Detroit has lost a quarter of its population in the past decade. That's about 237,000 people, according to new Census figures. Lawmakers blame crime, political scandals, the collapse of the automobile industry, the housing market ... and the list goes on. However, things in Detroit aren't all bad. These videos underscore some of the great things happening in the Motor City.
Seeing past urban decay – Nothing positive in Detroit? Our friends over at VBS don't think so. They meet artists and musicians who say Detroit is a blank canvas full of possibility.
Greening Detroit roots – An environmental group sets up shop in one ofÂ Detroit's roughest neighborhoods. Their mission: to revitalize Detroit by going green. But how? We'll let them explain.
Education makeover – Math can be frightening in any city. But even more so in a city that has a staggering number of dropouts and seems to be failing its kids. Several Wayne State University professors are determined to change this and have practically reinvented the subject at math camp.