By Michele Oberholtzer On Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes made a landmark decision to authorize continued water shutoffs for unpaid water bills, leaving thousands of Detroiters without access to water. At […]
By Bill Wylie-Kellermann Think of Charity Hicks as the Rosa Parks of the Detroit Water Struggle. She was arrested in Detroit early on May 16 for resisting the shut off […]
In the context of the dismal conditions already characterizing life in the City, Emergency Manager Kevin Orr, dealt another blow: the campaign to shut off the water in thousands of […]
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.