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Stateside: Racism lawsuit at Ann Arbor high school; some businesses still closed; future of Big 3

the exterior of Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor
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A Black student at pioneer high school has filed a civil rights complaint against the school. This comes after the country spent the summer reckoning with racial injustice.

Today on Stateside, the summer of calls for racial justice continues into the school year. A Black student at Ann Arbor’s Pioneer High School has filed a civil rights complaint against the school, alleging racial discrimination and an overall hostile environment for Black students. Also, an interview with the editor-in-chief of Car and Driver magazine as she works to create a more inclusive car culture and dealing with a changing auto industry.

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Ann Arbor student alleges racism in civil rights claim against her high school

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Stateside’s conversation with Liza Davis

  •   Liza Davis works on the University of Michigan Law School’s Civil Rights Litigation Initiative

How close-contact businesses like dance and massage are faring during the COVID pandemic

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Stateside’s conversation with Susan Byrd and Heidi Johnson

  • Susan Byrd is the director of Living Arts Dance Sudio in Williamston and Mason
  • Heidi Johnson is the owner of Thrive Massage and Bodywork in Ann Arbor

First woman to head "Car and Driver" magazine talks about how the pandemic is changing the auto industry

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Stateside’s conversation with Sharon Silke Carty

  •   Sharon Silke Carty is the editor in chief at Car and Driver
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