Metro Health to be renamed University of Michigan Health-West
WYOMING, MI — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health is getting a new name. The relationship between University of Michigan Health and Metro dates back to 2009, when U-M began providing radiation oncology services at The Cancer Center on Metro Health’s campus. In 2016, the two health care organizations merged, making Metro a wholly-owned subsidiary of University of Michigan Health. “As we have done at every stage in our history, we must ensure our name reflects our expanding capabilities,” said Bill Barkeley, Chairman of the Metro Health Board of Directors. Those changes included Metropolitan Hospital, Metro Health and Metro Health – University of Michigan, according to a news release.mlive.com
Mexico raids building project next to Teotihuacán pyramids
Mexico has sent in 250 National Guard troops and 60 police officers to seize a plot of land next to the pre-Hispanic ruins of Teotihuacan where authorities say bulldozers were destroying outlying parts of the archeological sitewashingtonpost.com
Man dead after vehicle hits light pole in Park Manor neighborhood
The man, whose name had not been released by Tuesday afternoon, had been driving west in the 300 block of East 71st Street in Park Manor on the South Side about 9:40 p.m. Monday, according to a police media notification.chicagotribune.com
Column: Breonna Taylor. We must never stop saying her name
Now, we say her name over and over because it reminds us the fragility of a life that is burdened with inequities. We say her name because hearing it strengthens our resolve to demand social justice for all and it helps us push forward with fortitude.chicagotribune.com
Kenosha’s Carthage College retires Red Men and Lady Reds team names to boost race and gender equity: ‘We had a name that was offensive to Native Americans’
“We had a name that was offensive to Native Americans and many people on behalf of Native Americans,” Swallow said. “But beyond that, we had to ask ourselves whether we wanted to continue to celebrate this part of this history.”chicagotribune.com
Gov. Whitmer signs bills allowing college athletes in Michigan to make money off name, image, likeness
Gretchen Whitmer has signed two bills that will allow college athletes in Michigan to make money off of their own name, image, likeness and reputation. Michigan is among the first states to allow student athletes to earn such compensation. It’s the first time in state history that college players can financially benefit from their sport while attending school. The bills allow players from any sport in all divisions to use agents to earn money from their own image, name, or likeness. “I am proud to sign this bipartisan legislation today on behalf of our current and future student athletes,” Whitmer said.
Controversy surfaces surrounding Cass Tech namesake
The name Cass Tech is synonymous with greatness, but the man in which the school was named after is starting to see his fair share of controversy in 2020. RELATED: Michigan governor: Lansing’s Lewis Cass Building renamed to ‘Elliott-Larsen Building’“Three schools being destroyed by fire one just we wore out. Many aren’t too pleased with the fact that Lewis Cass at one point was a slave owner, like alum Kevin Tolbert. “I think anything other than the Cass Tech Name destroys the brand. Since that time the School Board created and passed a school name change policy and it has not been used by stakeholders to initiate a name change for Cass Tech High School.