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Norman Lippitt puts his feet up in his Birmingham, Mich., office. Courtesy of Joel Kurth/Bridge Magazine hide caption

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Defense Attorney For Police In 'Algiers Motel Shooting': 'Am I A Soulless Person?'

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Detroit resident Teresa Moon, who has lived in the city's 8 Mile Road neighborhood for 59 years, stands in front of what she calls a "segregation wall." Denise Guerra /NPR hide caption

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In Detroit, A Colorful Mural Stands As A Reminder Of The City's 'Segregation Wall'

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A streetcar rides along Woodward Avenue on Friday in Detroit — the city's first in 61 years. The QLine project was led by private businesses and philanthropic organizations in partnership with local, state and the federal government. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Minara Begum (left) and her sister, Rajna Begum, served coconut Mishti (sweets) at the first Bandhu Gardens pop-up at Rose's Fine Food last July. Courtesy of Andrew Miller hide caption

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Owner Mike Ilitch of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with the Stanley Cup in 2008 after the team defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. The team won four NHL titles under his ownership. His Detroit Tigers teams made it to two World Series. Dave Sandford/Getty Images hide caption

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On the north side of Detroit, a community farm teamed up with a local arts and culture nonprofit to put its summer harvest to best use — while also honoring the legacy of the city's black families. Their answer: Afro Jam, a line of preserves based on old family recipes. Martina Guzman for NPR hide caption

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Detroit voters will have a chance to decide on Tuesday if they want to be more involved in the process and negotiations when big development projects happen near them. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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The Business Ballot Battle Creating A Wedge Among Detroit Voters

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Rich Harlan prepares Coney hot dogs at his restaurant, Red Hots Coney Island, in Detroit. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Coney: The Hot Dog That Fueled Detroit's Middle-Class Dreams

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Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb., is seen among residential homes last October. Urban farms have become a celebrated trend, yet earning a living at it is tough, a new survey finds. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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In this Sept. 11, 2013 photo, Saginaw City Manager Darnell Earley appears at a news conference in Flint, Mich. Earley was in charge of both the city of Flint and the schools at key points in their recent turmoil. Zack Wittman/The Flint Journal/MLive.com via AP hide caption

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