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Consumers are returning to a different kind of Detroit expo
Fresh strategies to breathe life into my hometown give hope where past attempts have failed
Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert makes a muted return to the public markets
Michigan’s top university has half the black undergraduates of its peak — and it is not alone
Fears about the state of race relations haunt city at centre of 1967’s long, hot summer
The unemployment rate has soared in cities such as Detroit, which now face intensifying protests against police brutality
Many residents are in ill health and lack access to medical facilities and grocery stores
Devastating urban blight has given the city some unexpected advantages
US city’s housing market reflects its relative reliance on manufacturing compared with its Canadian neighbour
Shares fell, while other automakers rallied, on the first day of the show
Downtown Detroit is bursting into life after decades of decline, but will the recovery restart Motor City’s poorest areas? This report ranges from revitalising neighbourhoods and renovating a symbol of decline to an interview with one of the chief catalysts, entrepreneurship and urban farming
Downtown is on the up but will deprived black neighbourhoods see the benefits?
Farms grew up in gaps left by decline — but are they here to stay?
Regeneration and geography offer a combination the south does not
Eric Thomas’s 2016 blog went viral. What does he think about his changing city now?
From wine shops to tech, local entrepreneurs are stepping up - but many lack capital
The Motown Museum is expanding, with a mission to inspire
The carmaker is rebuilding a symbol of decline as a high-tech centre for ‘new mobility’
The Quicken Loans founder saw opportunity in a perfect storm
Buildings are springing up and people are moving in — but will existing residents be protected?
Bank’s philanthropic effort aims to spur economic growth in distressed urban areas
Extraordinary vocal talent whose songs epitomised black power and women’s liberation
A memoir of one of the ancestors of punk proves a noisy and self-centred read