? Question 2: Last Saturday, people gathered across the country for National…

8 Questions with Alize Asberry Payne

8 Questions with Alize Asberry Payne

Desiraé Simmons

Alize Asberry Payne is the first Washtenaw County Equity Officer. She started in her position in July 2019. Given the racial inequities between the 48197 & 48198 zip codes and the rest of the county, I wanted to learn more about how she will approach…