Posted by George Abbott
Knight Cities Challenge winners from 2015 and 2016 convene in Philadelphia.
During this contentious election season one theme has remained constant across party lines: an unshakeable belief in the American power to innovate. We at Knight Foundation also believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and anyone. It’s ...
Jan. 7, 2015, 9 a.m., Posted by Irvin D. Reid
An 8-minute documentary on CitizenDetroit.
Detroit once stood tall and proud. It was a blue-collar boomtown and model industrial center. By World War II Detroit had become the automobile capital of the world known as the “arsenal of democracy,” a nickname the city earned, in part, for switching manufacturing production from cars to tanks during the war.
More recently, Detroit stood on the edge of financial disaster following decades of disinvestment, declining population and shrinking revenue. Its financial situation was so severe that the governor appointed an emergency manager. And in 2013, Detroit became the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation’s history.
Jan. 6, 2015, 8:28 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
Jan. 6, 2015, 8 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
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