The grassroots group Soulardarity will be installing its first residential community-owned solar-powered streetlight in Highland Park on Sunday, August 17. The organization formed in response to the city’s decision to remove two-thirds of its 1,500 streetlights in 2011 […]
Join the Critical Moment crew for some summer fun at Food Field – a four acre urban farm in central Detroit. Musical acts are TBA and there’ll be an open […]
Here at Critical Moment, we’ve been following the work of artist Nicole McDonald for some time. In fact, we even selected her as our featured artist back in the summer […]
When the U.S. Social Forum came to Detroit in 2010, it galvanized local activists and helped spread news about our local struggles and movements from coast to coast. Later this month, another gathering with the potential to generate similar momentum is coming to the Motor City.
Detroit’s decision to cut off water to thousands of residents this month has provoked an international outcry. Yet, while it’s encouraging to hear U.N. experts say the shut off policy […]
Suddenly a fight broke out when the performance started. Louder and louder, it could be heard from the merch table in the next room. The culprit? Long time Detroit multimedia […]
Retribution, Resistance, and the Incarceration of Kids By Michael Philip Brown I write poetry for Wednesdays. I have come to cherish Wednesdays despite the sadness they often bring me. Wednesdays, […]