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Stateside: Tax foreclosure profits; how racism shapes neighborhoods; teachers on reopening schools

Jul 20, 2020

Today on Stateside, a new ruling from the Michigan Supreme Court will have major implications on how counties collect money on tax foreclosed homes. As back to school season comes into view, how are teachers feeling about returning to work in uncertain times. Plus, how Sundown Towns across Michigan defined systemic racism in housing and neighborhoods.

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Michigan Supreme Court decision could mean big changes for county tax foreclosures

  • Sarah Cwiek is a reporter for Michigan Radio.

As state and districts roll out plans to reopen schools, many teachers are concerned

  • Matinga Ragatz is an education consultant and Stateside education commentator.
  • Rick Joseph is a language arts and social studies teacher at Birmingham Covington School.
  • Cara Lougheed is an english and history teacher at Stone Creek High School in Rochester Hills.

How “sundown towns” have shaped where we live, work, and play

  • Bryce Huffman is a reporter for Bridge Detroit.