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CLAREMONT, CA - SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 - Poet Claudia Rankine at her home, September 26, 2014. (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times)

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Claudia Rankine's Citizen

[ 5 Dec 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) presents award-winning poet and 2016 MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine on January 16 at 4 p.m. in Rackham Auditorium. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rankine will…

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Consumer optimism surges after the presidential election

[ 23 Nov 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR— The initial reaction of consumers to Donald J. Trump’s victory was to express greater optimism about their personal finances as well as improved prospects for the national economy, according to the University of Michigan (U-M) Surveys of Consumers.…